Alumni Ambassadors

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The Alumni Ambassador network has been developed to enable prospective and current students to connect directly with recent graduates who have first-hand experience of all that the School of Government and Society has to offer.

MA International Relations (Diplomacy)

John Cottrell, MA International Relations (Diplomacy)
John Cottrell, MA International Relations (Diplomacy)
Description
The course equipped me with theoretical and practical skills but, more importantly, it brought me closer to the realities of politics and foreign affairs through projects and work experience in various international settings.

MSc Global Cooperation & Security

Gabriel Ranta, MSc Global Cooperation & Security
Gabriel Ranta, MSc Global Cooperation & Security
Description
I reached the conclusion that the School of Government and Society provided a complete package that suited my interests and goals.
Patrick Radin, MSc Global Cooperation & Security
Patrick Radin, MSc Global Cooperation & Security
Description
I have a passion for the field of International Relations and found the School of Government and Society at UoB to have the most intellectually stimulating set of courses delving into some of the most important contemporary issues facing the international community.

International Development

Kanthamanee Ladaphongphatthana, MSc International Development 2009
Kanthamanee Ladaphongphatthana, MSc International Development 2009
Description
I am currently based in Bangkok and working as a Development Coordinator for the Foundation of Magnificent Truth. Most of my work involves child development programmes and holistic ministry.
Kenneth Okwaroh Ochieng, MSc International Development 2011
Kenneth Okwaroh Ochieng, MSc International Development 2011
Description
The amount and diversity of information was amazing, the lecturers were brilliant and the facilities fantastic. Every day, I learnt something new, I encountered something special and I experienced uniqueness with every passing day.
Lawrence M. Pepple, MSc Conflict Security and Development 2010
Description
My favourite memory of the University is the warmth of the Academic and Administrative staff and the international spread of the student body.
Nadia Krige, MSc International Development 2010
Nadia Krige, MSc International Development 2010
Description
In May 2010, I was employed by Accenture to work as an Analyst in their London office within their Health and Public Services client group, continuing the public sector focus that I structured for my MSc.
Olasimbo Omolara Fayombo, Poverty Reduction & Development Management (International) 2010
Description
A Principal Officer in the service of the Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Abuja.
Robert Atsrim, MSc Development Management (Public Economic Management and Finance) 2011
Robert Atsrim, MSc Development Management (Public Economic Management and Finance) 2011
Description
The University of Birmingham makes studying easy and enjoyable. The availability of academic resources in the libraries and learning centres contributes hugely to this. All lecturers are well trained and classrooms are also comfortable.

Our ambassadors will not be able to answer questions regarding entry requirements, international visa requirements etc. If you have any questions on these areas, please contact - international@bham.ac.uk If you have difficulties getting in contact with any of our ambassadors, please let us know.