Celebrating graduation success

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Dr Holly Foss, Director of Education, BCRRE, comments on our new MSc graduates who celebrated their success at this December’s graduation.

December 2019 graduation
December 2019 graduation

On 12 December 2019, 25 of our students graduated from their degrees in Railway Systems Engineering and Integration and in Railway Safety and Control Systems at the University of Birmingham.

After a year of intense hard work for our full-time graduates – and many more for our part-time graduates – the graduation ceremony marked a key celebration highlight the accomplishment of an MSc degree.

Speaking of his time studying at BCRRE, Tanapon Win, now a PhD student at the University of Birmingham, confirms, “With all the hospitality that you all had provided, I am proud to be one of the alumni in the BCRRE family”.

Clifford Leung, who has returned to Hong Kong following his MSc degree, says, “This course is highly recommended. It is tougher that I imagined but it is absolutely worthy for all railway professionals, even for beginners.”

Our graduates now take the next step in their careers, with many returning to work with enhanced knowledge and experience to lead across the industry, and others continuing to doctoral study.

As a renowned programme worldwide, these graduates join a large world-wide cohort of over 500 alumni in railways from the University of Birmingham. Our alumni are based across all corners of the globe from China and Singapore, to Australia, from the United States and Peru, to Denmark, and from Saudi Arabia to the United Kingdom.

Some of the MSc graduates
A group of MSc graduates pose for a picture. Taken outside the Elgar Concert Hall in the Bramall Building.

We are delighted to offer our wholehearted congratulations to our 2019 graduates and wish them all the very best for their bright futures in the rail industry.

We love hearing from our alumni and you can keep in touch with BCRRE via our LinkedIN page

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