Student Profiles

Bjørt Kragsteen

The Biomedical Sciences programme at Brunel was certainly the right choice as the first step towards my goal

Jasper Oreva Ojoghoro

The research community in my institute is very warm - a haven where everyone is ready to help. My supervisors are very supportive, the best every research student would like to have.

— Jasper Oreva Ojoghoro
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Quincy Campbell-Rose

I chose Brunel because of its reputation as a good sporting university and the fact that they offered me an academic scholarship

Adil Delwar Dulal

I couldn’t have made a better choice than this. I will always be proud to be a Brunelian

— Adil Delwar Dulal
Biomedical Sciences BSc
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Anthony Wright

What I like about the course is its broad multi-disciplinary nature

— Anthony Wright

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Karol Wereszczynski

Doing my PhD study at Brunel University has given me exposure to an outstanding academic experience and research environment which has helped expand my intellectual inquiry.

— Karol Wereszczynski
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Alexzina Brooks

Seeing as I am interested in several aspects of psychology - mostly psychotherapy - having the option to do two placements is very practical as I can grasp what I am good at and what I enjoy

— Alexzina Brooks
Psychology BSc
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The PGR community in my department is outgoing and social, providing me with the network of support necessary for completing a PhD (and staying sane in the process!).

— Toby Ellmers
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Stefano Vecchiarelli

I liked the modules which are both theoretical and practical

Madeleine Smith

I heard that Brunel offered my course so I phoned them. I felt relieved to know that I had got into university despite not getting my predicted grades

— Madeleine Smith
Psychology BSc
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Anish Patel

My placement was at West Ham Academy FC, I have most enjoyed working with highly motivating staff members and also enjoyed building a good rapport with the academy players

Rock Chen

My placement year with Syngenta was a key point in my life. The learning curve was huge for me - I learned how to apply my knowledge of science to real projects

Jelani Robertson

I chose Brunel University because of the amazing career opportunities that past graduates from my chosen programme of study have been privy to

Dario Zavagno

I was blown away by the amazing sports facilities that Brunel University London were able to provide

The tutors and lecturers are very supportive and approachable- I always feel comfortable asking questions in lectures or going to see my personal tutors for any queries or troubles I may have

Ioanna Karpathiou

Looking back at my achievements, I have gained a new level of confidence and hope to be even more productive in my final year

Sam George

The sporting facilities are great as it means I can pursue elite sport in my spare time, with all the facilities and equipment I need

Kati Schlimm

My placement was at Roxy/Quiksilver in France. I helped advertise and create an online presence for the Spring/Summer 2013 Bikini collection of Roxy!

Sarah Hussain

I felt upset and nervous when I contacted UCAS to go through Clearing, so I was relieved and delighted when I was offered a place at Brunel to study Biomedical Sciences


Brunel University has a “work hard, play hard” ethic and I strongly recommend that prospective students apply here


The fact that Brunel University offered the four-year sandwich course for Biomedical Sciences made my university decision even easier

Evren Raman

I don’t know what the future holds for me but I do know that the knowledge and skills that I have gained during my time at Brunel will aid me wherever I end up.

— Evren Raman
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Jennifer Hall

Throughout the 2.5 years that I have been at Brunel so far, I have thoroughly enjoyed my experience. In the first year, my supervisors guided me in developing my own ideas for my research, which enabled me to have a clear plan from very early on within my PhD journey.

— Jennifer Hall
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The lecturers get to know everyone and make you feel comfortable


The knowledge gained directly from this course meant I was given interviews at British and American Tobacco, Givaudan and my current work of place SC Johnson

— Ahmed

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Being in greater London also helps with job opportunities, as it is so easy to get into the Capital

— Abigail Williams
Psychology BSc
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I have been able to secure placements working with professional academies and associations

Alexandra Diaconu

My decision to opt for the thin-placement programme was due to my desire to gain a deeper understanding of my career options and to assess my suitability for them

— Alexandra Diaconu
Psychology BSc
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Shirish Jirapure

Brunel offer a range of fantastic facilities and a variety of different clubs and societies to keep everyone entertained

Alexia Kalligeraki

Lecturers are all engaging and committed to their field of research - their drive and passion for their subject areas have influenced several of my career choices so far

— Alexia Kalligeraki

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Oliwia Gadomska

The other students on the course came from all over the world, attracted by the department’s reputation, and it was easy to make friends

— Oliwia Gadomska

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This degree gave me the knowledge and confidence to pursue a PhD in aquatic toxicology

— Katherine

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Martynas Stonkus

My advice to Clearing students? Don’t panic. Look at the dedicated Clearing pages, contacting the university is easy and they will take you through everything.

Sarah Lyons

The optional modules in Levels 2 and 3 allowed me to tailor my course to my preferred and strongest subjects, enabling me to get the most out of my degree

— Sarah Lyons

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Gavin Travers

My research interests lie in the effects of heat acclimation and dehydration on cardiovascular function and exercise performance

— Gavin Travers
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Muhammad Javed

I learnt a lot from my placement year, such as the technical details of food process. As well as that, I developed as a person


This course has helped me build invaluable skills

— Fatema

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Ewan Tuohy

I find my role to be very diverse and have been involved in many different projects ranging from new product development to internal education programmes

Joshua Chew

One of the main reasons I decided to study at that Brunel what the fact it has one big campus compared to city campuses in London that are scattered all over town

Ogechi Edeh

The coursework feedback I receive is very constructive, commending what was good and also where to improve

Yuen Mei Mak

Brunel offers a wide range of social activities and workshops for those who need help in terms of coursework, stress, or time management

Alpa Patel

I really enjoyed the practical aspect of the MSc course, which included a nine-month research dissertation

Nicola Hobbs

I hope to develop holistic mind-body healing programmes

Philip Erritty

Through my placements I developed an interest in schizophrenia, and I chose to investigate lay perceptions of the disorder for my dissertation

— Philip Erritty
Psychology BSc
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Natasha Masand

Becoming the Links Officer for the entire school has enabled me to demonstrate my administration, responsibility and leadership skills to my potential employers and cohorts

Hassan Khonsari

My time here has been really exciting, and also very challenging. There is a great library and excellent computer facilities around the university

Since my arrival at Brunel 2 years ago, my experience has been amazing, more than what you will ever imaging reading about the university online.

— Jasper Oreva Ojoghoro
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Luna Xie

The final year project was one of the most amazing things that I have done in my life, I have learned valuable skills from the process of completing my project

Meganne Torkelson

I love my degree programme and all of the activities hosted on campus

— Meganne Torkelson

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Pauldy Otermans

Having studied in The Netherlands, United States, France (Paris) and Switzerland, I love universities with an international student community which is extremely accurate for Brunel. In fact I have met people from over forty countries during my one and a half years at Brunel.

— Pauldy Otermans
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Sue Wagland

The course requires that we use published papers rather than relying on textbooks, so I’ve been introduced to a whole new world of scientific literature

— Sue Wagland

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Experts from different parts of toxicological industry visited and very diverse, very real and relevant case studies were used to aid our learning

— Anwen

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Melissa Courtney

The sport scholarship has allowed me to be in student halls next to the Indoor Athletics Centre so I don't have to travel to training

Justyna Mleczko

I chose Brunel because it was the only university in London that offered Biomedical Science and Forensic Science combined

— Justyna Mleczko

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