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Working with global brands, writing books, and travelling the world as a public speaker are career highlights for alumnus

Working with global brands, writing books, and travelling the world as a public speaker are career highlights for alumnus

Sani Yusuf

I specifically chose Brunel because it was positioned perfectly in an area of London that did not have too many distractions, while also having my course taught at a very high level.

Sani, Undergraduate, Alumni

Founder / Head of Engineering, Haibird

Computer Science BSc - 2014

From Nigeria

Which country do you currently live in?

UK

Tell us about your educational and/or career journey since you graduated from Brunel?

It has been absolutely amazing, filled with adventure and learning. I left Brunel as a beneficiary of the Graduate Entrepreneur Visa, establishing my company Haibrid. I was then granted the Exceptional Talent Visa and have since worked with global brands, written books, and travelled the world as a public speaker.

What does a typical day at work involve for you?

Fitness, a catch-up with my staff, then proceed with my consulting engagements. I also find time to help mentor my mentees, normally at midday.

What’s been the highlight of your career journey so far?

Travelling to 37 countries as a speaker and publishing three books online.

How would you say your Brunel experience has helped you to get where you are today?

The social skills learned at Brunel have helped me get international fame a bit more easily.

Why did you choose to study at Brunel and why would you recommend Brunel to others?

I specifically chose Brunel because it was positioned perfectly in an area of London that did not have too many distractions, while also having my course taught at a very high level.

What is your best memory of studying here?

Winning The 2014 Data Innovation Prize at Made in Brunel.

If you could give one piece of advice to current Brunel students, what would that be?

It’s not just about the academics, also enjoy the interpersonal side of things. That part will get you further than any A* grade.

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