A PhD can lead to lots of opportunities in academia and industry

Abdulkareem Karasuwa from Nigeria achieved his PhD in Electrical Engineering in July 2019 having already studied an electronics masters at USW.

"A PhD can lead to lots of opportunities in academia and R&D in industry.

"Having already obtained an electronics masters degree at USW, I had an insight of what it could offer me as a doctoral student.

"The research team is headed by one of leading figures in the field of mobile and satellite communication, and there are excellent facilities as well as industrial networks and collaborations.

"There is great support for PhD students. The Graduate School staff are excellent people that work above and beyond to help us through every bit of our exciting journey.

"I have been exposed to a variety of researcher development opportunities throughout my PhD from research management training and teacher training to health and safety training.

"Thanks to these opportunities, I am already a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) which is a real advantage if I want to move into academia."

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