Portrait photograph of: Ivan Periasamy

Ivan Periasamy

Country Of Origin: Malaysia

Degree: BSc Management & Human Resources, 2019

Global Graduate Programme , British American Tobacco (BAT)

Why did you choose to study at Lancaster?

I chose to study with LUMS because it is an institute with proud achievements and success along with excellent services that make Lancaster University one of the best.

What was the best thing about your course?

The best thing about my course is my lecturers who were fantastic, helpful and insightful. Without my lecturers, it would have been difficult for me to digest the contents of the programme, nevertheless I made it through the course because of them and the excellent support system that I received in this course.

What/who inspired you the most at LUMS?

The various programmes were organised and held for students constantly and which gives us students so much in return. For examples, the Careers team, Academic workshops and etc. These programmes inspired me as it allowed me to take the opportunity to enhance myself even more.

Describe your time at LUMS in three words.

Fantastic, Delightful, Experimental

 What are your best memories of your time at Lancaster?

My best memories would be the life inside and outside of the university. I had a great time involved in my department and as well as in a few societies. Other than that, I enjoyed the peace and tranquility which Lancaster offers.

What are the best things about living in the Lancaster area?

A town which is compact with friendly and happy go lucky people. Everything is nearby and connected which makes life for us students more convenient.

Which parts of your Lancaster experience were the best preparation for your job?

The Careers Team did a great job throughout my three years in Lancaster, offering me numerous opportunities to build my CV and prepare for interviews, as well as organising networking events with big companies.