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University of Surrey Alumni featured in Black History Month Magazine 2017

University of Surrey alumni, Vanessa Burton and Anthony Ssenyonga have been interviewed and featured in the ‘Black History Month Magazine 2017’ focusing on their experiences of ‘What’s life like as a BAME Engineer?’

Both Vanessa and Anthony graduated with a Civil Engineering MEng qualification and currently work at Mott Macdonald in Croydon, an engineering and development consultancy. Vanessa continues her studies on the Advanced Geotechnics MSc programme offered by the University as a Distance Learner.

In the featured article, both Vanessa an Anthony talk about their inspirations in choosing engineering as a discipline and the advice they would offer to others considering the profession as a future career.

The full article can be read at the following link:

https://issuu.com/sugarmediaandmarketing/docs/black_history_month_magazine_2017/29