Dewank Mittal

Tell us about your degree - why did you choose it? What elements of the degree inspired you to study it?
MSc International Business provided me with skills and insights of working between different international markets.


What was the best part of your studies here? What did you enjoy the most?
Leeds as a city is amazing for students. Studies, parties, attractions, etc.


What were your career aspirations when you arrived? Do you think the experience and skills you gained here will help/helped you in your future career plans? In what way?
Everything I have learned from Leeds helped in personal growth and development alongside helping me grow my business across various markets.


What are your ambitions for the future?
Entering the American market


Do you think your experience and skills gained here will help you in your future career plans? In what way?


If you are not from the UK, how was the transition to a foreign country? Did the university offer support or services that you found helpful? Can you offer any advice?
University union offered the utmost support in order for an international student to feel at home in Leeds.


What was your impression/experience of the facilities, the staff, your peers, the student union, the City of Leeds and the region itself? What would you recommend to future students?
The student union is the go-to place for any kind of problems/queries associated with the city itself or future decisions like job placement and much more.


What would you say is your defining memory of studying here? (eg friendships made, confidence in your abilities, or any single event that you will always remember?) And would you recommend the Business School to others?
Being an international student in a completely new city, out of my comfort zone, ultimately helped me build more confidence and independence in terms of decision making and taking responsibilities.