School of Computing

Guanlin

MSc Advanced Computer Science - Graduated 2015

Current role - Chief Technical Officer and Founder at Quanta Era Group Limited

Why did you choose to study your postgraduate degree at Newcastle University?

The course MSc Advanced Computer Science provided by Newcastle University is really cool and most of the modules I took during that year are really helpful for my current career.

What did you most enjoy about studying your course?

I suppose that the most enjoyable part was working with many excellent researchers and scientists who are at the top level of their fields at Newcastle University. Especially working with Professor John Fitzgerald who was my supervisor of my MSc final project. I learned a lot from him.

What did you enjoy most about living in or around Newcastle?

The people from Newcastle are very nice.

What were your career aspirations when you graduated? Explain how studying at Newcastle has helped you in your career:

My career aspiration was to start my own business when I graduated.

Most of the modules I took during that year were really helpful for my current career as the CTO of a technology company.

What advice would you give students considering postgraduate study at Newcastle?

Newcastle University is a really good choice for those students who have ambition for their future career!