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Chapter Leader Profile - Chennai, India 

 

Name: Devarajan Govindaswamy

Graduated: 2015

Studied: Law LLM

 

"Years that you spend at the University, shape and make your career."

 

Why did you choose to study at Oxford Brookes?
I chose Oxford Brookes because of the availability of LLM course and the the ranking of the University in the UK.

What is your best memory of Brookes?
The facilities that Brookes provided such as Headington Hill Hall and the City of Oxford. The streets were safe and we were able to use Oxford University Bodleian.

What do you miss the most about Brookes?
My classmates who were from different parts of the world.

What did you do after you graduated from Brookes?
It took almost a year to get an employment. Now, I am associated with a law firm and practicing as an IP Attorney in Chennai

What inspired you to join your chosen career?
My past work experience, and desire to develop myself to take-up next level of tasks and achievement.

Do not rest; keep pitching for the right opportunity. Keep-up your learning curve...

What inspired you to volunteer for your chapter?
To have a connection with University Alumni Activities, to promote and leverage the brand value of Oxford Brookes, and to retain the academic connections.

Event in Chennai hosted by Paul Inman and Alison Bond

What advice would you give to a current student?
Years that you spend at the University, shape and make your career, so without missing the opportunity, experience and enjoy every moment as a Student, and be brave to explore university activities, make academic friends, have access to the Oxford Brookes and Bodleian Library infrastructures, attend seminars, conferences, and try to do your best in the academic assignments. 

What advice would you give to a recent graduate?
Do not rest; keep pitching for the right opportunity. Keep-up your learning curve; make yourself aware of the happenings in your Industry.

Aug 2016