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Ahmed Khan

Ahmed Khan

University of Brescia, Italy

Country of origin: Pakistan
Study course: PhD in Technology for Health

Why did you decide to study abroad?
I decided to study abroad because it is unforgettable experience to start a totally new life in the foreign country; finding new friends from all over the world and explores new nation. Additionally, studying abroad grants you the opportunity to completely immerse yourself in a new language and allow you to discover yourself while gaining an understanding of a different culture. Being in a new place by yourself can be overwhelming at times, and it tests your ability to adapt to diverse situations while being able to problem solve. Moreover, it also enhances your perspective on life in general.

What made you decide on this university?
University of Brescia has multicultural environment with international students from different countries; which allows you to learn new diverse cultures along with studies. Moreover, I have been offered a research position in “Biosensor Research Group” within project “Health and Wealth” at University of Brescia which is one of the most renowned research groups in Europe. In addition, this university offers several opportunities to work in collaboration with national and international research groups which further increase ones communication skills and confidence level. That’s why I preferred University of Brescia over other universities.

How is your experience of studying abroad?
My experience regarding studying abroad is quite interesting and amazing. Along with studies, it widens my knowledge domains and broadens my way of thinking. It also improves my personal qualities which include communication skills, leadership quality, language skills and many others. Moreover, my social network also expands as I met international people from different countries and cultures. In addition, it also provides me an opportunity to be a part of international research and gives me chance to work with latest scientific technologies.

Why do you think others should not miss out on studying at your university
I think University of Brescia is a great option for higher studies because it also focuses on personal development of student apart from studies. University of Brescia also provides several mobility exchange programs during study tenure like Erasmus plus and other international mobilities. It also helps students in finding industrial projects, thesis and internships. Furthermore, several financial aids and scholarships are also available within university. Besides, Brescia is a cultural and historic city which allows a student to get familiar with Italian culture.