Alexander Johnstone

BA Business Studies and Management

United Kingdom

Alexander is wearing glasses and smiling.

BA Business Studies and Management graduate, Alexander chose the University of Stirling due to its strong reputation, industry focus, experienced faculty, networking opportunities as well as the outstanding University campus and facilities. He said:

“The curriculum was well-structured and comprehensive, covering both theoretical knowledge and practical skills. The faculty members were knowledgeable and supportive, fostering an engaging learning environment. The emphasis on critical thinking, analytical skills, and problem-solving has been invaluable in my career.

 “The University's focus on industry relevance was highly beneficial. The Business and Management course incorporated real-world case studies, projects, and guest lectures from industry professionals. This exposure allowed me to understand the practical applications of the concepts I learned in the classroom.

“Studying at Stirling also provided me with valuable networking opportunities. The University organised various events, career fairs, and industry-specific workshops, enabling me to connect with professionals in my field of interest.”

Since graduating, Alexander has forged a successful career and currently holds a managerial position in the telecoms infrastructure industry. Talking about the impact that studying at Stirling had on his career, Alexander said:

“Studying at the University of Stirling provided me with a solid foundation for my career. The quality education, industry relevance, networking opportunities, personal development, supportive community, global perspective, and access to a strong alumni network have all contributed to my success. I am grateful for the benefits I gained from my time at Stirling, which continue to have a positive impact on my professional journey.

“Even after graduating, the Stirling alumni network continues to be a valuable resource. The university maintains strong connections with its alumni, offering networking events, career services, and opportunities to stay connected with fellow graduates. This network has been beneficial for professional development, mentoring and accessing job opportunities.

“University of Stirling Management School owes its success to the dedication and talent of its teaching staff, who advocate for their students to become industry leaders.”