“I love that my grad program is so interdisciplinary. It allows us all to learn from one another, and gives us access to a diverse range of ideas.”
Why did you come to Western for your graduate degree?
I was looking for a master’s program that was course-based, interdisciplinary, offered a co-op component, and was one year in length. The MES program fit all those requirements.
Do you belong to any university or community groups?
I am the Treasurer of the Environment and Sustainability Society, and I am a member of Western’s Pakistani Student Association.
Where’s your favourite place on campus?
I enjoy studying in the Taylor library.
What’s your favourite book?
I have many favourite books, as I love reading. One of my favourite books is A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini. It is so beautifully told, and addresses important issues in society.
What’s the best advice you could give to someone considering applying to your graduate program?
Make sure you are committed to your vision, and you enjoy what you are studying. It helps you stay on track, and work towards your goals for the future.