With our open days for prospective online learners scheduled for 26 and 27 May, we hear from four recent graduates who studied for their postgraduate degrees from their homes around the world.
Deb Baker was working in a New Hampshire library when she noticed that most senior positions in the field were held by men. This inspired her to get back to learning and she combined working with an online degree in Science Communication and Public Engagement. Graduating in 2020, the masters has already opened up new and varied opportunities for her.
Brian Ness is a semi-retired engineer who took an online masters course in philosophy as a hobby. He's now pursuing a PhD and teaching ethics at a local primary school in Australia.
Ohio-based Justina Or decided to take an online philosophy degree to explore an area of personal interest from the comfort of her own home. She didn't expect to make a career out of it but has gone on to complete her PhD and is teaching philosophy to other online students.
After completing her online masters in Digital Education and graduating into the uncertain world of 2020, Chioma Ezegwu established Dev Spring in Nigeria, a research, training and development company. She tells us about it and how studying from home helped her look after and expand her family.
What's your story?