Pushpinder Kaur jump started her
career with a Master’s course in Human Resource Management (HRM).
Based in Bangalore, India, she is the sole proprietor of a small
consulting company called Us – a therapy building
contractors who deliver corporate training to local firms. As a
graduate of the University of Wolverhampton, Pushpinder is also
Secretary of the University’s India Alumni Association.
Pushpinder chose to study HRM after attending a University Open
“I went along to the Open Day with an open-mind, keeping my
options open but I quickly realised that the Wolverhampton was the
university for me. The course offered me the right combination of
modules that suited my interest and, more importantly, the
international student bursary scheme available at that time allowed
me to save about £1000, which was very helpful indeed.”
Working alongside her studies, Pushpinder soon
saw the benefits of her course when she was promoted to HR
co-ordinator within the company she worked for in Birmingham.
“Studying at the University opened doors to my
career development at such a fast pace. I started working as a HR
co-ordinator on a part-time basis which was excellent as I was able
to practice my newly-acquired skills in a working environment.
Studying at the same time was perfect for putting ideas into
Pushpinder also used her time at the
University to get involved in societies.
“My experience at Wolverhampton also helped me
to grow as a person. I tried to be as active as possible amongst
the University community and along with several of my classmates I
organised many benefits, including an Indian dance programme to
raise money for charity. “
Since graduating Pushpinder has progressed to being her own
boss; setting up her own consultancy company which provides diverse
training to corporate companies.
“We are currently focusing on corporate social
responsibility and have recently delivered a lecture at the New
York Stern College about Internship programmes which link students
and professionals with various NGO’s (Non-governmental
organisation) in Bangalore.”
Pushpinder is also heading management classes
for children’s charities and children from low-income households in
“I cannot relate any better way of putting my
educational experience but by sharing my knowledge to these
Looking back at her time at Wolverhampton
“Studying at the University of Wolverhampton
has refined my overall personality, encouraged me to tackle
demanding challenges within the workplace and prepared me for
future life, whatever lies ahead.”
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