Now that I have graduated, my career path is off to a positive start. I was lucky to get shortlisted for job interviews in five different companies which gave me hope that I will soon get a job in my field.
We sat down with Calvin Mwita, an international graduate from Tanzania, to discuss his experience studying the Master of Business Information Systems (MBIS) at Torrens University. Read on below to find out why he chose to study with us and what he loved most about the experience.
Where are you originally from?
I am originally from the United Republic of Tanzania. I moved to Australia in the year 2018 to further my education and look for more opportunities.
Why did you choose to study at Torrens University?
The reason behind choosing Torrens University is due to the fact that I had a chance to find a career that I love within a reasonable fee structure that I was able to manage.
Which course did you study and when did you graduate?
I completed my studies in August 2021 and graduated the same year. I believe with time I will be able to get a job of my profession in Australia as I got all the relevant skills and knowledge in my field.
Tell us about your career path since graduating.
Before I graduated, my career path was already off to a positive start. I was lucky to get shortlisted for job interviews in five different companies which gave me hope that I will soon get a job in my field. I have also started my professional year to get well equipped with the right skills and experience to gain employment.
What did you like most about studying at Torrens University?
I loved the classes which were very flexible. Torrens University offers small classes which led to a very effective learning environment for students.
What is next for you in terms of your career?
Helping others has always been a passion of mine, and I have always dreamed of transferring this passion into a career. After finishing my Master's, I have been working with various clients. Now that I have a few years of experience, my new goal is to develop my professional skills in corporate settings. I think by doing that I could quickly show that I am ready for any opportunities that come across.
What motto do you live by?
'Time will tell' is my motto, as I believe time is a very important unit in life. If you are working hard on your dreams, you will get rewarded for your efforts. There is only one unit of measurement that will determine your hard work and that is time. It is not about how early you wake up but what you do with your time.
What advice do you give to students currently studying at Torrens University?
My advice to all current students is to believe in themselves and work on their dreams. You are the captain of your life so work hard and you will reach your goals.