Sheron Chand -  USP Alumni Network

Sheron Chand

What is your home country?
Fiji Islands

What programme(s) did you graduate in and in which year?
BCom majoring in Accounting & Economics in 2011

What was your most memorable moment as a student?
My graduation (8th April, 2011)

Describe your experience while studying at USP
Enriching  learning experience

What was your greatest achievement while studying at USP?
It has given me extreme self-confidence as I used to be a very shy person.

After graduating from USP, what were some of the highlights of your career?
Currently I am working for a micro-finance company as a Branch Admin and I believe my qualifications have helped me secure this job.

How do you think USP helped you in your career?
The skills & knowledge I have gained from my various courses has been of tremendous help in different aspects of my work.

After graduating from USP, what has been your greatest achievement?
After graduation I have become very self-confident and the belief that I can overcome all hurdles and achieve what I set my mind to has been a great achievement in itself.

What inspires you and why?
My family and faith in myself has been a great source of inspiration.

What advice would you give to current and future students of USP?
I would advise them to make the most of their time at USP as this time won’t come back again, engage in the many activities USP has to offer & to do well in their units so they have no regrets afterwards.

Please share your top three tips that you think are most important for our current students or recent graduates that will help them when starting out on their career paths.
Make good use of student resources that USP has to offer such as online materials, keep a timetable & follow it strictly, set goals prior to starting something & work towards achieving it.

What has your involvement been with the University since you graduated?
Since graduating I have taken up only one education unit last year but I am planning to take up more units this semester as part of further studies.

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