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Duy Nghia Vu

Career Path: Head of Product Department, Bitel Peru
Location: Vietnam

I have always been passionate about Business Management. I did my undergraduate in Business & Finance and graduated in 2018, then came back to my hometown in Vietnam to start on my career path as an Auditor at EY. A year later, I joined the Viettel Group and move my career into the telecommunications industry.

What are you doing now?Duy Nghia Vu

I now work at Bitel - Peru, a part of the Viettel Group, as Head of Product Department.

What was it about Northumbria that made you decide to study here?

I came to England and Northumbria through a sudden decision I made to look for a new environment and new journey.

What was it like studying at Northumbria?

Northumbria is a multicultural environment and I met many new friends from different background around the world. The University's way of studying and teaching focus on practice instead of heavy theory meant that students can freely share their ideas and had all the needed resources for completing my studies. Also the campus is wonderful.

How connected was your course with industry?

I can say ability to be self-sufficient, the soft skills and problem solving I learnt have all benefited me in my current job greatly.

What was the best thing about your course?

Many thing but mostly my classmates and opportunities to see the world.

How did studying at Northumbria help you achieve your career goals/ give your career an edge?

It helped me straighten my profile in terms of both academic achievement and working experience.

Which skills/knowledge did you learn on your course that you use most now throughout your career?

Problem solving, self-study, research and presentation skills.

What did you enjoy most about your time at Northumbria University?

Great environment with inspiring teaching staff, also my dear talented class-mates.

What advice would you give somebody who is considering studying at Northumbria?

Please enjoy every single moment. Later when looking back, you will recognise those times were priceless.

How would you describe your time at Northumbria in three words?

Challenging, fun and life-changing.

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