I am an International Student from Kashmir, India, currently in my third year of studying a five-year MPhys Physics with Advanced Research degree. I have been studying at the University of Strathclyde since 2020 and I am currently the Student Union Faculty Representative for undergraduate science and President of the Strathclyde Indian Students Association. I have recently been nominated for the Strath Women+ in Leadership Network Celebrate Her Science Award, Inspire Award, Empower Award, Together Award and Overall Strath Women Lead Student Award.
How did you make the decision to study at Strathclyde?
Strathclyde is in the beautiful city of Glasgow in Scotland, with the rugged landscape, ancient castles, and picturesque lochs around which feels more like home to me. When it comes to physics and research, Strathclyde has a powerful reputation. The university's physics department has a long history of conducting high-quality research in areas such as condensed matter physics, photonics, and particle physics. The department has several research centres and institutes, including the Institute of Photonics, the Centre for Plasma Physics, and the Technology and Innovation Centre, which are involved in innovative research projects.
Why did you choose to study Physics?
My interest in physics was rooted in me since childhood .The idea of the working of the universe always fascinated me and studying physics is a way to explore some of the biggest questions in science, and help me understand all the phenomenon that has intrigued me since a young age .
What do you like most about Physics?
The thing I like about Physics is that applies to everything around us. Nothing is possible without this amazing subject.
What are your ambitions for the future and how do you think your time at Strathclyde will help you achieve your goals?
After finishing my degree I want to become a researcher. Studying MPhys Physics with Advanced Research is supporting me on this journey through the various lectures and experiments.