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Where in the world?

Students from around the globe choose programs from Athabasca University Faculty of Business

1. Duane Ledell, MBA ‘17

Studied from:

Edmonton, Alberta

What was the best thing about studying with Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business?

My journey with AU allowed me to grow my career while expanding my family and working full-time. The MBA experience not only opened up new career ‘doors’ but also led me down the right path.

2. Umar Kukkadi, MBA ’17

Studied from:

Pangnirtung, Nunavut

What was the best thing about studying with Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business?

The entire MBA program is interactive, well structured with great course content, and ably guided.

3. Nadia Akkerhuis, MBA ’08

Studied from:

Portsmouth, New Hampshire (and Switzerland and France!)

What was the best thing about studying with Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business?

The access to fantastic teachers, who are leaders in their fields, and the international community of students providing amazing perspective and enriching our experiences, all while allowing me to continue to work and move internationally!

4. Pilar Alvarez, Bachelor of Commerce student

Studying from:

México City, México

What is the best thing about studying with Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business?

I was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2012 and had to move home to México. I needed to be close to my family but wanted to continue with my studies, Athabasca University enabled me to do that.

5. Carlos Mesa, MBA ‘13

Studied from:

Bogota, Colombia

What was the best thing about studying with Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business?

Athabasca University opened my eyes to the world and gave me a new vision to my life, not only as a person, but as a professional.

6. Seevrani Dursun, Bachelor of Management ‘16

Studied from:

Paris, France

What was the best thing about studying with Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business?

During my studies, I travelled quite a lot. Studying at Athabasca has not only helped me academically but it also transformed me – I developed organizational skills, time management competence, self-motivation, and so much more that will play in my favour while climbing the career ladder!

7. Charles Berry, Bachelor of Commerce ‘11

Studied from:

Stuttgart, Germany

What was the best thing about studying with Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business?

The flexibility! AU allowed me to study Canadian material while I was working in Germany as a professional ballet dancer and touring the world. Some of my textbooks have seen the inside of the Opera Garnier in Paris, the Coliseum in London, and theatres in Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Seoul!

8. Sarah Mulligan, University Certificate in Accounting student

Studying from:

Xi’an, Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China

What is the best thing about studying with Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business?

Independence, freedom, and support are three words that sum up why AU’s Faculty of Business is the best place to pursue higher education. I had all but given up pursuing a degree until I was put in touch with AU – I quickly realized there still was hope to further my education.

9. David B. Melles, MBA student

Studying from:

Tokyo, Japan

What is the best thing about studying with Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business?

It gives an individual the opportunity to engage their potential through personal connection, collective conversation, and environmental exploration – ultimately leading to one’s own realizations!

10. Mohannad Aboelrouse, MBA student

Studying from:

Cairo, Egypt

What is the best thing about studying with Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business?

The best thing for me is learning side-by-side with intelligent colleagues with different expertise, backgrounds, and cultures than my own.

11. Theo König, Bachelor of Commerce student

Studying from:

Singapore

What is the best thing about studying with Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business?

What I enjoy the most is the freedom and independence it allows me to have, as I am able to study at any time, in any place.

12. Dale Blyth, MBA ‘15

Studied from:

Perth, West Australia

What was the best thing about studying with Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business?

The flexibility – I completed over 40% of the MBA on planes or in airports to mesh in with my work travel commitments.

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  • January 9, 2018
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