syeda sabreena zaman 2017

Syeda Sabreena Zaman: Bangladesh


This MSc has helped me to develop the ability to think and evaluate critically which is a very important attribute to be competitive in today’s world.


International Business


What were you doing before you began MSc study? 

I received my undergraduate degree from the East West University of Bangladesh in Bachelors of Business Administration, majoring in Finance, graduating with the CGPA of 3.92 which has enabled me to achieve the prestigious Summa cum Laude award. Furthermore, I was on the Dean’s List for consecutive three years and thus was awarded the Merit Scholarship during the same period. Right after my bachelors I joined Unilever Bangladesh Limited (UBL) as Competitor Intelligence Executive where I broadly looked after the external information management and analysed public information. Afterwards, I joined the Logistics team of British American Tobacco Bangladesh (BATB) as Warehouse Operations Officer where I was in charge of five transit warehouses that held raw materials for production. 

Why did you choose to study at the University of Liverpool Management School?

The University of Liverpool has a long standing history of academic excellence, renowned for being one of the best Universities in Europe and worldwide. This is well demonstrated by the nine noble laureates who are amongst its alumni. Moreover, it is a founding member of the highly respected Russell Group as well as the Northern Consortium. The Management School (ULMS) is placed among the top 5% business schools worldwide. It is dedicated to high quality teaching and training in research, offered by faculty members who have both an excellent academic reputation and real-world experience. I believe that learning from these experts will greatly enrich my knowledge, skills and further widen up my career opportunities. Moreover, the School provides excellent career support to students which enables them to be confident and well prepared for the real life challenges during the employment procedures. 

Did you receive a scholarship?

I am a successful recipient of honourable ULMS Future Leader Scholarship which is a full tuition fee waiver. 

Which aspects of the MSc course do you think will be most beneficial to your career development?

This MSc has helped me to develop the ability to think and evaluate critically which is a very important attribute to be competitive in today’s world. It will not only benefit me now to achieve good grades but also be beneficial in my future endeavours. 

What have you enjoyed most about living in Liverpool?

Besides the natural beauty and festive environment of Liverpool, the super-friendly people of the city are my favourite. Even being 5000 miles from home I feel overwhelmed every morning when I start my day hearing, “Hey love, you okay!” from these lovely bunch.