Questions and answers:
Before you came to Brookes what did you study and where?
Physics, Business Studies and Theatre Studies at Gordonstoun
What made you choose Brookes as a place to study?
Location, reputation and my family.
What do/did you think of the course while studying here?
Informative, challenging and stimulating.
What are the best bits of studying at Brookes?
Diverse subject matter, classmates, sense of achievement after a successful piece of work.
What advice do you have for others?
Work hard, play hard.
What are your plans for when you've completed your course, for work or further study?
Work abroad and become RICS qualified. Potentially an MSc in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution.
Work placement: Chorus Group (Byrne Group)
What do you think of the industrial placement aspect of your course?
Much needed practical experience and a refreshing change from student life that gives an important advantage over non-placement students.
8-story commercial office refurbishment - full strip-out and fit-out of coves, basement, M&E, raised flooring and suspended ceiling.
Student's responsibility on team
Sub-contract procurement; sub-contract management; scheduling of variations and changes
Assisting in post tender management, progress monitoring and reporting. Issuing enquiries, tender analysis, placing orders. Signage packages, facade cleaning and raised flooring package. Final account analysis.
Asbestos awareness; New Construction Act