Ambitious Leicester student accepts job at Rolls-Royce

A former international student of the University of Leicester at the Rolls-Royce museum

A former student of the University of Leicester International Study Centre has been offered a job as a Software Verification Engineer by Rolls-Royce.

An exceptional student

After progressing to the University of Leicester, Oishi from India undertook a Year in Industry working at Rolls-Royce. The practical skills she gained on her placement year, combined with the knowledge from her BEng Software and Electronic Engineering degree, ensured Oishi was set for graduate success. After graduating from the University, Oishi was offered a permanent role as a Software Verification Engineer for the prestigious company.

This latest success follows the multiple awards Oishi won as a student at the University. Oishi was awarded the President and Vice Chancellor Student of the Year award, which celebrates the fantastic achievements of students throughout the year. The winner not only excels academically, but also supports their peers to do their best.

Oishi was also Highly Commended for the Outstanding Commitment to Professional Development award. This award recognises students who prepare for their future with extra-curricular activities, such as work experience and volunteering.

The BEng Software and Electronic Engineering student was also nominated in the Telegraph STEM Awards, as well as being shortlisted for the TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year award for Computer Science, IT and Physics.

Leicester is a great place for ambitious students like Oishi to develop their skills. The University is ranked 34th in the UK.*

Oishi graduated in 2017 before going on to accept a job with Rolls-Royce. Find out more about Oishi's journey by watching our video with her.


* Complete University Guide 2019