Yugandhara Potekar

Yugandhara Poteka
Country / region
Graduated from
Savitribai Phule Pune University
1909 Excellence Award

Yugandhara is from India and studies Design Innovation Management.

Why Loughborough University London?

I really wanted a learning experience in one of the world’s top 5 global cities: LONDON! There are seven Institutes at the London Campus which all have unique courses. This added to the location on one of London's most iconic destination, the Queen Elizabeth Olympic park, is a real perk. There's a great deal of super friendly international students and this offers multi-cultural experience. A definite choice for postgraduate education!

What have you most enjoyed about your programme so far?

The intensity and formation of the programme is definitely enjoyable. There's a lot of interesting module topics, and theres the opportunity to work with businesses or organisations on projects to solve real-life industry problems through the Collaborative Project. Being taught by extremely knowledgeable and helpful staff whose work is recognised as “world leading” and “internationally excellent” is also a huge plus!

What attracted you to the programme?

The opportunity to learn different facets of designing. It was the best programme for me by combining design with business management leading to professional skills and innovation.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

I see myself leading a design and innovation function within a global organization or running my own design studio.

What advice would you give to prospective students looking to study at Loughborough University London?

Be clear on the objectives that you wish to achieve from your education at Loughborough University London. Ask as many questions as necessary about the courses as all of them are unique and well structured. The staff, faculty and correspondence teams at Loughborough University London are approachable and very very helpful so make the most of it!

List at least one thing you wish you knew before arriving on campus

The course and life in London keeps me busy and is so much FUN that I haven't had time to read or watch the DVD’s and books I got from home so travel light, there is a lot to explore in London!

How would you describe Enterprise Through the Curriculum?

Best opportunity to get yourself industry ready!

Give 3 reasons how Enterprise Through the Curriculum will benefit your future career

  1. It builds your confidence and gets you practicing for future interviews
  2. It helps you to build a professional and impressive CV
  3. It challenges and stimulates you making sure you come out as a globally employable student