MEng Concentration: Strategic Operations
Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2016
Areas of Interest: Consulting, Project Management, Business Analytics
Qinghua graduated from Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) with a First Class Honor Degree in Information Engineering and Media. During her undergraduate studies, she obtained solid programming and analytical skills, and was placed on the Dean’s list (top 5% of program) for three consecutive academic years.
In 2014, she completed a six-month full-time internship as an IT Analyst with Barclays Investment Bank (Singapore), where her technical and communication skills were recognized. During her internship, she was tasked to gather requirements from internal users in Singapore and Tokyo, design and implement two user interfaces using C# and Oracle SQL, and conduct user acceptance testing. She also helped with debugging the existing system.
Qinghua is equipped with solid skills in both technology and communication, and she is passionate to bridge the gap between technology and the business side. She intends to pursue a career in consulting upon graduation. In August 2015, she participated in the Accenture Journey Business Case Competition through which she gained insights about the consulting industry, with her team taking first place.
Qinghua enjoys travelling and exploring different cultures and considers herself a global citizen. She has experiences living in China, Singapore, Sweden and the U.S., and has travelled to more than 20 countries by the age of 23.