Kafayat Animashaun

  • Current role: Intern, Special Events with UNICEF USA
  • Year of graduation: 2014
  • Degree course: LLM, International and Commercial Law

Kafayat AnimashaunStudying at the University of Hertfordshire improved my career prospects in a huge variety of ways.

We asked Kafayat...

What is your current role and how did you get to this point in your career?

I am currently an Intern, Special Events with UNICEF USA.

How did your studies at the University of Hertfordshire help shape your career?

Studying at the University of Hertfordshire improved my career prospects in a huge variety of ways. It offered new opportunities as an International student who moved out of her comfort zone, it gave me the opportunity to diversify and expand the group of people that I know in my career and that has been of great advantage.

What made you decide to study at this University?

I did my research about Universities in the UK and the University caught my attention. Also a lot of people from my home country finished from the same Uni.

What was the best or most useful thing about your course?

The most useful thing about my course is that I can work anywhere in the world.

What is your stand-out memory from your time at the University?

I met wonderful friends and supporting staff at the University.

Are you still in contact with friends you met at the University of Hertfordshire?

I am still in contact with a couple of them.

What advice would you give your younger self if you were starting at the University tomorrow?

Take risks and don’t take life too seriously.

Do you have any advice for University of Hertfordshire graduates who are considering a career in your industry?

The sky is your limit.

What are your future career plans/ ambitions?

To save the world, one child at a time.

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