My Perspective Journey

I am passionate about civil engineering. I have always wanted to be an engineer and make a difference in the day to day lives of people. The journey to becoming a civil engineer has been challenging. My specific learning difficulties have previously held me back to fulfilling my potential; the traditional educational environment did not offer me the opportunity to excel. At 14 a civil engineer believed in me, provided me with work experience and insight into the world of civil engineers and the role they play in society. This has fuelled me with passion to excel in civil engineering enabling me to overcome the challenges that held me back.

This journey hasn’t been easy; civil engineering provided me with a focus and the strength to work hard. It was however the help and support that I finally received from college in my final year that enabled me to pursue my passion. The small changes may seem insignificant but for me it was the most important thing was the change in attitude. The education system was no longer seeing me as a failure with no expectation to succeed; instead they started to see my potential. This enabled me to believe in myself and with a support plan I was able to get into university, graduate and become a professional engineer, working on exciting projects and following my dream.

Please follow EDSI on Twittersupport EDSI and spread the word and let people know engineers are not robots! If you would like to contact me for any questions, advice or simply to talk feel free to use the contact from.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s