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Octson Hill Dollick Jr Satellite Engineer at MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd.

MEng Aerospace and Astronautics

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I chose to study at UoSM as it is a renowned university in the Aerospace and Astronautics industry

Which city and country are you working in?

Cyberjaya, Malaysia.

How did you obtain your current job?

I obtained my job by seeing an advertisement on a website and then was successful in the interview process.

What are your major responsibilities/duties in your current role?

My responsibilities involve ensuring the safety of the spacecraft fleet, participating in new satellite procurement programmes and providing consultation support to Customer Engineering and Sales in transponder configuration and monitoring related activities.

What is the best part of your job?

The best part of my job is working with a friendly manager and colleagues.

Why did you choose the University of Southampton Malaysia (UoSM)?

I chose to study at UoSM as it is a renowned university in the Aerospace and Astronautics industry.

What were the best things about studying at the University of Southampton Malaysia and UK Campus?

The best thing about studying at the campus in Malaysia was the freedom to use the facilities such as the library and computer labs 24/7 which is not available in UK.

The best thing about studying at the campus in the UK was applying the knowledge we gained to design, build and test our products.

What did you most enjoy about your degree programme?

I really enjoyed spending time with close friends.

How did the University help prepare you for employment?

The CV workshop made me realise how critical it is to prepare a CV.

What advice would you give to current students to help them secure their first job?

Don’t give up. You survived 4 years of university, you can survive this job hunting phase.

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