Sverre Meling d.y. – MSc International Shipping graduate

Year of graduation: 2016

Current employer: Blenheim Shipping & Trading A/S

Current job title: Chairman

Current location: Haugesund, Norway

“The way in which I’ve been able to expand my firm would never have been possible without […] Plymouth University.”

Tell us what you have been doing since completing your studies.

Since graduating I’ve been expanding my shipping business with shipbroking and analysis’ services.

Has your career path changed since graduation?

The way in which I’ve been able to expand my firm would never have been possible without the knowledge and understanding of the subject gained from my studies at Plymouth University.

What is the best, most exciting or fun thing that you have done in your career?

The most exciting thing for me is meeting and learning from knowledgeable people who have experienced and learned more than me.

What, if anything, would you do differently if you could?

I would have completed my undergraduate degree at Plymouth University.

What advice would you give to anyone wanting to get in to the same line of work?

Be a go-getter.

What is your favourite memory of studying at Plymouth?

Studying at Plymouth is great because you get to know people from different cultures across the world.

Would you recommend undertaking a course with Plymouth University, and why?

Studying at Plymouth definitely helped me, so go for it!

Is there anything else which you would like to share with our current students?

At university make sure you have a great bunch of friends and classmates, so you can go out, have fun, and the rest will take care of its self.