Loren Muslli, Civil Engineering Student, at VUB University

December 28th, 2016

Loren Muslli, Civil Engineering Student, at VUB University

Loren Muslli, Civil Engineering Student, at VUB University

Loren Muslli, after graduating from Epoka University in Department of Civil Engineering started his master studies at "Vrije Universiteit Brussel", VUB University in Brussel.

He said that: "After finishing the high school and driven by my ambition and thirst for improvement, I wanted to gain from better education and opportunities, which I found in the most reputable university in Albania, Epoka University, where competition would be much stronger. In addition, I wanted to experience other cultures and systems that would help me enrich my background, grow intellectually and personally, network with people all over the world and open new perspectives for me. Being interested in current affairs, I was continuously up to date with engineering development issues in my home country and worldwide, which since early in my life enhanced my enthusiasm on construction theory. Given my desire to deepen my knowledge in construction, I decided to study Civil Engineering at Epoka University.

Despite the initial difficulties, I managed to adapt to the new framework as well as succeed in my studies. Living and studying in a social environment where most of the students had different nationalities and many of my peers were from Turkey, helped me further build a strong, flexible and open character. During the first year of my studies, I was asked to join the Honors Program offered by the university to highly motivated students seeking a more in-depth perspective on engineering. As part of this program, I participated in courses such as Mechanics of Materials and Construction Engineering and Management, which offered me new insights into current engineering debates and topics. Other classes like Structural Analysis, Fluid Mechanics and Hydromechanics strongly aroused my curiosity to explore the field in more depth. During these courses, I was acquainted with the decision-making process within an organization, which is a key element to any successful organization. Combining economics and engineering courses has surely increased my eagerness to hover over the fields of  leadership; strongly believing that there is a much greater potential outcome when we try to find solutions in the intersection of multiple disciplines. Finally I would say that my grades at Epoka University afforded the studies that I am attending in Belgium.