Yogesh Jain is a fashion entrepreneur in India. He came to Queensland in 1997 to study a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Bond University.
What are you now doing in your career?
I am a fashion entrepreneur. I own a brand, Aura, that’s into weaves of sarees, exports and also into manufacturing of home-cleaning plastic products. I also have investments into start-ups and financial markets, plus I write personal blogs on life skills :)
How has your experience in Queensland helped you with your career?
It definitely expanded my mental horizon and truly helped me be a visionary and a long-term thinker. It has truly made me self-driven in life to achieve greater heights.
What was the highlight of your experience living in Queensland?
It was very enriching and pleasant. It was quite multicultural and provided great exposure to diverse people. Plus, the education was quite good.
Why did you choose an MBA and why did you decide to study in Queensland?
I wanted to pursue an MBA because I always had an entrepreneurial zest to grow in life and education would surely help me to cross those stepping-stones. Honestly, I didn’t know much about Queensland at that time, so I just went knowing Bond University is a good university.
What career-advice would you give future students thinking about studying in Queensland?
Queensland’s weather is great, people are friendly and there is a very inclusive vibe and environment.
What's the easiest way to develop a social-life in Queensland?
Just be open to connect and talk to strangers wherever possible. Stay inclusive in a most cross-cultural way and be open to embrace all possible experiences and that shall truly help you to grow.
You can follow Yogesh's story on LinkedIn here.