"From Immigrant to Master's Graduate: A Journey of Resilience and Achievement in Mechanical Engineering"

"Navigating Challenges Abroad: A Student's Journey of Struggle and Triumph"

Suraj Thokal

7/22/20232 min read

🌟 Celebrating a Milestone: From Immigrant to Master's Graduate in Mechanical Engineering 🌟

Hello fam! 🌎✨

I'm absolutely thrilled to announce a major milestone in my journey. Today, I'm proud to share that I've successfully earned my Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering! 🎓🚀

Coming from India as an immigrant, this achievement means the world to me. When I arrived in Canada, I carried dreams and a strong sense of purpose. My path to this moment was challenging, but through unwavering determination and hard work, I can proudly say I've reached my goal.

During my time in Canada, I balanced my studies with part-time work at a local restaurant to support myself and cover daily expenses. Those long hours and demanding schedules taught me invaluable lessons in time management, dedication, and the significance of staying focused on my ambitions. I cherish every moment of that experience, as it has molded me into the resilient individual I am today.

I also want to take a moment to acknowledge the support of the educational loan that made my higher education pursuit possible. The financial assistance helped cover tuition and other educational costs. I'm immensely grateful for this opportunity, and I understand the importance of responsible repayment. This achievement wouldn't have been possible without the trust and support of the financial institution that believed in my potential.

I extend my heartfelt gratitude to my professors, mentors, and fellow classmates who have played a vital role in my academic journey. Their guidance, encouragement, and unwavering support have been instrumental in shaping my knowledge and refining my skills in the field of Mechanical Engineering.

A special thank you goes out to my family and friends, near and far, for their unwavering love and support throughout this incredible journey. Your belief in me kept me going during the challenging times, and your presence in my life fills me with joy and gratitude.

As I step into the next chapter of my professional life, I'm excited about the opportunities that await. With my newfound expertise and passion for mechanical engineering, I'm eager to contribute my skills and make a positive impact in the industry. I'm open to new connections, collaborations, and opportunities that align with my interests.

If you have any advice, suggestions, or opportunities to share, please don't hesitate to reach out. I value the power of networking and look forward to connecting with professionals from diverse backgrounds and industries.

Once again, I want to express my deepest gratitude to each and every one of you for being part of my journey. Let's continue to inspire and support one another as we pursue our dreams and make a difference in the world.I am thrilled to share with you all a significant achievement in my journey.

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Thank you,

Suraj Thokal

Part-time Chef
at PizzaHut


Service centre Technician at Chameleon Innovations


R&D Intern at ABB, 2022

R&D Designer at ABB (Present)

Master's in Mechanical Engineering, Concordia University