Simon Gosney

Simon Gosney

 

Simon Gosney graduated in 1995 with a BA degree in Sociology. At present, he is Head of Learning & Development for a national social care business.

A graduate in Sociology will emerge with a valuable and wider understanding of the world around you.

 

 

Why did you choose to study Sociology at the University of Leicester?

I spoke to a family friend who was a professor of sociology. I felt inspired by him to study the subject, and when I was looking at universities, I was attracted by the reputation of Leicester and the feel of the campus and city.

How has studying Sociology influenced your career choice?

I think it helped me to take an interest in roles which have a sense of social good and for employers who play a positive role in society at large.

How has Sociology shaped your view of everyday life?

It has made me inquisitive about the world around me - I like to understand connections, causes and effects of different actions and behaviours in society.

What advice would you give to anyone considering studying Sociology?

Spend some time thinking about what a universal subject Sociology is - it reaches into so many areas, and a graduate in Sociology will emerge with a valuable and wider understanding of the world around you.

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