Rabia Lakhani

Rabia Lakhani
Studies at:
Imperial College London
Location in:
London, United Kingdom

Currently

Studies at:
Imperial College London
Location in:
London, United Kingdom

Bio

Originally from Pakistan, I am a second year Chemical Engineering student at Imperial College London. Involved in a variety of clubs and societies, I enjoy tackling new challenges and gaining new experiences.

Disciplines

  • Chemical

Rabia has worked/studied in

  • Pakistan
  • United Kingdom

Rabia speaks

  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Urdu

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Education

2012 – 2016

Imperial College London

Chemical Engineering (Masters)

Work, projects and internships

2013 – present

Volunteer and student tutor

Team Up Imperial , United Kingdom
  • Part of a student-led initiative tutoring students from disadvantaged backgrounds in science and maths so
  • that they can reach their full potential.
2012
(Aug – Sep)

Intern

Paragon Constructors (Pvt) Ltd. , Pakistan
  • Carried out many research and development tasks aimed to improve the global image of the company; working closely in the designing and implementation of clientele brochures, company website and portfolios. Attended meetings with senior partners and given an insight of the construction industry and the role of civil engineers.
2008 – 2012

Volunteer

Battledown Centre for Children and Families , United Kingdom
  • Regular volunteer at a special needs school for children with physical, speech & learning difficulties. Also
  • involved in cultural exchange programme and volunteering at sports days in various primary schools
  • around the area.
2010 – 2011
(Oct – Jun)
Engineering Education Scheme , United Kingdom
  • Working alongside GE Aviation Systems to design and build a model of a wing and fuselage of the Boeing 737. This involved extensive research and understanding of the aeronautics, avionics, mechanics and electronics of aircraft engines. Our teams’ project appeared in the Cheltenham Science Festival and many Imagineering fairs across the UK.
2010 – 2011
(Oct – May)

Sales Director

JAM (Young Enterprise) , United Kingdom
  • In this profitable student run company, I was involved in constructing a business strategy and effective sales and marketing techniques necessary to attract our audience. Our products were phones cases and personalised glow-in-the-dark pyjama tops.
2010
(Jul – Jul)
University of Bristol , United Kingdom
  • Headstart Broad based Engineering course designed specifically to introduce students to the breadth of engineering exploring its different
  • branches including Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Aerospace, Computer Science and Civil.
2010
(Jun – Jul)

Intern

Commercial Group Cheltenham , United Kingdom
  • Working at the sales and human resources department of a carbon neutral office supplies company; I
  • learnt the basics of how a business is run: carrying out SWOT analysis, USP recognition and cold
  • calling.

Work, projects and internships

2013 – present

Volunteer and student tutor

Team Up Imperial , United Kingdom
  • Part of a student-led initiative tutoring students from disadvantaged backgrounds in science and maths so
  • that they can reach their full potential.
2012
(Aug – Sep)

Intern

Paragon Constructors (Pvt) Ltd. , Pakistan
  • Carried out many research and development tasks aimed to improve the global image of the company; working closely in the designing and implementation of clientele brochures, company website and portfolios. Attended meetings with senior partners and given an insight of the construction industry and the role of civil engineers.
2008 – 2012

Volunteer

Battledown Centre for Children and Families , United Kingdom
  • Regular volunteer at a special needs school for children with physical, speech & learning difficulties. Also
  • involved in cultural exchange programme and volunteering at sports days in various primary schools
  • around the area.
2010 – 2011
(Oct – Jun)
Engineering Education Scheme , United Kingdom
  • Working alongside GE Aviation Systems to design and build a model of a wing and fuselage of the Boeing 737. This involved extensive research and understanding of the aeronautics, avionics, mechanics and electronics of aircraft engines. Our teams’ project appeared in the Cheltenham Science Festival and many Imagineering fairs across the UK.
2010 – 2011
(Oct – May)

Sales Director

JAM (Young Enterprise) , United Kingdom
  • In this profitable student run company, I was involved in constructing a business strategy and effective sales and marketing techniques necessary to attract our audience. Our products were phones cases and personalised glow-in-the-dark pyjama tops.
2010
(Jul – Jul)
University of Bristol , United Kingdom
  • Headstart Broad based Engineering course designed specifically to introduce students to the breadth of engineering exploring its different
  • branches including Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Aerospace, Computer Science and Civil.
2010
(Jun – Jul)

Intern

Commercial Group Cheltenham , United Kingdom
  • Working at the sales and human resources department of a carbon neutral office supplies company; I
  • learnt the basics of how a business is run: carrying out SWOT analysis, USP recognition and cold
  • calling.

Clubs

2012 – 2016

Engineers Without Borders

Member

Achievements

  • Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award
  • Bronze Medals in UK Round 1 of International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) and International Chemistry
  • Olympiad (IChO)
  • Gold CREST Award for over 100 hours of work in the Engineering Education Scheme awarded by the
  • British Science Association
  • Qualified in ‘Elementary C’ computer programming from Aptech Karachi
  • Young Sports Leader Award - Level One