stories of our ITC alumni community members.
Our alumni have some of the most fascinating stories to tell and we are always honored to share their accomplishments and achievements. We hope you find inspiration in their stories.
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- ABIGAIL JUNE AGUS FROM THE PHILLIPPINES
"My stay at ITC has been one of the most beautiful, memorable and enriching experiences in my life both academically and personally."
- AL AMIN JUMA FROM TANZANIA
“The challenges I faced during my study at ITC have given me plenty of experience to use in my work. It’s really challenging to study at ITC: it’s hard work but fruitful and rewarding.”
- CHARLES COSMAS MKALAWA FROM TANZANIA
“The knowledge and practical skills I have acquired from ITC have changed my life completely.”
- DUCCIO MONACI NALDINI FROM ITALY
"After 10 years I am still keeping the good friends I met at ITC, as well as the important knowledges learned during the course."
- ELIZABETH OLIVE WUYEP FROM NIGERIA
“Studying at ITC makes one stay focused and independent. When it comes to remote sensing and GIS, ITC is the best place to study."
- HARI KRISHNA DHONJU FROM NEPAL
“Having an ITC degree made it very easy for me to find a job, as ITC is known to produce competent and independent junior researchers. Currently I am working as a GIS application developer at ICIMOD, Khumaltar, Lalitpur, Nepal.”
- HERVE LAHAMY FROM BENIN
"After my exciting studies at ITC, I worked as a Geomatics Engineer in the department of Mapping and Surveying at the National Surveying and Mapping Agency of Benin Republic. Having done my MSc at ITC helped a lot for being accepted a PhD student."
- JIGME WANGMO FROM BHUTAN
“I now work as a supervisor in the project department of DrukGreen Power Corporation, where I’ve been implementing all the things I learnt at ITC.”
- LUCIA LUZI FROM ITALY
“I am a senior researcher at the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, where I am responsible for national and International projects. I use GIS principally to study the variability of ground motion induced by earthquakes.”
- MADAN KUMAR KHADKA FROM NEPAL
“I have an extra, more powerful degree in Geo-informatics from ITC that separates me from other staff in my department. It offers considerable scope and potential for the future in a country such as Nepal, which is rich in natural resources and biodiversity.”
- MARCO RUSMINI FROM ITALY
“After graduation I went back to Italy. I found a job as a GIS analyst in less than one month, because the person who selected me had seen the name ITC on my CV."
- MICHAEL MUTUKU MWANIA FROM KENYA
“A lot has changed in terms of how I tackle problems in my work place. The pressure at ITC has hardened me to the point that nothing is impossible to me however challenging it may be.”
- NINO KHELADZE FROM GEORGIA
“I would encourage any students who are thinking of learning more about the field of geo-information science and earth observation to stop, look no further, and apply to ITC. It is a strong educational faculty that will give them great skills – skills that will assist them in overcoming the professional challenges in their future career.”
- OLAF NIEMANN FROM CANADA
"I have always wanted to work in the field of geo-information"
- PARAS SIDIQUI FROM PAKISTAN
“As for prospective students thinking about studying at ITC, I would like to advise them to go for it, as ITC is the best place in the world for studies in remote sensing and GIS.”
- REBAR TAHSEEN ALI FROM IRAQ
“Before coming to ITC I was an assistant geologist, but since gaining my degree at ITC I have been promoted to lecturer.”
- RICCARDO SALVINI FROM ITALY
“Studying and living abroad was an excellent experience, providing the opportunity to get to know other cultures and make good relations that will last for the rest of my life.”
- SALOME WABUYELE FROM KENYA
“When I returned to Kenya after studying at ITC, I realized that my way of thinking, working and even relating to other people − especially those from backgrounds I had no knowledge of − had really improved.”
- TANKA PRASAD DAHAL FROM NEPAL
“This degree in Geoinformatics has helped me to secure a good opportunity during my service period and now I am working as head of the Digital Cadastral Unit Banepa, conducting cadastral work in the digital environment.”
- TITUS KIMUTAI SUTER FROM KENYA
“What makes studies at ITC unique is the incorporation of case studies and fieldwork in almost all the modules to provide hands-on experience of the theoretical knowledge acquired during the lectures and exercises.”
- WEI SUN FROM CHINA
“I have even started to think about pursuing a PhD degree here – something I’ve never thought about before.”
- WILLORA BANDARA FROM SRI LANKA
“I am now working in the Survey Department of my country, Sri Lanka. As a photogrammetric technician, I face challenges in acquiring data with good accuracy."