Rank #1: Mark Beaumont - The athlete, broadcaster and author who pedalled round the world in 80 days
In this final episode of Sound Tracks season 1, UofG politics and economics graduate Mark Beaumont talks us through what it takes to break the circumnavigation cycling world records not once but twice! We unpick what ‘success’ actually means, get his tips on work-life balance plus hear about the journey he took before his world-record breaking ones.
Rank #2: Kian Golzari - The Active Dreamer who made business with LeBron James a reality.
Kian Golzari has personally sourced and manufactured over 2,500 products for brands such as Tesco, Panasonic, United Nations, Google and more! So his insight into business as a product developer and entrepreneur is not to be missed! Today, Kian is in business with Lebron James and Neymar as a Partner in Active Dreamers - a connection made during his year studying abroad in Miami. And now he's on yet another adventure, launching an innovative new travel brand, Veltra.
Rank #3: Mick Cooke - The UofG Pharmacology grad who won a Brit Award!
In this episode of Sound Tracks we hear from Mick Cooke, the Pharmacology graduate who found his feet as a musician whilst studying at Glasgow and went on to spend 15 years with iconic indie band Belle and Sebastian. Since leaving the band, Mick has gone on to become a successful composer for children’s television. Mick shares his advice for building connections in the creative industries and reminds us how important it is to pick ourselves up and get out there, even after a knock back.
Rank #4: The Official UofG Sound Tracks Trailer
SoundTracks is the fortnightly podcast brought to you by UofG Careers and Alumni, that’s jam-packed with sound advice from our graduate world-changers to help keep your career on track. It’s the must-have soundtrack to your career journey.