Graduates Success Stories

  • Uśmiechnięty mężczyzna w białej koszuli. Zdjęcie profilowe.
    Dariusz Janik Head of Mining Project Management Department - JSW Innowacje S.A.

    “Studying at WILGZ AGH has offered me a lot of development opportunities that contribute to tackling the challenges encountered in everyday life.”
    “The multitude of tasks and problems that one has to deal with for just a few years of studying gives powerful support in creating one’s own self and benefiting immensely from using the scientific knowledge and experiences transmitted – in a great student atmosphere and surrounded by outstanding academic staff.” “The acquired knowledge and self-reliance of action allow and help to build a stable professional position and prepare for more and more responsibilities.”

  • Uśmiechnięta kobieta w kamizelce i kasku stojącej w kopalni odkrywkowej. Zdjęcie profilowe.
    Agata Kosińska Geotechnical Engineer - Rio Tinto

    “WGiG is the beginning of my greatest adventure, which continues to this day. The knowledge I gained there and the people I met are still with me today. It was in the lecture theatre of this faculty that I realised that the choice I made for my studies was a bull’s eye.”
    “Passion, knowledge and amazing people. It is studying at this faculty that has made me enjoy my work. I have been given knowledge that I want to expand and I have met people who inspire me to do things.”
    “It was definitely one of the best times in my life. For me, this faculty will always be associated with interesting people. Students from different parts of Poland, where everyone had a different vision for their future and different aspirations. The lecturers and tutors aroused our curiosity to expand our knowledge.”

  • Uśmiechnięta kobieta. Zdjęcie profilowe.
    Judyta Hawrysz - van Heukelem Principal Digital Enablement - BHP Singapore

    “Studying at WILGZ AGH was undoubtedly a mine of substantial knowledge for me. The contacts established during my studies with industry and other universities at home and abroad were of even greater value.”
    “I am currently working in the commercial part of the BHP mining concern in Singapore. In my current position, I am in charge of implementing new digital technologies (e.g. blockchain, artificial intelligence, etc.). I operate between business, technology, and innovation, developing new technology trends into commercial projects and partnerships on a global scale.”
    “My studies have ingrained in me an attitude of openness to new cultures, curiosity about the ever-changing world, and the courage to take on challenges that are opportunities for growth.”

  • Mężczyzna ubrany w garnitur siedzący w samolocie jako pasażer. Zdjęcie profilowe.
    Gilbert Kalondji Technical Services Manager - ILUKA Sierra Rutile Limited.

    “It was nearly three decades ago that I decided to continue the family tradition of mining and joined the faculty of the AGH as a student. It was not the only option open to me at the time, but it turned out to be the best one in the long run.”
    “The knowledge acquired at our Faculty, together with very advanced skills, enabled me to fully utilise the latest technologies in the mining industry and allowed me to be a contributor as well as a co-founder of mining ventures on several continents from the Arctic to South America to Tropical Africa.”
    “When asked why it is that a Pole has been managing the best-educated specialists from Exploration Geology, Mine Design, Production Optimization to Blasting for so many years in various international mining companies, I reply with satisfaction that I graduated from the best mining university in Central Europe.”

  • Uśmiechnięty mężczyzna patrzący do przodu ubrany w granatowy garnitur. Zdjęcie profilowe.
    Miłosz Gąsiorek TBM Manager, Gulermak Heavy Industries Construction & Contracting Co. Inc.

    “I graduated with a second cycle degree from the Faculty of Mining and Geoengineering of AGH University of Science and Technology in the academic year 2012/2013. During my studies, I put most emphasis on gaining knowledge in the topic of excavation-free engineering.”
    “Ever since I can remember, I have always been passionate about the topic of tunnelling using mechanised shields. I also dedicated my master’s thesis to this topic.”
    “Thanks to the knowledge gained from attending the classes, I was able to start my career as a Construction Engineer, after a few years of working and gaining experience in Poland and in Qatar, among other places, I ended up at the construction site of the second underground line in Warsaw, where I am currently supervising works related to the excavation of route tunnels, using TBMs.”

  • Uśmiechnięta kobieta w czarnej koszuli na szarym tle. Zdjęcie profilowe.
    Karolina Wrońska Production Planning Department Manager - Oknoplast

    “After many years of working both abroad and in Poland, I can say that choosing the University and the Faculty was the best decision I could have made. Studying at this Faculty gives you numerous opportunities. Among other things, they enable you to join scientific societies, which allow you to see and learn many practical aspects of the profession you will have in the future.”
    “Thanks to the help and support of the Faculty, it was possible to do internships abroad in production companies, in the USA, for instance.”
    “I currently lead a team of production planners.  The job requires tool expertise, analytical thinking and the ability to work in a team.”
    “The flexibility, assistance and support that the Faculty provides opens up a lot of opportunities and broadens horizons.”

  • Uśmiechnięty mężczyzna ubrany w biały T-Shirt i słomkowy kapelusz. W tle drzewa i trawa.
    Krystian Simkiewicz Head of the Mining Division of Foreign Assets - KGHM Polska Miedź S.A.

    “I currently work in the Mining Division of Foreign Assets, where we support production processes, implement optimisation initiatives and monitor specialised areas of a technical nature. Previously, I worked for several years in a copper mine in Chile and a limestone mine in Poland. During my studies, I also worked in an iron ore mine in India.”The Faculty of Mining and Geoengineering is first and foremost about people who, full of mining passion, can change the world for the better. It is also a place where students have a chance to get a solid education and proper professional background.”
    “For me, the Faculty is one of the very few places in Poland where students share their true passion for mining with others. Shared learning, projects, field trips, and well-qualified teaching staff, make it the best mining faculty in Poland.”

  • Uśmiechnięta kobieta ubrana w niebieską marynarkę. W tle zdjęcie różnych maszyn. Zdjęcie profilowe.
    Karina Szymańska Quality Specialist - BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte

    “The acquired knowledge during the studies has enabled me to build a solid foundation and at the same time to be open to additional activities and to develop my professional competence practically.”
    “In my day-to-day work as a Quality Specialist, I am responsible for the final product quality. The combination of knowledge in production engineering and quality management, which is an important part of the study programme, is invaluable here.”
    “I am convinced that if it had not been for the choice of this particular educational path, finding my way in the labour market would have been more difficult. I already know that my choice was right. Now it is time for you to find out, too.”

  • Uśmiechnięta młoda kobieta w okularach. W tle plaża, morze i spacerujący ludzie. Zdjęcie profilowe.
    Marta Hetmańska Blasting Engineer - SSE Polska Sp. z o.o.

    “In my opinion, the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Resource Management is mainly made up by the people – both students and staff. During my 5 years of studies, I not only gained a lot of theoretical and practical knowledge, but also a lot of friends. WGiG is a faculty where people infect each other with their passions and work together.”
    “Fortunately, the university is not only about studying at night and preparing for exams but also about many different projects such as Study Clubs, which gave me the opportunity to develop and participate in projects that enhanced my interpersonal skills.”
    “Study Circles, Open Days or conferences, all these projects enabled me to organise my areas of interest and direct my future career path.”

  • Uśmiehnięty mężczyzna w kasku i kamizelce stojący w ogordzie pośród liści i kwiatów bzu. Zdjęcie profilowe.
    Mateusz Królicki Mining Specialist - Cement Ożarów S.A.

    “I am very happy with my decision to continue my studies at this AGH Faculty, which became for me a real mine of knowledge, encouraging me to open more depths of it.”
    “My first year was mainly about continuing to learn Mining in practice, learning about the organisation, gaining experience. After passing the exam and being qualified as a mining supervisory specialist, I was promoted to Mining Specialist.”
    “My current tasks are related to what I was interested in during my studies – mine design, map processing, taking measurements out in the field. Sometimes I also substitute for the foreman by running the mining shift.”

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