COMING SOON ON THE TONY TOKUNBO FERNANDEZ SHOW , WE INTERVIEW URFAN FAQIR, – PROJECT LEADER FOR GRADUATE WORKFORCE BRADFORD PROJECT BASED WITHIN CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITY SERIVES AS WE PROMOTE THE UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD TO THE REST OF THE WORLD
INFORMATION ABOUT HIM CAN CAN BE FOUND BELOW
Urfan is the Project Leader for the Graduate Workforce Bradford Project based within Career and Employability Services. The project aims to improve the prospects and career destinations for ethnic minority students and graduates. Previously he has worked with young people in school and colleges supporting them with work experience, job opportunities and apprenticeships. Urfan also has experience of working in the executive recruitment industry as a head-hunter specialising in management consulting.
He has not always worked in education and employability. Urfan has a passion for music, especially house music. He spent a number of years DJing in London around Brick Lane and Shoreditch. He could be seen at his residency at The Lane Bar or playing occasional spots at now closed Turnmills or The Rhythm Factory.
Urfan spent time living in Pakistan as a child. He has fond memories of the village and enjoyed the open living experience. Watching his grandmother cook on an open fire. Eating home grown vegetables and fruits from the crop fields and sleeping under the stars.
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