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An uplifting story

Business Studies graduate Aneela Rose

Aneela Rose

In 2018, ARU graduate Aneela Rose represented Team GB in the AWPC World Powerlifting Championships and won first place in her class to become a 2018 World Powerlifting Champion. In 2019, she became a British record holder in the Deadlift and Squat.

Aneela is also the Founder and PR Director of Rose Media Group, a specialist technical PR agency working mainly within the manufacturing and engineering sectors.

Talking about her powerlifting, Aneela said:

"I had to prove to myself that I could push past the limit that I had set in my own mind. [It's important to] open your mind to possibilities… and really commit to something. If you’re not committed, how will you achieve?”

Former BA (Hons) Business Studies student Aneela was nominated for our Alumni Awards 2022, in the category Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year. The Awards recognise the incredible talent and knowledge that is so clearly evident amongst our Alumni Network.