Alex Reid

MSc Construction Management 2011 and PhD Construction Management 2015 

Chief Executive of Apsis Solutions (construction) Ltd


Alex’s business supports small construction companies by using information technology and his knowledge of construction management. He has picked up two degrees from GCU, including his PhD. We caught up with him to find out more. 

Why did you pick GCU and your specific course?

Having previously studied at other higher educational establishments as a mature student, when it came to selecting a University for my MSc and subsequent PhD studies I was conscious to review thoroughly the facilities and approach that each potential University took to my area of research and study. 

When reviewed, I found the approach and the facilities offered at GCU was second to none in terms of the support structure that would be offered throughout my period of study, the facilities available and the global networking opportunities accorded. 

Are you glad you came to GCU? 

Having now graduated, the decision to research and study at GCU was been 100% justified. Throughout my studies, I was fully supported by the faculty and guided through my research activities in a manner that allowed me to develop both academically and personally, so on completion of my studies I feel I have become a more rounded industry professional

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