"I spent my early childhood living in various cities in Russia. When I was 11 my family moved to Kazakhstan for my father’s job. Then, aged 15, I came to Scotland to study. The year after, the film “Borat” came out, and it became much easier to explain to my classmates where Kazakhstan is.
"I studied Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Cambridge and straight after graduation, I started working as an engineer in an oilfield services company. In my free time, I try to do things for the local community. I spent a year volunteering with Scouts, passing on my inspiration for engineering, science and technology. so now I am preparing to volunteer for Action Tutoring, helping children from disadvantaged backgrounds achieve good grades."
"I am proud to say that I am a successful migrant."