Tammy Smith, BSc'09 and Sean Gifford, BSc'09

I met my now husband in my first year of university. He was in his second year at the time. I had seen him around the hallways and at student events quite often because we were both in engineering, and he was always very involved in campus life. He had always captured my attention, but I never had the courage to introduce myself. One night I was at an engineering cabaret, I just wanted to have a good time and dance but none of my friends were into the music.

That's when I, a fairly shy person, did something very out of character. I went up to him and I asked him to dance. He said yes!

And the rest is history, we've been together ever since. Our relationship over the years has endured all the stresses of graduating from engineering, a year apart while he was on a 12 month international internship in Europe, busy careers and getting our professional engineering designations.  After 11 years together, we finally tied the knot in June 2016, so I guess we're official now.  ;)


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