Meet: Omar

Omar is a former student at Oaklands College who studied BTEC Level 3 Business Studies at Oaklands College, and is now running 3 successful businesses.

Oaklands College Alumni Omar Meho in front of DJ set playing music

Omar works as an artist with his own record label, is a Music Production/ DJ Teacher, Mastering Engineer and International Resident in Ibiza, France, UK & Dubai. He has played in some of the biggest clubs in the UK including Egg LDN, Fabric, The Arch, The Cause & much more. He has also featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 List.

Omar has also performed live sets at festivals to audiences of 12,500+ people and has support on his tracks from some of the biggest DJ’s in the world including Marco Carola, East End Dubs, Chris Stussy, and various other DJs.


Tell us about your time at Oaklands. What led you to study here and what did you enjoy about your time at the college?

I failed my A-levels but I still wanted to go to University and get my degree. Reflecting on this also made me realise I preferred coursework to exams. The camaraderie with the students and the sense of  community is what I enjoyed most about studying at Oaklands College.

What are you doing now?

After gaining a Degree in Business with Marketing at the University of Brighton, I am now running 3 businesses, some of which have featured in Daily Mail, Metro, The Times, Absolute Radio, BBC Radio 1, Forbes and more.

My businesses include: my record label Atmos Tempo Records, my school Music Workflow Academy, and my life coaching business called The Mindset Bible. I DJ for 6 months in Ibiza whilst running my business during the day and performing at night. I then DJ for 6 months in the French alps in a 5 star ski resort. I am now in the Forbes 30 Under 30 List – Europe, Entertainment 2022. My music school has 45,000 students from 150+ countries. A main goal for this business is aiming for 100,000 students by the end of the year.

What would you say has/have been major highlights of your time at Oaklands that you may wish to share with us and our students?

Making friends, finishing with D*D*D and enough UCAS points to go to my University of choice.

Would you recommend the course that you studied, if so, why?

I would definitely recommend my course! It has helped me to this day with real life business issues that I have faced. Such as gaining a competitive advantage, the AIDA model, customer acquisition and retention. All of the tutors were fantastic.


If you would like to find out more about Omar’s music school feel free to visit Music Workflow Academy here.

If like Omar you are interested in studying Business, you can do so through our range of business courses here.

“Don’t be too hard on yourself, seek friendship, and pursue a career you’re passionate about.” – Omar’s advice to today’s Oaklands students

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