Category: 2017

Kunal’s introduction

Hi there, I am Kunal and I am studying Computer Systems Engineering. Here are some things about me. I was born in India but moved to New Zealand when I was 8 years old. I am pretty athletic, as I do karate, cricket, hockey and I used to play basketball I love coffee and chocolate…Continue Reading Kunal’s introduction

Penelope’s introduction

Hey guys, my name is Penelope, and I am a second-year engineering student studying Chemical and Materials (or chemmat) engineering. A bit about me: I grew up on a farm that was literally in the middle of nowhere, which meant being surrounded by a lot of land and very few people…safe to say that moving…Continue Reading Penelope’s introduction

Zain’s introduction

This is Zain here (also known by my friends as Big Z) and I’m going to take you with me on the thrilling and intense journey that is Software Engineering.  So here’s a bit about me.  I went to Avondale College, I love food, I love cars, I play the saxophone, and no, unlike some…Continue Reading Zain’s introduction

Tyler’s introduction

What up my volatile little vipers Here’s all the important information about me: Name: Tyler Degree: BA/BE(Hons), specializing in Engineering Science and (potentially) Psychology/Sociology. Birthplace: Palmerston North. Spirit Animal: Tigger, the bouncy thing from Winnie the Pooh. Favourite way to waste time: Memorable Engineering moment: Sending an email to one of our lecturers, Peng Du,…Continue Reading Tyler’s introduction

Parsa’s introduction

Hi everyone! My name is Parsa and I’m a Part II Electrical and Electronic Engineering student. I have always been passionate about helping students younger than myself going through the exact same thing I did. That’s why I am here to pass on my experience of doing Electrical and Electronic Engineering at UoA to future…Continue Reading Parsa’s introduction

Mairi’s introduction

My name is Mairi and I’m studying Biomedical Engineering this year. Hopefully I’ll be able to shed a little insight into the life of a BME which might help you out a little bit in November when you have to choose which specialisation you want to spend the next three years in (Hint: BME is…Continue Reading Mairi’s introduction

Laura’s introduction

Hi all, my name is Laura, and I am a Part II Civil and Environmental Engineering student. Understanding what the civil engineering degree is like is quite straightforward, as it is mostly based on the statics part of ENGGEN 121, although in our second year it also includes geology, surveying, fluids and good old mm2….Continue Reading Laura’s introduction

Bryan’s introduction

What’s good, everyone? Hope everyone hasn’t had it too rough this semester. Though, seeing all the first years examining door handles in the Engineering building reminds me that Creo isn’t something to take lightly. I still believe in you all, though – you can do it! My name is Bryan but some people call me…Continue Reading Bryan’s introduction

Aathira’s introduction

Hello World. My name is Aathira and I’m here to give you a taster of what it’s like to be a Mechanical Engineering student. A little bit about me: I am a black belt in Taekwondo My family migrated to New Zealand when I was 7 Food is the love of my life I listen…Continue Reading Aathira’s introduction