Category: 2021

Internship Interdictions

If you have mates in second or third year, you’ve probably seen them getting stressed about internships in the past couple weeks. Indeed, internship has been on practically everyone’s mind. The Faculty recommends doing one internship after second year, and another one after the third, so no doubt people would be in a frenzy. Equally,…Continue Reading Internship Interdictions

Siri, set timer for 3 weeks!

Welcome back everyone, and I hope you are all finding ways to stay motivated and healthy during this lockdown! Because personally, I’m starting to look more and more like my cat-friend Jerry over there. As the end of semester two fast approaches, I thought I’d give you all a rundown of the four papers I…Continue Reading Siri, set timer for 3 weeks!


Sun-lit field with trees.

And… here we go again. August 17, 15:03, 206-115. The news dropped. Delta emerging, lockdown imposing, hug your mates and say goodbyes, online lectures await. I expected a lockdown for a while back then, but just like assignment deadlines, it hits you the hardest when its in your face. And now, Auckland’s broke its own…Continue Reading Lock(down)smithing

A summary of electrical part two

My highly anticipated review/summary of the part 2 electrical courses is here. Enjoy~ Semester one ELECTENG 291: Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering This is THE electrical paper in semester one. Taught by William Lee and Mark Andrews, it’s guaranteed to be good fun. And good fun it is. Following directly on from ELECTENG 101, we look…Continue Reading A summary of electrical part two

Where can electrical take you?

We’re hurtling towards midsemester break at an alarming rate. For some, this may be great. For part II electrical/computer systems, it’s absolutely terrifying! It’s not the quantity of due dates for us, but the quality. The most pressing being an interview about our design project thus far. But, I’m not going to think about that for now….Continue Reading Where can electrical take you?

Mech is Coming


The night is dark and full of terrors.  Wind howled in the night sky, trees battered against moonlit windows. Used mugs clustered on the counter, their contents consumed. The perpetrators lurk around a table nearby, amidst a pile of books and screens. Their caffeine-infused throats chanted elusive words, passed down from ancient times.  “Why isn’t…Continue Reading Mech is Coming

A short intro to the darkside

Equipped with little more than Kirchhoff’s laws and a potentially haphazard love for calculus, I decided to choose electrical and electronic engineering (EEE for convenience) as the number one option on my specialisation form. Goodbye friends lost to the other specialisations, ’twas a good one while it lasted. When I tell people I’m doing EEE,…Continue Reading A short intro to the darkside