Category: Biomedical Engineering


Hello once again, When one is in the process of choosing a specialisation, or even a degree, consideration of the future is just as important as what is happening right now. For Biomedical Engineering, as I have emphasised throughout this blog series, this future is broad, a little vague, but most of all – exciting.  The…Continue Reading Your FUTURE in BME

The Storm

Oh how time flies when you are having fun. Or when you have a MEDSCI test tomorrow, and a BIOMENG 241 test the week after.  Yep, things went from pretty chill to hectic in absolutely no time at all, and any chance of an actual break during our mid-semester break disappeared (along with my happiness)….Continue Reading The Storm

The Calm Before The Storm

So we are back into the full swing of things now, a third of the way up the cliff of Semester Two and becoming increasingly weary of the crux that lies above us.  The majority of us BME’s are sitting four papers this semester, and I am pleased to report that they are all very…Continue Reading The Calm Before The Storm

Part II BME Part II

It’s been 8 weeks since the start of Semester Two and what a tumultuous 8 weeks they’ve been. On the first Monday back after mid-semester break, we had what I considered to be the hardest multi-choice question test I’ve ever taken. In high school, I thought ‘hardest’ and ‘multi-choice’ were words that would never go…Continue Reading Part II BME Part II

Where did all that time go? – A journey through the first semester of Biomedical Engineering

It all seemed so sudden. One day I’m buying my coursebooks to start a fresh, new year as a biomedical engineering (BME) student and the next day I’m taking the bus home after my last exam of first semester. That’s 4 entire months. Gone like the cash in my account when course fees attack. Not…Continue Reading Where did all that time go? – A journey through the first semester of Biomedical Engineering

Giving It My All

Hello! My name is Nicholas and I’m originally from India, but I’ve been stuck in the New Zealand education system for 13 years, so I decided to give it my all for the last 5 and do an Engineering/Science conjoint, specialising in Biomedical Engineering (BME) and majoring in Physics. There are 3 things that have…Continue Reading Giving It My All