Kia Ora! I’m Cassie from part 2 chemical and materials 2022 and welcome to my blog. Bit about me: I studied physics for a year before switching to engineering when I looked at jobs for physicists (they’re bad). I wasn’t sure what spec I wanted to do until sem 2 when I discovered I quite…Continue Reading An Intro to Chemical and Materials
Semester 2 Summary
Hey everyone! Sorry it’s been a while, but exams are finally finished woohoo! I’ve got a few days break before I start my internship so thought I’d make the most of the free time to give you guys a summary of all the courses I took this semester just like I did for semester 1….Continue Reading Semester 2 Summary
Industry and Internships
Hey all, welcome back. So, right now you guys are all probably stressing about which specialisation you’re going to choose, and all of us Part II’s are stressing about finding internships. So, for this post I thought I’d give you an idea of the types of companies you could potentially intern at as a CHEMMAT…Continue Reading Industry and Internships
Social life of a CHEMMAT student
Hey everyone! Now that we’re in the midst of lockdown, thought I’d reminisce on all the fun social events I’ve been to throughout the year. Even as an engineering student you can definitely still make time for a social life. Between CMESA (Chemical and Materials Engineering Students Association), WEN (Women in Engineering Network), and AUES…Continue Reading Social life of a CHEMMAT student
CHEMMAT Course Compendium (Sem 1)
Hey guys, welcome back! And just like that we’re into lockdown 2.0. Lucky for you that hopefully means I’ll be a bit more active on here the next few weeks. Thought for this one I’d give you a rundown on all the details of the papers from sem 1 with a few tips and tricks…Continue Reading CHEMMAT Course Compendium (Sem 1)
Welcome to the 2021 CHEMMAT Blog!
Hey everyone and welcome to the 2021 instalment of the Chemical and Materials Engineering (aka CHEMMAT) blog! I’m Sophie and to kick things of I thought I’d do a quick Q & A so you can get to know a bit about me and the CHEMMAT specialisation. What do I get up to in my…Continue Reading Welcome to the 2021 CHEMMAT Blog!
Another Year Down
Hey everyone, congratulations!! We all survived another year of university! Hopefully you all made it through your exams okay, and have almost decided on which specialisation is the best for you! This is, unfortunately, my final blog post of the year 😢 so I thought I would just give a brief summary of what happened…Continue Reading Another Year Down
But like, What Does a Chemical Engineer ACTUALLY do?
Hiya everyone, apologies for the very long gap between posts – a bunch of tests, projects and presentations clearly got the best of me. For this blog post, I have decided to answer a question that I am literally constantly asked, and it has taken me this entire year of studying chemical engineering to finally…Continue Reading But like, What Does a Chemical Engineer ACTUALLY do?
Why did we choose Chemmat?
So right now, you’re probably really in the midst of deciding what specialisation you are going to choose, and if you’re still reading my posts I assume maybe Chemmat is up there in your top options?? (No hard feelings if it’s not… no seriously… it’s fine 🙃) Early in the year, I made a post…Continue Reading Why did we choose Chemmat?
Lecturers Write my Blog Post!
Hellooo, happy mid-semester break! For this blog, I thought I would give you a different perspective on what chemmat has to offer, so some of my lecturers have kindly offered some of their experiences and advice! Featuring… Amanda DiIenno, Thomas Loho and Steve Matthews 🤗 What made you decide to study chemical engineering? Amanda…Continue Reading Lecturers Write my Blog Post!