Category: Chemical & Materials Engineering

Too much to Process

So we’re four weeks into semester 2 and let me tell you, this semester is very different from the one I just described in my previous post (oops). A lot less chemistry and a lot more process engineering – as you can see by the course names: Process Design 1, Process Engineering 2 Energy and Processing,…Continue Reading Too much to Process

Sem 1 Sum Up 🌈

Hey all, welcome back! SO when I was in first year and trying to decide on a specialisation, all I wanted to know was exactly what second-year holds, in terms of the types of courses and the content that is involved. If that is also you, I have answered your prayers in this post ……Continue Reading Sem 1 Sum Up 🌈


Hey friends! My name is Rachel and welcome to my blog, where for the next twelve weeks I will be giving you all the inside info and tips for studying Chemical and Materials engineering! As I’m sure you would all know yourselves, engineering students struggle to find a lot of spare time. But when I…Continue Reading WELCOME 🌟🎉

The End Is Here!

I finally found my strength and ability to sit and wonder what to write.  I am bad at saying goodbye therefore, trying to say goodbye to everyone who have been reading my blog post for the past 5 months is also hard.  I get attached easily and I suck at ending something. I prefer to…Continue Reading The End Is Here!

Mount Doom in Auckland

The only mountain I am currently hiking is the mountain of workloads. (The Lord of The Rings reference at it best) so, Hi I guess? Anyone feels like dropping out from school already? Honestly, you are not the only one. Hoping there will be a knight in shining armour to come and rescue you from…Continue Reading Mount Doom in Auckland

“I forgot!”

Playing breathin by Ariana Grande in my background. “Just keep breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’ And oh, I gotta keep, keep on breathin’ Just keep breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’ And oh, I gotta keep, keep on breathin’ ” I guess this is my advice on how to survive the remaining…Continue Reading “I forgot!”


I am back with my second post. Currently screaming and hoping time would STOP so that I could manage everything that is happening around me. I know that we are only like 3 weeks into the semester, but the workload is increasing exponentially. Okay, so this time let us go through the courses one by…Continue Reading Input

Discovering Chemmat 101

Remember those days when you think your future is very uncertain and you are so scared to face tomorrow? I remember that day because for me as an international student in UoA, leaving my home country and coming back to continue my second year as Chemical and Material Engineering (Chemmat) student caused a huge breakdown…Continue Reading Discovering Chemmat 101