And here we are! The last post of 2022, and I’m officially halfway through my degree! It’s fair to say this year hasn’t been all rainbows and butterflies, but it’s been one hell of a ride. Because I have no idea what to talk about, here’s a few life/uni tips from a dummy (me!) that…Continue Reading Enginearing my limit
A day in the life (of an intern)
Because I procrastinated writing these blog posts (totally not posting three times in one day), you now get to deal with a post-exam Sarina who’s already a month into her internship. Lucky you! I’m currently a Systems Engineering Intern at Beca as part of the Beca Applied Technologies, commonly abbreviated as BAT. They’ve kinda taken…Continue Reading A day in the life (of an intern)
The duck of engineering
Alright, so the burning question y’all want answered – why did I end up choosing mechatronics? (For those of you who haven’t read my first post, I spent the majority of the second half of Part I deciding between mechanical and mechatronics. What made me lean towards the “tronics” side of the fence?) Genuinely, a…Continue Reading The duck of engineering
Breakdowns (courses and otherwise)
Hey hey! We’re back at it again, and today we’ll be breaking down the sem 2 courses. Let’s hop right into it! ENGGEN 204: Professional Skills and Communication This paper is taken by all Part II students, meaning you’ll be thrown into a group with people from different specs. It consists of a combination of…Continue Reading Breakdowns (courses and otherwise)
Sem 1 Flashbacks
Well hey there! Are you surviving? I hope so! If not, I’m sending hugs and good vibes through the screen :DD And as promised, a breakdown of the semester 1 courses, in all their glory! MECHENG 201: Introduction to Mechatronics Do you love Hazim with all your heart? I’m glad you do, because there’s never…Continue Reading Sem 1 Flashbacks
Kia ora koutou and hello! I extend my greetings to you all, regardless of whether you’re already pretty dead set on mechatronics, to those of you who still have absolutely no clue what to pick and are hoping sem 2 will give you a better idea, cheeky Part II’s from some crazy year in the…Continue Reading M-megatronics?
…and That’s a Wrap (no, literally, that is a wrap)
Finally! I’m free! My final exam for the year literally finished just over half an hour ago, and no words can express how relieved I am. This year was most definitely a hectic one, with the added stress of lockdown on top of uni and work, but it has also been my favourite year at…Continue Reading …and That’s a Wrap (no, literally, that is a wrap)
Hi everyone, and welcome to the second-to-last instalment of my blogs. As I was procrastinating and also pondering on what to write about next, it occurred to me that a lot of you may not even know what Mechatronics Engineering really is. So, here’s a more in-depth intro into the world of Mechatronics and where…Continue Reading Why Mechatronics?
The Internal Struggle of Internship Hunting
Whoever said that internship hunting was a full time job in itself, was not wrong. As the summer sun begins to seep through the blooming trees of spring, and as the academic year finally comes to a close, there’s only one thing on many aspiring engineers’ minds: Did I get the job? Finding an internship…Continue Reading The Internal Struggle of Internship Hunting
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!