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!
Have a Break, Have a Kit-Kat: A Reflection on Semester 1
We’re in lockdown. Again. Back to 3am bedtimes and 12pm wake-ups. Back to having an endless amount of time, to do… absolutely nothing. Speaking of doing nothing, to procrastinate for my test in 2 days I thought I’d finally get to writing the next highly-anticipated instalment of my blogs. As promised, here’s a run-down of…Continue Reading Have a Break, Have a Kit-Kat: A Reflection on Semester 1
End of Part II MECHATRONICS – Final Blog Post from Vanessa
Hey lovely readers! This will be my last blog post of the year and also my last chance to convince you to specialise in MECHATRONICS engineering. I want to say a huge THANKS for reading my previous blog posts and for somehow not getting bored of me. 😊 I hope I have done a good…Continue Reading End of Part II MECHATRONICS – Final Blog Post from Vanessa
Exploring Newmarket Campus – Looking at Fourth Year Mechatronics Projects
Still deciding which specialisation to pick? MECHATRONICS is obviously the answer! If my previous blog posts still haven’t been able to convince you to choose MECHATRONICS, maybe this one will. 😉 I had a fantastic time looking at the part four MECHATRONICS (and mechanical) projects down at Newmarket campus a few days ago. There were…Continue Reading Exploring Newmarket Campus – Looking at Fourth Year Mechatronics Projects
BURNOUT WEEK – (featuring some very burnt out mech people)
As you can tell by the title, this week has been RiDiCuLoUsLy busyyyy! I’m pretty sure the entire second year engineering cohort is suffering from Burnout Syndrome 🤯, so if you have any friends in second year engineering, please give them a hug when you see them. 🥰 Because I have been a bit behind…Continue Reading BURNOUT WEEK – (featuring some very burnt out mech people)
Six more weeks until I am halfway through my degree! – Mid-semester Mechatronics Update
I know I said my next blog was going to be up by the end of August, but the beginning of September is pretty close, right? It is currently the first week of the mid-semester break and there are six more weeks to go until the end of semester two, which means six more weeks…Continue Reading Six more weeks until I am halfway through my degree! – Mid-semester Mechatronics Update
Desperately Looking for Mechatronics Internships
HELLO again my fellow procrastinators, dog enthusiasts and the “generally confused with what to do with their lives” people. My third blog will be a summary of how I spent my holidays (tl;dr: see title of blog) and some helpful resources that will hopefully help you become *slightly* less confused with what to do with…Continue Reading Desperately Looking for Mechatronics Internships
Attacked by Canvas announcements and Piazza notifications – Mechatronics Semester One Summary
Wow! Semester one has gone by wayyyy quicker than I realised! Where did all the time go? Last year, it felt like uni dragged on for ages, and then this year is like being attacked by Canvas announcements and Piazza notifications NONSTOP. Honest life advice from Vanessa: second year is a HUGE step up from…Continue Reading Attacked by Canvas announcements and Piazza notifications – Mechatronics Semester One Summary