Lab Work in Chemical Engineering

By An Tong, Chemical Engineering College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham Like many other STEM disciplines, lab work tends to take up quite an important part of my course. Lab work allows us to put the theoretical concepts taught in lectures into practical use, whilst also improving our understanding of certain topics … Continue reading “Lab Work in Chemical Engineering”

Extracurricular Opportunities as an EPS Student

By An Tong, Chemical Engineering College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham At the beginning of my studies, I thought the best way to spend my university experience was by focusing solely on my academic achievement. However, it eventually came to my realization that I almost overlooked the importance of taking part in … Continue reading “Extracurricular Opportunities as an EPS Student”

Working from Home

By An Tong, Chemical Engineering College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham Due to the unfortunate COVID-19 situation, the university has decided to deliver teaching and assessment online. The prospect of now working from home may be nerve-wracking for some students, especially when you’re used to working in a particular environment. Here is … Continue reading “Working from Home”

Why I Chose Chemical Engineering at Birmingham

Hello, welcome to my first blog! I’m An Tong (that’s my first name, to avoid any confusion). I am currently a second year Chemical Engineering student at the University of Birmingham. Being a Malaysian with Chinese ethnicity, I am excited to share about my undergraduate life as an international student. I’d like to start off … Continue reading “Why I Chose Chemical Engineering at Birmingham”

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