Studying in the UK as an International Student

  By Suraj, Advanced Mechanical EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham   As the date of the flight approaches, there can be a lot of anxiety and questions in your mind about this new place you are about to travel to – new people and an entirely new culture all very far … Continue reading “Studying in the UK as an International Student”

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My 5 Top Tips When Choosing A University

  By Suraj, Advanced Mechanical EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham With so many options on offer, choosing a university can seem like a daunting task – how do you know what’s right for you? MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering student Suraj shares some tips: University Rankings If you head to Google and … Continue reading “My 5 Top Tips When Choosing A University”

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The Work-Life Balance of an Engineering Student

By Caitlin, Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham For most, finding a good work-life balance can be tricky. With a large amount of contact hours, some might wonder how students studying subjects such as engineering and medicine cope. Generally, engineering students find themselves with full timetables during the teaching terms. … Continue reading “The Work-Life Balance of an Engineering Student”

Revision Tips

By Caitlin, Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham Studying for exams can be a bit of an experience. It can be hard work and, at times, seem endless – learning every piece of information that has been thrown at you over the past year (or maybe longer)! However, I have … Continue reading “Revision Tips”

What is Engineering Shared First Year like?

By Caitlin, Mechanical Engineering College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham At the University of Birmingham, Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering have a shared first year. This means that the three disciplines have all their lectures/ labs together and partake in the same modules. The labs are completed in the Collaborative Teaching Laboratory … Continue reading “What is Engineering Shared First Year like?”

Societies and Extra Curricular Activities

At the University of Birmingham, there is a broad range of societies and activities to take part in. These range from the traditional to ones you wouldn’t even think of. There are 55 sports clubs that compete at BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) and the Guild boasts over 300 societies to choose from. And … Continue reading “Societies and Extra Curricular Activities”

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