Why I Chose Civil Engineering With Industrial Experience at the University of Birmingham

  By Will, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham Hi, I’m Will, and I’m a third year MEng Civil Engineer. This time around I’m going to shed some light onto why I decided that I wanted to study civil engineering at Birmingham. I think the most important thing to me when … Continue reading “Why I Chose Civil Engineering With Industrial Experience at the University of Birmingham”

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Tips for Choosing the Right Accommodation

  By Varan, Computer ScienceCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham Choosing the right accommodation is very important because this is where you will be living for 9 months away from your family and the place where you meet new people. It’s important to feel comfortable and happy in the place that you … Continue reading “Tips for Choosing the Right Accommodation”

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My experience of extra-curricular activities at UoB 

  By Joe, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham As a keen fresher in September 2017, I was eager to join all the societies I could possibly fit into my busy schedule. By doing so, I hoped to make the most of all that university had to offer whilst simultaneously finding … Continue reading “My experience of extra-curricular activities at UoB “

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The Space Pi Project: Visit to RAL Space

  Holly, Abu and Alex, Aerospace EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham Third-year Aerospace Engineering students Holly, Abu, and Alex have spent their third-year research projects developing a potential space payload instrument controlled by a Raspberry Pi Model 4. The Pi has been space-qualified previously, and Pi Models 3 and 4 are … Continue reading “The Space Pi Project: Visit to RAL Space”

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What makes the University of Birmingham unique?

  By Varan, Computer ScienceCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham What makes the University of Birmingham unique is the fact that it is a campus university which is so well integrated within the city. The beautiful campus is well positioned, being in a good area where there is lots of greenery, yet … Continue reading “What makes the University of Birmingham unique?”

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Why I Chose Chemical Engineering at Birmingham

  By Emma, Chemical EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham Trying to find the perfect balance of everything in a university is sometimes difficult. We are presented with a seemingly unending list of options of courses and universities and narrowing them down can sometimes seem overwhelming. I decided to pursue studying chemical … Continue reading “Why I Chose Chemical Engineering at Birmingham”

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Reflections on my Year Abroad

  By Joe, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham   The University of Birmingham provided me with the opportunity to complete the third year of my integrated Masters degree abroad. As a student of Civil Engineering, I had always wanted to learn infrastructure design and sustainability principles from a different viewpoint. At the same … Continue reading “Reflections on my Year Abroad”

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Student Societies at Birmingham

  By Will, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham   Hi, I’m Will and I’m a third year MEng Civil Engineer. I’m a member of the Civil Engineering Society (CivSoc) and the Music Society. I am the current social secretary (social sec) for CivSoc and I play with the Music Society’s … Continue reading “Student Societies at Birmingham”

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The RESPECT Scheme at Birmingham

  By Will, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham   Something that drew me to apply for Birmingham was the RESPECT scheme – a scheme that the university runs for students to get placements with companies for either a year placement or a summer. You send in one application form and … Continue reading “The RESPECT Scheme at Birmingham”

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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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