Meet our student bloggers and share their experiences as they study at EEE.
Meet the School 19th February 2019
Meet Fridah A Masake Bowker, one of our 3rd year student ambassadors studying MEng. Electrical and Electronic Engineering and hear about her experiences of Manchester and being an ambassador. Fridah is originally from Kenya but currently lives in Halifax with her family. What are some of your favourite areas to study? There is a lot […]
Student Experience 8th February 2019
In my previous articles, I discussed engineering from both a personal and societal perspective in order to demonstrate the fundamental applications and communal impact of the discipline. When engineering is discussed in this way, the archetypal interpretation of the “engineer” – who stares at graphs, reference manuals and designs complex systems – subsides to allow […]
Life in EEE 10th December 2018
Learn to treat your degree like a 9-5 job, if you know what’s good for you… I’ve had a seemingly smooth transition back to the university life after my placement year at Arup in London. I’ve moved in to a 3-bedroom apartment with 2 friends who also went on an industrial placement year, so we’re […]
Meet the School 9th October 2018
Meet our Student Welfare Officer, Sam. Can you tell us a bit more about what your role involves and the kind of things you do on a day-to-day basis? My role is very varied; for the most part I am the ‘Student Welfare Officer’ so most days I will be meeting with students to offer […]
Student Experience 9th July 2018
In this post Harry talks about developing his microcontroller project and includes some links to see the National Instruments lab and the Buggy Race day last year.
Life in EEE 4th June 2018
Haseeb is currently in the second year of his Electronic Engineering degree at Manchester. He has created a video to show a typical day on the course which will show his timetable, a lecture and our computer lab.
In this post he also explains his reasons for deciding to study Electronic Engineering and why Manchester.
Student Experience 12th April 2018
During my first year, I asked Professor Trevor York at the end of a lecture, whether one can become a competent engineer if they are not socially conscious. He replied: “If you gain knowledge, you transform yourself. If you apply it for the common good, you transform the world.” As engineers not only we design and build the world but we also shape its socioeconomic future through our cumulative efforts.
Student Experience 6th March 2018
The first time I encountered formula student was during welcome week. They had what looked like a go-kart race car placed right in the middle of the Sackville Street Building entrance hall.
Student Experience 13th February 2018
The Institution of Engineering and Technology’s Engineering Horizons Bursary offers long-term financial support to 75 engineering students and apprentices in the UK.
Jessica Paterson and Mehdi Kolahi – both Electrical and Electronic Engineering students – celebrated their success after receiving an Engineering Horizons Bursary from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
Student Experience 31st January 2018
University is a place full of stories and adventures