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  • A Cool New Placement

    Author: Ben Mitchell - One month into my second placement and I’ve now got my head around what my new team does and, after a slow start, finally have some work to sink my teeth into. My new team is...

  • Reflecting on my time at DTU

    Author: Adam Engstrom - Hey guys so I have now come back to Bath from my stay at DTU. After a bit of reflection I’d like to in this post give my impressions of the exchange overall as I’ve already...

  • Further insights from DTU

    Author: Adam Engstrom - Hi again. It’s been a while since I last wrote, coursework, exams etc really piled on towards the end of the semester to say the least. What I thought I’d do in this post is to...

  • Changing Tracks

    Author: Ben Mitchell - This second blog is later than I had planned, mainly due to the hectic month I have just finished with the Asset & Operational Support team. Four months have flown by, and so too did my...

  • Post Five: End of Exchange

    Author: Elliot Neale - I think it would only be correct to write an overall summary of being a part of an exchange scheme. I would say overall I had a excellent time, I made some great friends and learnt...

  • Post Four: January Course

    Author: Elliot Neale - The intensive January course sure did live up to the name, it was intensive. I took Environmental Engineering in Developing Countries as I have an interest in persuing some NGO work post-University. The course was split...

  • Part time blogger, full time engineer

    Author: Hanna-Stina Sonts - My first introductory post with some key points of my placement with BuroHappold Engineering in London.   Hi! My name is Hanna and I am a Civil Engineering student on placement with BuroHappold in London. It’s been...

  • Post Three: Before Christmas

    Author: Elliot Neale - Hello, I am very conscious that I have not posted for quite some time, I think it would be best to provide a general overview of the exchange programme and elaborate a little on each module,...

  • Engineer in Training

    Author: Ben Mitchell - Tucked away by the river, in one of the UK’s two major financial centres, you would be forgiven for not expecting Canary Wharf to be home to nearly 1,300 engineers, working for Transport for London to...

  • The Scoop on Ice Cream R&D...

    Author: Clodagh Chapman - Hi everyone! My name is Clodagh and I’m now almost six months into my year-long placement with Unilever, working as Process Development Technologist within the Ice Cream Category. My role involves working on a number of...