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8 Books Every Engineering Student Should Read

8 Books Every Engineering Student Should Read

Studying engineering is an exciting but challenging venture. It is essential that engineers keep a broad and open mind, coupling this with rigour and analytical skills. Reading around your subject is a great way to encounter new ways of thinking, and to prepare to...

8 Books Every Engineering Student Should Read

Studying engineering is an exciting but challenging venture. It is essential that engineers keep a broad and open mind, coupling this with rigour and analytical skills. Reading around your subject is a great way to encounter new ways of...

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Why You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

Why You Should Be a Scientific Researcher

There is a teapot flying around the moon, too small to be seen by any modern telescope. Much closer to us, there are birds flying through the sky. One of these claims is, of course, nonsense. Last time we checked, there was no crockery orbiting anything in space. Even...

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Engineering Summer Project Ideas

Engineering Summer Project Ideas

School’s out, and summer has given you plenty of time to yourself. What better way to spend it than trying your hand at a cool engineering project? As you’ll know, engineers work on complex projects with very technical and expensive equipment and materials. It’s not...

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Why Study Engineering?

Why Study Engineering?

Engineering is an incredibly diverse field with a wide range of applications in the real world and a myriad of career options, wherever you choose to study. Deciding on the direction you wish to pursue is one that requires careful thought! This article is a tool that...

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A Guide To Studying Science At University In The UK

A Guide To Studying Science At University In The UK

What does it mean to study science at university?   Studying science at university is, in some ways, similar to how you might have studied science at school. You'll learn through a mixture of theory and practice via lectures, tutorials and labs. But there are...

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A Guide To The Six Fields Of Engineering

A Guide To The Six Fields Of Engineering

Are you thinking about becoming an engineer? That's a good place to start, but it's also a bit like saying “I want to cook.” What do you want to cook? What kind of expertise will it involve? Engineering, broadly, is the art of designing and building. It can be broken...

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What is life like as an Engineering student?

What is life like as an Engineering student?

Sally Croysdale is currently in her third year studying Engineering Science. Originally from Leicester, Sally is a keen musician and in her spare time sings in her College’s chapel choir and plays clarinet in the university orchestra. When did you first start to...

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How to become an Engineer

How to become an Engineer

Engineers are problem-solvers, creators, builders. They use their scientific and mathematical knowledge to improve the world around us. A recent survey we conducted here at Scholastica showed that over 75% of young people wanting to pursue a career in engineering made...

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