Student Profiles - current students share their experience of life in EEE at The University of Sheffield

Anouschka: MEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Anouschka

"I found out about the Siemens Challenge and as the challenge was to make a device I applied for it as I thought it would a great opportunity to be let loose and to make something!"

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Lakshika: BEng Electronic and Communications Engineering

Lakshika

"Being part of Women In Engineering provides me with weekly motivation and I feel it is my duty to empower other women/girls."

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Nada: BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a Year in Industry

"The best thing about my course are the practical elements including the group projects as I have found that employers ask about these aspects when I have applied for jobs."

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Sam: MEng Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Sam

I first developed an interest in electronics at GCSE, I bought an Arduino starter kit and went from there!

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Tudor: BEng Electronic and Communications Engineering with a Year in Industry

Tudor

"Obviously when you’ve been a fan of McLaren ever since you were little, it can sometimes be overwhelming walking on the large airy corridors, next to the cars in which the likes of Senna, Hamilton or Alonso created history!"

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Michelle: BEng Electronic Engineering

Michelle

"I attended a session run by the EEE Society where you got to control a micro-controller to light up LEDS which I loved!"

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Arthur: MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering 

Arthur

 "As an A-level student considering engineering, I think it’s important to understand that a degree in engineering won’t just enable a career in engineering. It will open doors in many different industries including finance, management, technical-journalism and IT."

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Matt: MEng Electronic and Communications Engineering

Matt

"There are loads of benefits for joining a society, for example, activities, degree support, personal development, advice, trips, opportunities to help organise events and create new ones, but mainly - loads of friends who you otherwise may never interact with."

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Life beyond university - here are some of our Alumni

Eddie: Graduate Hardware Engineer for ARM

MEng Digital Electronics (now Electronics and Computer Engineering)

Eddie"I chose to work for ARM as they are at the cutting edge of technology, designing the IP for the latest generation of mobile devices, driving the development of IoT and smart devices, and providing a platform for future communications and many other areas.

My degree has given me a good level of knowledge around these technologies, as well as the ability to quickly pick up new skills, such as different programming languages, which has allowed me to be adaptable in my roles at work.”

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Jirong - MRes Medical Robotics and Image-Guided Intervention, Imperial College London

BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Jirong“I am studying at Imperial for the programme MRes Medical robotics and Image guided intervention. I will apply for a PhD after that. My future career plan is to find a research job in the university. “

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