Student blogs

Find out what studying Engineering and Computing at ANU is about through first-hand accounts from our students.

 

19 July 2018

When I submitted my final assignment a few weeks ago, it dawned on me that I have spent almost as much time at ANU as I did at high school and college – that's 5.5 years!

After my initial reaction...

16 February 2018

So if you weren’t convinced that Canberra is an awesome place to study based on my previous post about all the amazing foodie options we have, I’m here to offer another reason why you will love Canberra – the outdoors!...

2 February 2018

Hello, I’m Claire and I’m a fourth year engineering/commerce student studying at ANU. 

I’ve been sharing my experience at ANU via my blog posts and for the next three weeks I’m going to share my secrets about why I love...

6 October 2017

It’s around this time of year that the pressure will be starting to build, I know this first hand. You’ll be preparing for end of year activities and big decisions will need to be made.

I found this time to...

13 September 2017

At some point during their degree, engineering students take the opportunity to do at least 12 weeks of work experience in an engineering field of their choice. From my own experience, this can be quite eye-opening. Stepping out of the...

15 August 2017

It’s safe to say that uni is an amazing place. I’m sure you’ve already been told about all the great opportunities you’ll find, the lifelong friends you’ll make and all the weird and wacky things that go on. It’s also...

5 June 2017

I’m a fifth year engineering student and I’m asked that question pretty often. Although I study mechanical and materials engineering, I actually have absolutely no idea how to fix a car and probably never will.

Also, I don’t wear hi-vis...

2 June 2017

Surprise is the standard reaction I get when I tell people that I am studying engineering, especially mechanical and materials engineering.

I’m often told that I’m brave for being surrounded by men and machines all day, or that I must...

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