Emily Campbell's blog

I'm Emily, a third year student completing a Bachelor of Engineering/Arts and this is where you can read about my journey. You may find it similar to the one you'll have, or very different. That's the beauty of university, it's something you can make your own!

I'm from Canberra and went to school at Radford College. I had no intention of studying engineering, but today I couldn't image studying anything else.


2 August 2016

The stories of mega-million dollar businesses popping up out of someone’s garage are becoming more and more common. They’re usually run by an unkempt high school or college drop out with too much...

Acronyms and Lists

25 July 2016

By day 3, we’d figured out the secret to being a good presenter at a conference…acronyms! Speakers were throwing them at us from all directions, especially on the final day as our focus turned to...

UN Sustainable Development Goals

12 July 2016

When you get a group of really ambitious people together, it can be the perfect dose of motivation for a young person. On day 2 of the conference we heard from some women and men who had...

Mentor Me

20 June 2016

Most people agree that we need more women to start and stay in STEM fields, especially engineering, computer science and maths. I definitely agree. I think women, men, businesses and the world in...

The Empathetic Engineer

5 April 2016

When I tell people that I study philosophy alongside engineering, I’m usually faced with remarks about what an odd combination it is and then questions as to why I chose to do it. I usually have...


15 April 2015

What happened when Engineers Australia challenged professionals to say why they chose to be an Engineer in 140 characters or less?

Students like me get inspired. We also laugh,...

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