Wednesday, 27 January 2021

The SELA interview experience

Kacper Sikorski, Cohort 2019

One evening in May, I was working on a course-project when some of my mates messaged me, with the question of whether I made it to the second stage. I checked the email and realised I was through to the interview stage, and within the next couple of days, I had to make a favourable impression during an interview.

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

What can we do to change the fate of our world? - Renewable energy

SELA wishes to demonstrate how engineering could have an impact in tackling the myriad of sustainability issues which plague our society before irreparable damage is done.

Today, we are looking at renewable energy and the issues and potential solutions it offers in the future. We have researched exciting up and coming technologies and brainstormed to find an area that was not only relevant but was also facing challenges. We all know that renewable energy is great, but how do we power our homes when the wind doesn't blow and the sun doesn't shine?

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

Seven ways SELA helped my degree

Alaaeldin Sengab, Cohort 2019

One of the most important qualities to develop as an engineer is the ability to lead a team. Engineering is, by its nature, a collaborative effort and in order to be able to give most to the team one is working in, it is important to know how to lead. With this in mind, below I outline the 7 ways in which being a member of SELA has helped me develop as a leader. 

Wednesday, 6 January 2021

What I hope to gain from SELA

As we have just started the new academic year, that means a fresh incoming SELA cohort. With that in mind, we caught up with some of SELA’s new recruits. We’ve asked five of SELA’s fresh faced recruits to explain what they hope to gain from SELA in the coming years and how they think this will benefit them in their discipline.