The Final day of the Final year

We’ve come to the end of the year!  On Friday 9th June all 51 final year undergraduate students from the Department presented their major projects in a poster session. This is the first time we have run this kind of event, and we saw students discuss their project findings with academics, other staff and each…

Coming to Sheffield was one of the best decisions I have ever made

Meet Muhammad Mohsin Saleem, MEng Materials Science and Engineering student and International Engineering Ambassador. I came to Sheffield and I believe this was one of the best decisions I have ever made. I have lived in Pakistan for eighteen years ever before my Sheffield journey began. I completed my schooling at Beaconhouse School System, an…

Photosoc: the other major part of my university life

Being a part of photosoc has been a major part of my university experience. I have lots of friends from the society, and I have learnt many useful skills. I became interested in photography when I was around 16, I bought my first DSLR camera at 17, a second hand Canon 350D from 2005, which…

Where do I go from here?

It’s a question everyone faces several times in their life, the first time this thought struck me was just after my AS results came through. It was a good day for me, I’d done pretty well and I was getting ready to start my second year of A levels when I realised that having good…

A substantial degree of experience

Hello all, My name is Holly Pearce and I’ve just started my 4th year of the MEng Material Science and Engineering course which has a focus on preparing you for work in industry. This is my first time blogging for the department and it’s all about my experience on placement at Philips in The Netherlands….