Hi I am Oishi, a Software and Electronics Engineering student back at the University for my final year following a wonderful placement year at Rolls Royce. I will be blogging about everything from my industrial placement experience, final year studies to what I get up to in my free time. Stay tuned to read about all the great experiences I am going to share about the University and hope to give you an insight into the life of a student at the University of Leicester till I graduate.
I attended the Future Female Engineers Event last year, which was organised by the TargetJobs. The summary of the event can be found in this video here.
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I attended the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) Student – Engineering Inspiration Conference 2016 on the 18 and 19th of November. Through this conference, I got the opportunity over two days to meet engineering students from different universities and talk informally with engineers at different stages of their profession about the options, opportunities, and experiences of […]
I participated in the Autistica Hackathon, organised by Deutsche Bank on 9th and 10th November 2016. I traveled from Leicester and stayed the night before in London to attend the Hackathon next day. The aim of the Hackathon was to develop apps for Autistic people in order to help them with their anxiety. As I […]
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Hello everyone, I am the lead student ambassador for the Women in Computer Science Leicester(WCSL) group for this academic year. This is a student-lead event run by me. The Women in Computer Science Leicester group is here to help and promote Computer Science among female students with an interest in this subject. This group is not restricted […]
I attended the womENcourage conference in Uppsala, Sweden in September 2015 which was organized by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The ACM-W Europe womENcourage Celebration of Women in Computing is a scientific event, and also an event aimed at networking and exploring career opportunities for women in computer science and related disciplines. This conference brings together […]
As time files, my end of placement was coming closer. I started wrapping up all the work I was doing, finalizing my placement report and getting ready for my final placement review with my manager. It went well and I had a great time during the last 12 months. On the last day of my […]
The work culture at Rolls Royce is great and I soon adjusted to it, people are professional and helpful. Our team held weekly meetings to discuss project progressions. In those meetings, every team member talks about what they have accomplished last week and what they would achieve this week, hence I did the same. The […]
In between my second and final year, I experienced a year in industry. I worked in Control – Software Engineering at Rolls Royce. I was part of the software design team for the Corporate, Small and Medium sized Engines (CSME). I worked on various software related work for the aircraft’s engine control system. I was also […]
Hello everyone, this is my first blog hope you will enjoy reading it. I am going to talk about something that I do in my free time. I love engaging with young people to promote computing and engineering. As I am a STEM ambassador, I started mentoring at the BBC ‘Make it Digital’ coding club. […]