Careers in space

Last week we held our ‘Careers in Space’ panel event featuring speakers from the UK Space Agency, RAL Space, Oxford Space Systems and UKSEDS. Over 100 students attended and learnt about the huge variety of careers available in this rapidly growing sector. Read on to find out more… Why is space important? Space underpins our … More Careers in space

Graduate Story: Ming’s QMentoring Experience

Academic School: Engineering and Materials Science Degree Course: MEng Aerospace Engineering Current Study Year: Graduated July 2018 What is the best feature of QMentoring? By far the best feature of QMentoring is how the scheme connects you with an experienced industry professional in your field of study. The scheme helps to ensure regular contact with … More Graduate Story: Ming’s QMentoring Experience

Graduate story: Navigating the visa process

Ash Rahman, SEMS graduate I joined Queen Mary as an  international student in 2013. I did Mechanical Engineering with Robotics and Control Systems as my undergraduate degree. I graduated with a BEng in July 2017 and then joined Jaguar Land Rover’s graduate scheme as a Graduate Product Development Engineer in September 2017. The product development … More Graduate story: Navigating the visa process

Graduate story: Merott Movahedi

Merott Movahedi is a senior software engineer at CompareTheMarket, part of the Marketing IT team, responsible for updating and maintaining the content management system of both comparethemarket.com and comparethemeerkat.com. He graduated from QMUL with an engineering degree in 2010, and shares his story below. When I was a child, I wanted to become an adult, finish … More Graduate story: Merott Movahedi

Guest blog: MSc Engineering conversion courses at the University of Exeter

You don’t need to have studied Engineering to begin a career as a professional engineer Why should I consider an engineering conversion course? An engineering conversion course can be a great way to learn new skills, build on your existing knowledge and increase your employability. In an ever competitive job market, the demand for engineers … More Guest blog: MSc Engineering conversion courses at the University of Exeter

Women in Science, Tech, Engineering and Maths

Take a look at this recent article in the Guardian about women working in Stem and the effects of Tim Hunt’s recent comments. I like the nice, positive aspect to it. “…anyone considering a career in technology or science should be encouraged by the uproar that followed Tim Hunt’s comments that made one thing clear – … More Women in Science, Tech, Engineering and Maths