Choose... a University far from home, in the hope of getting opportunities not available elsewhere. Choose notepads, choose computers, calculators and books, to prepare yourself for the long study journey that awaits.
After ten weeks of lectures, tutorials and assignments, the end of the first semester commences by exams. Exams are always stressful no matter the amount of time that goes into preparation. Thankfully, all the exams end before the winter break.
This week I began the second semester in my journey towards acquiring a Master’s degree in Sustainable Energy Systems at the University of Edinburgh, a place I have come to consider home in the last few months. The Sustainable Energy Systems (MSc) programme has been quite interesting.
At first glance, optional courses may seem like a total blessing by giving you the opportunity to enhance your studies the way you want. Adding some non-engineering to your engineering MSc, why not? But be always careful, there is always a catch…
Congratulations to all my mates, we've finally finished the dissertation! The vive-voce will be held about two weeks later. This is the time for us to relax. The dissertation process is really tough, but interesting. It taught me how to fully complete a research project.