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Thoughts on a remote internship

COVID-19 has done a great job upending our lives. A great many of my undergraduate colleagues had pre-arranged internships cancelled at fairly short notice, leaving them in the lurch over summer. Thankfully, I was returning to the same firm as last year who also had a strong enough financial position to keep their offer open. […]

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Summer Internship 2018: BT Labs Adastral Park, Suffolk

As an IET Diamond Jubilee scholar sponsored by British Telecom, I was invited to apply for a 12-week placement at BT’s Adastral Park research and development facility at Martlesham in Suffolk.

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17.

I turned 17 today (first driving lesson on Friday, yay!), and had a think about all I’ve had to be grateful for in the past year: December 2014 promotion to Cadet Petty Officer in the CCF February 2015: appointment to the RSGB Youth Committee May: appointed as the Mayor’s Cadet for Wirral July: was successful in gaining […]

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Update on Arkwright scholarship

Earlier this year I was made aware of the Arkwright Scholarships Trust, and their engineering scholarships which are available to those with an interest in the topic who intend to study mathematics at A-level. Unfortunately, I was only told about the scholarship three days before the deadline for applications, but nonetheless applied. A few weeks later, with six others, […]