Drew has prepared the academic fundamentals needed to succeed in the engineering program. I felt that the core classes, such as Differential Equations and Mechanics, established a strong foundation for engineering. Being a physics major also helped since many mechanical engineering fundamentals are based on physics principles, management and trade finance.
I am currently taking an aerodynamics class right now, and so far, it has been one of my favorite classes because my interest in engineering stemmed from aviation and rocketry. In addition, the professor is a former Navy pilot who has tested iconic aircrafts such as the V-22 Osprey, and the insights he brings into the classroom are invaluable.
I enjoyed studying in a close-knit community where I knew everyone in my major. The classes were also small and interactive, so I had personal connections with the
professors who many, if not all, knew me by name. The beautiful campus surrounded by trees and squirrels was a great mood booster.
I feel like there are too many to list! My physics professor/dual degree coordinator Dr. Jim Supplee was definitely a big help during my stay. We regularly discussed my academic progress, and he would recommend classes that would best prepare me for exams.
I will be analyzing the thermal system of computer processors and hopefully come up with ingenious solutions to cool them down.
I am most excited to meet people who have dedicated their careers to the semiconductor industry, as well as have the opportunity to interact with state-of-the-art technologies. I am also thrilled to apply my engineering knowledge to an actual product.
The application process to Deakin was seamless due to the assistance of my student advisor, Miss Jennifer. She helped me in finding out information about the course I wanted to do and that aided in my decision-making process. I am currently 6 weeks into my university life here and am really enjoying it!
The Data Science course is updated with in-demand modules and provides a balance of practical and theoretical knowledge on the latest technology. The university is equipped with many facilities such as high-end GPUs for machine learning, computers, etc.
University College Dublin is one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities. Gabrina from Malaysia studied Masters in International Management at UCD in the 2020/21 academic year. She tells us about her experience as an international student at UCD during that time.