The following video is a series of interviews of recent and current students and what they think of Electronics and Computer Science at Southampton University. Below is a series of blogs that will help new students understand what it is really like to study in such a prestigious department.
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"Having been back at home for two weeks already, the release of the dreaded summer exam timetable has inspired/frightened me into finally doing something productive this break after a lot of sleeping and catching up..."
"Semester two and finally exams are over and I’m getting back into the swing of lectures. The last two weeks have been spent on my second year group project. This primarily entails spending most of..."
"Work continues steadily at IBM. If I told you what I was actually doing I'd have to kill you - such is confidentiality - and I'd prefer not to have to trace the IP..."
"So what better to see in the new year than with a fresh exam season? Let’s ignore that though, and talk about coursework, as there’s been some pretty special stuff emerging in the previous week. Both..."
"The Best Student Paper Award What’s up every-buddy! I have good news to tell you regarding my research. I won the “Best Student Paper Award” at “The European Conference on Data Mining (ECDM'11)”, July 2011, Rome Italy...."
"If there's anything I've learnt this year it's this: Computer Science is not for the faint-hearted. I'm talking about things like artificial intelligence, networking theory, compiler engineering... these are all difficult subjects for instance. I..."
"Being a part of ECS has many perks – near unlimited access to extremely powerful computers, discounts on a large amount of professional level software, very knowledgeable and helpful staff, there’s a lot going for..."
"Hello world. Over the period of the next three years, I will be posting in this little space, with (hopefully) useful insights of university life. I was born and bred in Singapore, a little country in..."
"About this time last year I spent some time reading these blogs here. It turned out to be a quite useful resource not only for "meeting" people from Southampton, but also getting a better overview..."
"During the last week I've been playing with some of the emerging Web technologies that aim to make the Internet a more interesting place over the next few years. I've just finished redesigning my ECS..."
"Hi everyone! Finally the weather has improved. The bright sunshine has spread all over, with some colourful flowers and lush green grass making it more beautiful. Had a very nice time back home during easter, also..."
"IE being IE, or maybe Firefox being Firefox I feel the need to talk about something that's not coursework or exams of doom and gloom (see May 24th 2010 entry). However, I do feel the..."
"After "forcing" multiple friends to proof-read my report, it reached a stage where I deemed it "fit for purpose" and handed it in. What a relief! Now I have the distributed (COMP3019) coursework to deal..."
"#7 - Semester 2, and other musings. First: Woah, wait a second, I've been 21 for 2 months already, good grief this time has gone insanely fast. Anyway, now that's out the way, onto the blog! It's..."
"I’ve finally decided that “writer’s block” is a pretty lame excuse and I must entertain you with my first blog entry. ;) England is treating me surprisingly well. Everyone spends at least 5 minutes a day..."
"I'm in Trento, Italy for the second conference of my academic career: UMAP (User Modelling And Personalisation) 2009. The first was back in November at DIGITEL 2008, in Banff, Canada, but someone convinced me not..."
"You know you’re an engineer when: You start to lose your audience... I was at home in Marlborough the other weekend, while the country was still being inundated by snow. We were enjoying Second Christmas, a..."
"Doing a PhD straight after an undergraduate degree brings both good and bad connotations about yourself. Particularly in Malaysia, jumping straight from a BSc to PhD is fairly unheard of, thus they automatically assume that..."
"Chapter 2 Sorry for the long time out. I really really really wanted to continue my story about how's life here. But honestly, it's going too fast, I don't even know how time passed! Really. It's..."