Turning Insight into Inspiration

Turning Insight into Inspiration

Latest Episodes

Is Computer Science for me? (II)
December 05, 2020

What's it like doing CompSci without any coding experience? Find out how James obtained offers from two companies after losing his initial one due to COVID. Why did Cyber security catch his eyes?  

Is Chemical Physics for me?
December 01, 2020

What do you do if you don't know what exactly to study? What do you need to consider when choosing a university? What is it like to be part of a small cohort of 20 people? What's harder Chemistry or Physics? All these questions AND more in this episode wi

Is Engineering for me? (II)
November 24, 2020

We talk with Walid. He did Engineering in France, did a phD in England and then went on to do a post-doc at Oxford Uni... so a pretty smart guy. He talks about why he DISLIKED his internship at Toyota which led him to pursue research. But is there any mon

Is Economics for me?
November 16, 2020

Today, we speak with Vinny. He was set on a path to become a DOCTOR. Find out how he had a change of heart. He switched to Economics in Texas, USA. He now works for Baker Hughes in the finance department.  Show Notes  01:23; Doing Economics aft

Is Engineering for me?
November 13, 2020

We uncover the perils of not having mentors or guidance when you are young. Wanna find out how to have a LIFE when studying a difficult degree?  He holds a Masters in Aerospace Engineering. Currently he is doing a PhD in Advanced Composites (sounds f

Is Aerospace Engineering for me? (II)
November 11, 2020

Sinko candidly shares his torturous journey through Aerospace Engineering. He shares some of the pitfalls people experience at uni. Find out what led him to fail 2nd year. As fate would have it, Sinko happens to be one of the first ones to be employed in

Is Medicine for me?
November 06, 2020

Today we talk to Alex. Learn about his unusual route into his vocation.  Show Notes 00:22; Journey to studying Medicine 02:40; Why did you want to do Medicine? 03:00; Interview tips 11:35; What is some of the things you found most interesting? 14:07

Is Physics for me?
November 05, 2020

We talk with Rob. He studied Physics, and went on to work with one of the largest defence contractors in the world. He returned to university to complete a PhD in renewable energy.  Show Notes 00:24; What subjects did you do and why did you do them?

Is Aerospace Engineering for me?
November 05, 2020

Today we talk with Zain. He has a Masters in Aerospace Engineering. Find out why he has forsaken his brothers in engineering.  Show Notes 00:50; What A-levels did you do and why? 01:28; Why did you choose Aerospace Engineering? 03:16; What does Aero

Is Psychology for me?
July 26, 2020

I talk with Jack. He studies Psychology at the University of Bristol. 03:45; Did 1st year match your expectations? 10:22; Which niche in psychology do you want to specialise? 10:56; Is doing psychology fulfilling in itself? 18:32; How do people g