Graduate Studies

Competition sees students coast to victory while honing design skills

Scouts Canada volunteer helps students Malav Rathod and Amir SarikhaniA volunteer from Scouts Canada helps students Malav Rathod and Amir Sarikhani prepare for the first-ever Gravity Car Race held by the Master of Engineering Auto Student Advisory Council. Scouts Canada provided the racetrack.

More than 50 students took part in a gravity car competition Friday in the Centre for Engineering Innovation.

M.Eng students share co-op experience

M. Eng student Neel Nitinkumar Shah describes his co-op experience at Windsor Mold Group during a poster presentation on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017M. Eng student Neel Nitinkumar Shah describes his co-op experience at Windsor Mold Group during a poster presentation on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017

A co-op placement provided more than practical work experience for Bhavesh Lakhankiya.

Not only did the master of engineering student gain invaluable experience working at Diageo Canada Inc. in Amherstburg, Ont., but Lakhankiya also said he learned something that can’t be taught in the classroom.

“As an international student, this was my first opportunity to work within the Canadian work culture,” Lakhankiya said, who grew up in India.

Panel to discuss careers in academe

tweed jacket and bowtieIt’s not all tweed anymore: come hear a panel discussing careers in academe November 17 in the Welcome Centre.

A panel of successful academics will discuss careers in higher education November 17 in the Welcome Centre.