2003 ～ 2006 Physics BSc (Honours),
Department of Physics and Astronomy, the
· Expected result – 2:1
· Relevant modules – Nuclear Physics, Atoms and Nuclei, Quantum Mechanics, Electromagnetism, Thermal Physics of Bose and Fermi gases, Thermal & Statistical Physics, Wave optics, Maths
· I have been taking Japanese language modules throughout the 3 years of my degree.
· Data Analysis module and three years of applying this knowledge in the lab has given me excellent analytical skills. In the Laboratory I have also developed strong team-working skills.
· Career management workshops taught me how to give good presentations and how to negotiate.
· I am currently writing my Dissertation, “Finding the Higgs Boson using the Large Hadron Collider” which is developing my independent scientific research ability.
2001 ～ 2003 A-levels Beckfoot school, Bingley
· Maths (A-level) – grade B
· Physics (A-level) – grade B
· Biology (A-level) – grade B
· General studies (A-level) – grade B
· Art (AS-level) – grade B
1998 ～ 2001 GCSE Beckfoot school, Bingley
· 10 GCSEs (C or above) including Maths, Science and English
2006 Student Associate
I passed both application and interview stages to enter this competitive two-week scheme, designed to give students the opportunity to develop new and invaluable skills and experience through working in a school alongside experienced teachers as well as to obtain an insight into the teaching profession.
· week 1 – I observed lessons and learning-review meetings, worked with individuals and small groups of pupils and helped classes to perform practical science experiments.
· week 2 – I will help out at an after-school Maths revision session and present part of a lesson.
After passing interviews, myself and 38 other students from 15 universities in 5 different countries around the world participated in this programme designed to give students of Japanese the opportunity to go to
· week 1 – consisted of language lessons, culture lectures and group discussions.
· week 2 – I worked in a group on a project and presented our results to the rest of the students at the end. I also stayed with a Japanese family and visited lots of interesting places in
· Computing – I studied programming in C++ as part of my degree and I have extensive experience with Microsoft office as well as versatile graph plotting programs such as LSQ & Matlab.
· Technical – I have gained skills in the manipulation and interpretation of data and experiments from the hours spent working in the laboratory. For my dissertation I have to independently use my scientific knowledge to research and write a report on a very recent scientific development.
· Problem-solving – I regularly arrange role-playing games as part of Warped society which involve lots of strategy and effective dealing with difficult situations.
· Language & Interpersonal – I have been studying Japanese for 3 years and frequently meet up with new Japanese students to exchange languages. I also regularly get out and socialise at both Warped and Japanese Animation societies.
· Team-working – On the programme in
· Leadership skills – On the Student associate scheme I worked with small groups of pupils helping them to understand the lesson and encouraging them to work in a team.
ACTIVITIES & INTERESTS
Japanimation society – In this society I have been regularly meeting-up for 3 years at the student union to watch Japanese animation. This is also a chance for me to practise listening to Japanese.
Tai chi society – For the past year I have been regularly practising the martial art of, Tai Chi. I am interested in the philosophy behind Tai Chi as well as keeping myself fit and healthy.
References: Available on request
|1 month - Discovery||450 euros||convert|
|3 months - Bronze||1150 euros||convert|
|6 months - Silver||1950 euros||convert|
|12 months - Gold||3200 euros||convert|