A group of Year 12 science students were able to visit the Dyson workshop. There, we were challenged to create a programme that would move a robot around obstacles and through to the other
side of a mat. It was a really enjoyable challenge which had all of us stretching our minds and showing how principles learned in Physics and Maths can be applied to practical uses.
The workshop was a good reminder of how fun science can be and the undergraduate engineers who ran the session were incredibly supportive, explaining about different Engineering courses with a focus on Dyson.
I found the workshop refreshing because it gets you to think differently and problem solve practically which you don’t usually do in classes. It’s also useful to become comfortable with programming software because coding will always be useful for any STEM future. I would definitely recommend having similar opportunities for future year groups – I really enjoyed it.
I really appreciated that this was organised especially for us and it was so easily accessible- it was such a pleasant surprise – thank you!
By Shira Wulwick