After visiting a few colleges, I felt Emma
was the one in which I felt most welcome
Emily, 2nd Year
Arup/Royal Academy of Engineering Professor of Transitional Energy Strategies
It’s 8pm and I’m about to start a 12-hour shift at the national COVID-19 testing centre in Milton Keynes. Truckloads of boxes with transparent plastic bags just arrived and a brief announcement is made: 15,000 patient swabs. For now, the mood among the team is cheerful and enthusiastic, but I know it will have morphed into exhaustion and fatigue by the end of the night.