The Student Association of Energy is an organization of ambitious students who want to gain additional knowledge to complement their university studies. Whether it’s the basics, research or polishing up the knowledge gained at university, everyone can find the ideal development opportunity for them, whether it’s a hard skill or a soft skill. Currently, our members can choose between three professional options: taking a course, working in a professional group or counting their individual research as a professional activity. New members are still required to complete the Energy Basic Module. In addition to this, we also organize lectures for our members to give them an even greater insight into the energy industry.
Energy Basic Module
The Energy Basic Module has changed, as from this year the mechanical and electrical engineering modules will again be taken together. Instead of attendance sessions, the new members will be required to work through and master the course material independently, aided by the reports from previous years. The basic module is compulsory or all trial members, and a written assessment of the knowledge acquired is required. It is very important that all members have a good knowledge of the basic module, as this will not only help their studies, but will also enable them to better understand the various internal professional programs.
The course is a series of two semesters of consecutive training. This year it was about energy markets. The aim of the courses is to provide members knowledge on a subject that they would not get elsewhere, from speakers who are experienced in the industry. The course is important and compulsory for students who are not involved in a professional group or research.
Following the example of previous workshops, this year again saw the launch of professional research groups, which provide a great platform for members with common interests to further and collectively expand their knowledge. Any kind of group can be started and the leader is chosen from the members. This year, the clusters were based around renewable energy and the electricity system.
Members who have already found their own area of interest and wish to explore it in more depth have the option of pursuing it instead of the options above, and can use the knowledge gained in the form of a scientific student conference thesis or an article.