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Loughborough University

Department of Materials

Sam Swinbourne

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Sam Swinbourne  

I did my undergraduate degree in Sports Technology at Loughborough and decided I wanted to continue my education at the University as I love the student life here. After completing several modules on polymers during my undergraduate degree at Loughborough, I developed a real interest in the subject of materials and so decided to apply to study a Masters in Polymer Technology in the Department of Materials.

The course has given me some really useful knowledge and skills that can be transferred into industry in my future career. I have particularly enjoyed the individual project as it has allowed me to gain practical experience in polymer fabrication (glass fibre composites interfacial shear strength testing) and material testing. The Department’s excellent lab facilities and the skills and experience of the academic and technical staff really enhance the practical aspects of the course.

On completing of my Masters I hope to start a career in the polymer industry, particularly polymer fibre composites.       


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