Stand out from the crowd with professional work experience in a global context.
Laika Academy programs prepare engineers with the skills they need to kickstart their graduate careers. Research (Rayner & Papakonstantinou, 2015) shows that graduate employers are on the look out for more than good grades and course content. Their research found the key skills sought after for grads were: (1) Ability to apply relevant knowledge; (2) Ability to develop relevant knowledge; (3) Problem solving; (4) Critical thinking; and (5) Communication. These skills on being able to learn and solve problems was ahead of "Discipline knowledge". Being able to effectively communicate, solve problems and apply knowledge is more important to employers than raw content.
Our programs provide engineering students with practical skills and experience working in a team on a real world project, while exploring and understanding a new culture.