St Andrew's College, Grahamstown, 2018
Current Place of Residence: Grahamstown, South Africa
University: University of Cape Town
Current/Recent Course: MSc Mechanical Engineering
Aaron graduated from the University of Cape Town in 2016 with first class honours in a BSc. Eng. (Mechanical). He is currently completing an MSc. Eng. focussing on Continuum Mechanics and Finite Element Methods. Throughout his university career he has been heavily involved in student organisations, focussing on ethical leadership and effective governance, winning an award for best performing sub warden. He is an officer in the South African Navy, spending a couple of months per year with them. Aaron intends to read for a DPhil in Engineering Science at Oxford, focussing on material characterisation and FEA modelling of soft biological tissue during impact events.
Aaron spends his free time hiking, running and reading, as well as tending to his bonsai.