SMI-JKMRC hosted a number of Undergraduate Vacation Students over the 2017/18 summer break.  Students worked with researchers on a total of 8 different research projects across the mining value chain. Students worked in the labs as well as completing complex data analytics and technical reports to summarise their works. The students’ contribution to the SMI-JKMRC is invaluable and another round of Vacation Students will be recruited for the 2018 Winter program later this year.