We run subject workshops for Year 12 students which are delivered t City, University of London. We can run a few different subject workshops in one event if there are enough interested students.
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**Important note: this event is only for teachers making bookings for their school groups. Individual students interested in events at City, University of London are encouraged to attend an open day, taster day or book a campus tour. More information can be found here: http://www.city.ac.uk/study/visit-us
Below is an example of the types of sessions we run for this subject. We also do general talks on studying this subject at university and at City.
A Civil Engineering degree equips students with a strong technical
background in the key subjects of structural, geotechnical and hydraulic engineering, management studies and design skills for the design, construction, management and sustainability required for a successful future in the construction industry.
What we offer
A session on Civil Engineering and a design challenge to create a removable ground anchor to support a retained excavation. Designs can be drawn, modelled and tested
on site, drawn in CAD for 3D printing and tested at City on the Geotechnical Centrifuge, a world leading facility.
How is it delivered
session providing context on retained excavations and modelling using a geotechnical centrifuge. Creating a design brief, exploring precedents and possible forms for an anchor, sketching ideas, model making and testing feasible models.
The benefits for the student
An introduction to engineering and the opportunity to be creative and problem solve.
The benefits for the school or college
Provision of a realistic, open-ended design exercise on a manageable scale.
This is a free service.
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
This event is delivered online
Minimum number of students: