Careers in Civil Engineering

  By Joe, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham Careers in Civil Engineering can be divided into two main categories. ‘Consultancy’ in an engineering context often relates to the discipline of producing designs or offering technical advice for infrastructure projects. On the other hand, ‘contracting’ denotes work that is undertaken for … Continue reading “Careers in Civil Engineering”

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My experience of extra-curricular activities at UoB 

  By Joe, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham As a keen fresher in September 2017, I was eager to join all the societies I could possibly fit into my busy schedule. By doing so, I hoped to make the most of all that university had to offer whilst simultaneously finding … Continue reading “My experience of extra-curricular activities at UoB “

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How to Get the Most Out of a Year in Industry

  By Joe, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham I was very fortunate to be able to apply for a year in industry through the university-organised RESPECT scheme. Following a successful interview, I accepted an offer from Osborne (a civil engineering contractor on National Highways’ framework for delivery of major road … Continue reading “How to Get the Most Out of a Year in Industry”

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Reflections on my Year Abroad

  By Joe, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham   The University of Birmingham provided me with the opportunity to complete the third year of my integrated Masters degree abroad. As a student of Civil Engineering, I had always wanted to learn infrastructure design and sustainability principles from a different viewpoint. At the same … Continue reading “Reflections on my Year Abroad”

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