Why I Chose Civil Engineering With Industrial Experience at the University of Birmingham

  By Will, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham Hi, I’m Will, and I’m a third year MEng Civil Engineer. This time around I’m going to shed some light onto why I decided that I wanted to study civil engineering at Birmingham. I think the most important thing to me when … Continue reading “Why I Chose Civil Engineering With Industrial Experience at the University of Birmingham”

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Working in Labs as an Engineering Student

  By Will, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham   Hi, I’m Will, and I’m a third year MEng Civil Engineer. Lab work is a very important part of understanding how the things that we learn in the classroom actually work in practice, so students (first years in particular) frequently undertake … Continue reading “Working in Labs as an Engineering Student”

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A Week in the Life of an Engineer

  By Will, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham   Hi, I’m Will, and I’m a third year MEng Civil Engineer. In third year as a Civil Engineer, we have around four hours of lectures per module each week, and with three modules per semester this means we have about 8-12 … Continue reading “A Week in the Life of an Engineer”

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Student Societies at Birmingham

  By Will, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham   Hi, I’m Will and I’m a third year MEng Civil Engineer. I’m a member of the Civil Engineering Society (CivSoc) and the Music Society. I am the current social secretary (social sec) for CivSoc and I play with the Music Society’s … Continue reading “Student Societies at Birmingham”

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The RESPECT Scheme at Birmingham

  By Will, Civil EngineeringCollege of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Birmingham   Something that drew me to apply for Birmingham was the RESPECT scheme – a scheme that the university runs for students to get placements with companies for either a year placement or a summer. You send in one application form and … Continue reading “The RESPECT Scheme at Birmingham”

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