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For the past three years, groups of first year students have undertaken the construction of large-scale structures in the first few weeks of the academic year. This gives students some 'hands-on' construction and project management experience and forms part of the induction activities in the Department. Some Examples
As part of induction this year our first year took up the Marshmallow Challenge
A key part of all undergraduate courses are regular visits to active construction sites giving insights into all aspects of the industry at work. Some Examples
Civil Engineering has given rise to a rich body of published work some of which
is required reading, but you may also wish to join our book club. It holds regular meetings and invites guest speakers. Reading for your Degree
We have pioneered design projects in each year of our engineering courses. Later years work alongside industry mentors, but first year students are challenged within weeks of starting their course.
The department is proud to present it's list of prize winners. The Prize List
Staff member, Mr Andrew Briggs awarded Best Teacher in the Engineering Faculty. Full Story
Our undergraduates take part in competitions and events outwith the Department or University.
A short List of Current Successes.
This year, students are being challenged to solve real life problems. Engineers from industry are bringing problems from existing contracts and asking for inventive solutions. How and Why
Mentoring is used in all years of the undergraduate courses. In later years it is carried out by volunteers from industry. Mentors provide guidance with projects and study.
More about Mentoring
Strathclyde University was the first in Scotland to take part in a Construction -arium which gives students the opportunity to construct real structures on a real construction site.
More about Constructionariums.