Civil engineering, construction and building

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1-1 advice from civil engineering professionals

As a civil engineering student at Brighton, you are given the opportunity to take part in 1-1 ‘surgery’ meetings with professionals that form our Industrial Advisory Board. Look out for the weekly email with details on how to arrange one, and take advantage of their expertise! The 1-1 surgery meetings vary in time and location,…

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Come and visit us on 23 March

Our in-person applicant’s events are held on campus and are for offer holders and applicants whose course involves portfolio review. You can book your place now. Wednesday 23 March: Moulsecoomb campus After you have booked, we’ll send you details of how to get here and ensure you know about any COVID-19 restrictions.

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Routes into civil engineering

With National Apprenticeship week in full-swing we hear from Civil Engineering Degree Apprentice Lewis Huston about his apprenticeship journey and studying at degree level at the University of Brighton. “My first apprenticeship was a Level 3 diploma in Civil Engineering, which I did at the college of Northwest London. My current employer South East Water…

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Heidi Burgess at a salt marsh

New handbook provides vital environmental spur to saltmarsh protection

Dr Heidi Burgess from the University of Brighton has contributed to a new handbook designed to help drive the restoration of crucial inter-tidal zones. The Saltmarsh Restoration Handbook was launched on November 5 at the COP26 conference in Glasgow, and highlights the vital role saltmarshes play in the environment. They are an important habitat for…

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George Plant

Alumni in the spotlight – George Plant shares his career advice and experience

After graduating with a Civil Engineering MEng, George Plant now has a successful career as a structural engineer at award winning structural engineering consultancy, Curtins. He also regularly comes back to the University of Brighton to give lectures to our current students. If you’re wondering what kind of projects you could get involved in as…

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Chris Hunter

Crossrail placement at Graham

Chris Hunter is in his final year of the Civil Engineering with integrated foundation year BEng(Hons). He reflects on the best bits about his course and his placement experience.

Tom, civil engineering apprentice

Catching up with civil engineering apprentice, Tom

The Apprenticeship Team caught up with Tom King who works for West Sussex County Council as a Senior Highway Steward. Tom is currently in his fourth year of the five-year apprenticeship programme after completing his Higher National Certificate (HNC) and entering straight into his third year. This is what Tom had to say of his…

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Graduate Olivia Hughes

ICE student prize winner 2020 Olivia Hughes

Olivia is absolutely thrilled to have been awarded the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Student Prize for 2020 . Olivia graduated this year with a Civil Engineering MEng with a first-class honours degree. She is really excited to move onto her next step which will be to start work with Buro Happold this November where…

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Starting your course in 2020?

You’re going to have a brilliant time here and we can’t wait to meet you! To help you feel like you already belong at Brighton our students and staff have created some information so you can get to know your subject better before you join us in the autumn. We’ll also be in touch over…

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Book your place on our postgraduate open evenings

Choose from over 170 postgraduate courses with flexible study options to help you in your career – or change your path completely. We’re holding informal open evenings from 5 to 12 February 5pm to 8pm, giving you the opportunity to find out first-hand how you can benefit from postgraduate study. Tutors will be on hand to…

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