Civil engineering, construction and building

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Constructionarium – Mid week update

The first three days of the Constructionarium course have flown by and the projects are really beginning to take shape.  Over the past two days there have been several more concrete pours, with the Ravenspurn Oil Rig team casting the walls of their rig, the Kingsgate bridge team casting their bridge deck and piers and…

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Trip to Ecobuild in London

On 9th March 40 students and their lecturers visited Ecobuild. Ecobuild is an event which showcases innovation in sustainable methods of construction, design and production. The visit supplemented knowledge being learnt in students’ studies around developing a more sustainable built environment and enabled hands on experience of some of the most up to date technologies,…

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We are off to Eco-build tomorrow. Don’t forget to print off your on-line ticket and meet at the front of Cockcroft at 9am.  


Guest lecture on Monday 7th March by John Brooks of Mace

Logistics in Construction by John Brooks of Mace Monday 7 March, 10-12pm Mithras House, room M218  Mace is an international consultancy and construction company, offering highly integrated services across the full property and infrastructure lifecycle. This means that Mace offers construction and consultancy services during the design and development of projects and programmes, such…

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BuroFour placement – Max Harris

My placement is at BuroFour in Angel, Islington (London). I heard about the company from a presentation given to us by a senior project manager at BuroFour, who is a University of Brighton graduate. The placement office gave extensive support, they gave advice on my CV and cover letter and they helped me with the…

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My placement at ARCH angels Architects, Janet Osei-Berchie

I am loving my placement! I am learning so much as I have had the opportunity to work on so many different projects. The company is amazing! its growing so much and has such a diverse amount of workI am lucky to have the opportunity to learn from experienced architects who are so willing to…

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