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Building the future: the art and science of Civil Engineering

Organisation: Sir Robert McAlpine

Age: 14 - 19

Duration: 1 day

Industry: Engineering

Application deadline: 26/06/2023

Dates: 10/07/2023 - 10/07/2023

Timings: 10:00 - 12:00

Type: Virtual insight day

During this insight morning you will find out about engineering and how much it affects our everyday life. A selection of our brilliant engineers will tell you what they do and along the way you will discover how varied and interesting their engineering careers have been.


You will also be amazed at how much technology is used now and we shall explore what innovations are coming.


Together we shall make some predictions and share ideas which explore how art and science are linked by Civil Engineers to build the future.

Join this session to find out about:

  • How we use technology
  • New innovations
  • How engineering affects our daily life
  • How a career in Engineering is varied and interesting
  • Predicting for the future

Sir Robert McAlpine are a family-owned construction and civil engineering company established since 1869. They design, develop, build and preserve some of Britain's most iconic buildings, shaping towns, cities and landscapes, putting the local community at the heart of everything they do.


When applying, answer the following questions

  • Entrepreneur: If you could go back in time and be the person who invented something we use today, what would it have been and why?

Experience You Will Gain:

  • We will explore career pathways and give you plenty of hints and tips on where to look for information on career choices (not just engineering) and how to make the best of future opportunities.

Skills You Will Gain:

Problem Solving
Staying Positive
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