Engineering Experience - North 2024 (Residential)

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Embark on an exciting engineering journey with our immersive educational course that delves into the fascinating realms of Energy and Civil Engineering, Robotics and Programming. From being inspired by real-life stories to gaining firsthand insights into the daily life of an engineer, this course isn't just about textbooks and theories; it's about bridging the gap between classroom learning and the practical, dynamic world of modern engineering. Set against the backdrop of the University of Manchester, this unique experience is tailored for students in Year 8 and 9 in England and Wales, S2 and S3 in Scotland, and Year 9 and 10 in Northern Ireland.

Picture your child exploring the cutting-edge facilities of the University of Manchester, engaging in hands-on activities that make learning both enjoyable and insightful, and working in teams with other young people who share similar interests. This isn't just a course; it's an opportunity for your child to connect with world-class engineers who are passionate about sharing their knowledge. These engineers have walked the same path, faced the same decisions, and are now thriving in careers your child might dream of.

Combining fun, action-packed days with a programme of evening social activities, this course is run by an experienced team of Smallpeice youth delivery experts and supervisors and is delivered in partnership with IMI Truflo Marine.

’…it was fun and interesting to use all the equipment that was provided on this course. I now know that this will be some of the equipment I will get to use in the future...’ Female Engineering Experience Course Student 2023

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity for your child to build their Engineering Experience. Join us at the University of Manchester, where education meets inspiration!


28 Aug - 30 Aug 2024
Start time: 10:00 hrs
Finish time: 16:00 hrs


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Staying on-site at the University of Manchester, students will gain hands-on experience and understanding of Energy and Civil Engineering, Robotics and Programming, key disciplines that are becoming more and more important in the modern world of engineering. We’ll also explain what is possible beyond school and explore the exciting possibilities that lie ahead in these ever-evolving fields.

This is more than just a glimpse into the world of engineering; it's a chance for your child to experience university life ahead of time. From state-of-the-art labs to collaborative learning spaces, your child will have the opportunity to step into the shoes of a university student, fostering a sense of curiosity and ambition.

Engineers do work today that helps to build the world of tomorrow and this dynamic course explores the reality of a career in engineering, introducing industry experts whilst setting you on the path to becoming a future leader in your chosen sector.

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