Future Cities online course

On this online course for current Year 12s (S6 Scotland, Year 13 NI), explore how civil engineers will help develop our cities to be cleaner, safer and more energy efficient. From buildings, bridges and transportation systems to heating and power, civil engineering is all around us.

This online course allows you to understand that civil engineers not only design and help build environment-friendly infrastructure but also contribute significantly in managing and maintaining existing infrastructure and ensuring their future sustainability. By completing this course, you will learn how you can contribute to the society of the future as a civil engineer. A kit of materials will be sent in the post before the course start date.

Course session timings: 21 - 23 July 2021. Each day: 09:30 – 15:30 hrs.

(Please note: activities are subject to change).


21 Jul - 23 Jul 2021
Start time: 09:30 hrs
Finish time: 15:30 hrs


Delivery by University of Southampton with kit sent in advance via post.




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This unique learning experience familiarises students with various career pathways within civil engineering relating to built environment, geotechnical and structural engineering, transport and energy systems. You will gain hands-on experience by building and testing infrastructure and conducting small research projects while working as part of a group. You will make team presentations sharing your experience, findings and opinions.

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