Our civil engineering degree programmes have proved a successful training ground for female civil engineers who are now forging their way in the world’s leading engineering companies. Meet some of our talented staff, students and alumni, and find out why they chose to pursue a career within this fascinating discipline.
1st in graduate employment at Surrey in 2016
£2.1m investment in student bursaries
5 students won the Women in Property Award in the last 7 years
25 partnerships with the UK's leading civil engineering companies
86% of graduating students achieved a 1:1 or 2:1 in 2016
100 students currently holding scholarships at leading companies
500 students on paid placements as part of their studies at Surrey
Facilities include purpose-built soil mechanics and geology laboratories, a Centre for Environmental Health Engineering (CEHE) , a Robens centre for Public and Environmental Health and six wind tunnels.
Civil engineering student Ben Elphick explains how playing with construction toy K’Nex as a child fuelled his passion for a career in engineering.
An interesting breifing note on the ICE Proceedings – Civil Engineering journal which describes research carried out in our Department
Construction site visits help the engineering students to understand the practical aspects of the profession. First year undergraduate students in Civil and Environmental Engineering visited the piling and foundation work for the new residences under construction in Manor Park.
Commuters on trains benefit from closed windows, study also reveals