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Being able to see how some of the calculations and engineering principles I’ve learned at university are applied in real life, and using software to do this, has been really interesting.
As well as enabling me to gain a vast amount of technical knowledge, my placement also gave me a valuable insight into the way the construction industry operates.
Completing a Foundation Year and progressing into the first year is like moving into a house that’s already a home. The Foundation Year not only supplied the key knowledge, but it helped me adapt to University life.
The people at Surrey were so welcoming that during my five years it felt like my second family. The Department is amazing and it's so supportive.
I learned how much I enjoy working in structural design and subsea engineering. It's such a wide, challenging and interesting area.
My proudest achievement on placement was probably working on some of London’s biggest, most iconic buildings.
One of my top criteria for choosing a university was placement opportunities because it makes finding a job after graduation easier.
I loved applying theoretical knowledge in practical lab sessions, and also being able to work in groups – which not only created life-long friendships but also developed my inter-personal skills.
Surrey’s the ideal place if you want to excel in your field of study, discover new interests, meet inspirational people and learn a lot about yourself