Civil and environmental engineering
The work of civil engineers underpins the infrastructure of our society.
Responsible for the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and built world – including our roads, bridges, waterways and buildings – civil engineers play an increasingly important role as we attempt to balance industrial growth with environmental protection.
From K’Nex to the construction site
Civil engineering student Ben Elphick explains how playing with construction toy K’Nex as a child fuelled his passion for a career in engineering.