"One of the most amazing weeks of my life, thoroughly enjoyed it and really opened my mind to the possibilities in engineering."
What’s it all about?
Students experience a real taste of life as an undergraduate at the University of Manchester. This course involves lectures, laboratory based project sessions and problem solving activities. Students will get an opportunity to stay in University Halls of Residence and find out about student life on a vibrant city campus.
What will I be doing?
• Meeting lecturers, technical and support staff, and current students across engineering subjects • Experience life as an undergraduate student living and working in Manchester • Finding out about the different types of engineering that are available to you, and developing transferable skills and knowledge • Working as part of a team on practical projects, recent projects have included: • Design, build and test of insulators in the High Voltage laboratory • Construction of a small bore pipeline • Understanding the science of flight and construction of a simple aircraft from a single geometric wing shape • Design, construction and testing of a beam • Getting careers advice for prospective Engineers and the opportunity to meet Engineers working in industry • Meeting new like minded peers from across the country also interested in studying engineering • Living in halls of residence and taking part in social activities
Would this course suit me?
This is a popular and well-established course at a major, research led university located in the centre of Manchester, the cosmopolitan capital of the North. If you are interested in any of the following subjects this course is for you: • Civil Engineering • Electrical and Electronic Engineering • Mechanical Engineering • Chemical Engineering • Materials Engineering
Monday, July 8, 2019 - 11:00 to Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 15:30