Building a Sustainable Shelter


Over the 4 days you will work in teams to design and build a sustainable shelter to be used in a disaster zone.  You will receive lectures and sessions on different areas of engineering to help you see how they interlink and can to be incorporated into your project. 


You will learn about other aspects across engineering, including sourcing clean water and generating energy in a renewable fashion.


You will also have sessions on research techniques, note-taking and presentation skills.


You will stay in halls of residence and experience life as a student as well as participating in evening social activities and a visit to Edinburgh City Centre.


Course Code: EDIINS20

Course Dates: 16.00 on Monday, 22 June 2020 to 15.00 on Thursday 25 June 2020    

(4 days residential)


Girls only

University of Edinburgh - Building a Sustainable Shelter - Girls only

Education level

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