Girls into Engineering 2017

The ERA Foundation is proud to be supporting the Smallpeice Trust "Girls into Engineering" course again this year. Dates for 2017 have just been announced, the course will run from 17th July – 20th July.

See how you can create, design and invent your way in the world by thinking big and learning from engineers who do it every day. Proudly supported by Leonardo, Sofronie and The ERA Foundation.

The Smallpeice Trust “Physics in Engineering” course looks at how you can unlock your potential as a brilliant engineer with the help of experts from organisations like Airbus, Leonardo, National Composites Centre and National Nuclear Laboratory. Put your technical and team skills to the test to solve problems and deliver creative solutions on time and on budget. It might be the first step on a career path that can really take you places.

The course allows students to:

  • Analyse high-tech products, the roles they play, and what makes them work.
  • Design and build your own working project using a range of materials and control systems.
  • Tackle budgets and see how your decisions affect finances.
  • Analyse your data and find ways to improve your project.
  • See how the high-tech things you learn about are used in the real world.
  • Listen to engineers from companies such as Leonardo, Ford and Google talk about the world of engineering.
  • Explore a range of career paths that could take you far and wide around the world.
  • Work alongside experts from Leonardo, along with others, who know their stuff and can answer all your questions.
  • Have fun working as a team, sharpening your communication, time management, planning, and presentation skills.

The course will run from 17th July – 20th July 2017 and is hosted by the University of Warwick

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