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Design Triathlon Residential

16 - 20 July 2017

The Design Triathlon is a residential course for Year 12 students interested in studying engineering at university. The Summer School will introduce students to the three areas of Ship Science, Aeronautics and Astronautics and Mechanical Engineering.

Design Triathlon Residential - Glider Activity
Team building activity

Over four days, students will design and build a glider, a Greenpower car and a fastcraft for water as part of a team. Talks, workshops and seminars from staff and students in the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment provide insight into the wealth of careers and opportunities that an engineering degree can provide.

Participants live in university halls of residence for the week, and are mentored by current undergraduate and postgraduate students, giving a unique opportunity to find out what life is like at university. The summer school is a great opportunity to get a taste for engineering ahead of university applications. This is a free course for Year 12 students. To be eligible participants must be under the age of 18 at the time of the summer school, meet the following academic criteria:

The Course is open to students (home UK only) currently studying in Year 12 or S5 in Scotland (or equivalent) at maintained schools or colleges in the UK.

Glider Activity at Design Triathlon 2016
Glider Activity

Applications are now closed for the 2017 residential. Information for the 2018 residential will be available in January 2018.

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