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Students visit Cardiff Metropolitan University for EESW

Posted: 7th October 2019

students from a top sixth form college visiting Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Sixth Form College Students have taken part in the largest Engineering competition in the country, visited Cardiff Metropolitan University for the annual competition briefing and met with the engineers.

The Engineering Education Scheme Wales (EESW) is the annual competition of all Welsh schools and brings students working together with engineers from companies such as Air Bus, Jaguar, Network Rail and other larger corporations.

During this visit, the three teams of of twenty-two year 12 students had the opportunity to be briefed about the nature of the competition, the tasks involved and the deadlines. They also met with the engineers from companies who set out the projects and took part in a team building activity.

This year Cardiff Sixth Form College students will work with Network Rail on a project related to the electrification of the rail network in Wales. This is the second consecutive year that Cardiff Sixth Form College teams up with Network Rail for the EESW competition.

In the past, Cardiff Sixth Form College students have worked with the Association of British Ports (ABP) for two years in projects attached to Cardiff and Newport ports.

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