In term 2 the Engineering Society will be hosting a site visit to Prodrive’s factory in Banbury. Prodrive specializes in manufacturing and mechanical engineering and are at the forefront of technological, material and automotive innovation. As one of the major global motorsport players, they run programmes for Aston Martin in the FIA World Endurance Championship and global sports car series and for MINI in the World Rally Championship, as well as a new programme for VW in the Chinese Rally Championship.
Technology has been growing exponentially over the past few decades and is shaping the future of our societies. This conference will explore the relationship between humans and their creations: How will the future be changed in a world of advanced prosthetics and advanced AI? Are we heading to a futuristic utopia or a bleak dystopia?
This term the Engineering Society will be travelling to BMW Mini’s visitor center in Oxford: this manufacturing plant is the central assembly facility for the Mini range of cars. Mini has been part of the BMW Group since 2000, and has been one of the pioneers of new technologies that have shaped change both the automotive industry and the world of mobility.
This term the Engineering Society will be traveling to JCB’s factory in Rocester. In every corner of the world you'll find a JCB machine: JCB is one of the world's top three manufacturers of construction equipment and employ around 12000 people around the globe. They are a company heavily invested in progressing research and development, keeping them at the forefront of innovation.
The pursuit of global environmental sustainability is fast becoming a major issue in the world. Environmental sustainability, the avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance, has become a hotly debated topic.
On the 1st of November, we will be hosting Ernst & Young (EY) for a careers presentation and Q&A. EY is one of the largest global organisations that offer tax, assurance, advisory, and other professional services for businesses.
Want to explore your options? They offer a wide range of opportunities for undergraduates from different degrees, including summer internships and industrial placements.
Metaswitch is hosting an insight lunch to introduce you to careers in Software Engineering, and give you a taste of graduate and intern life. Come and meet a diverse selection of their current employees to hear their inspirational career stories and any recommendations on working in the industry.
The Big STEM Social is the chance for you to get involved with the best of Warwick's Science societies (including EngSoc of course, with us being the best and the biggest), through mini-games and mingling! Representatives from many of the big STEM societies will introduce themselves and run mini games such as beer pong, ring of fire and non drinking games such as splat the rat for you to enjoy in the company of like minded freshers. Everyone is welcome whether you're a STEM fanatic or a historian with a secret passion for science, this is a freshers event that you won’t want to miss out on! No tickets required, just turn up to fusion on the day to buy drinks before the fun starts! Looking forward to seeing you all there!
The inaugural Engineering Society Bar Crawl is THE place to be, whether you’re studying engineering or just want to find out about our superior transferrable skills!
We'll be touring around the finest establishments on campus so you can find the best place to get a purple, drink with your friends and get lit at uni before everyone else!