Arup Engineering Awareness Week is designed to give budding engineers of the future a taste of the working world with an exciting project competition. This year's experiences took place in Leeds and Manchester,
Make the Grade - Case Studies
Arup Engineering Awareness Week
First West Yorkshire Marketing Competition
Business volunteers from the Bus 18 scheme challenge sixth form students in Bradford design a marketing campaign to encourage more teens to travel by bus.
Deutsche Bank Insight Day
Students from five Birmingham schools took part in an interactive Insight Day with one of Birmingham's forefront financial services employers, Deutsche Bank.
Merrion Centre Challenge 2018
30 students from Year 9 and 10 were tasked with a brief to design a marketing scheme and event that would attract more teenage footfall to the shopping centre in the very first Merrion Centre Challenge.
Plusnet Online Safety Challenge
Young people from three primary schools in South Yorkshire got an opportunity to hone their creativity and teamwork skills with a unique challenge from Plusnet.
Trinity Kitchen Challenge
Budding entrepreneurs were given the opportunity to pitch their ideas for a pop-up restaurant to business dragons at Leeds Trinity Kitchen.
75 students from schools in Leeds, Bradford and Calderdale were invited to #GirlTechLCR - the 'tech for girls' event aimed at better educating young women about career paths in digital.
Social Action Project with Centrepoint and YBS
Students from the Co-operative Academy of Leeds chose to raise money and awareness of youth homelessness for national charity Centrepoint with help from business mentors at Yorkshire Building Society.
Premier Farnell Technology Challenge 2017
Key Stage 5 students are given the opportunity to learn about the latest coding technology and design their own concept to help others with the help of Premier Farnell.
Students from three of Leeds' universities got a deeper insight into graduate career opportunities in the city thanks to a diverse range of businesses and a day-long challenge.
Transpennine Express Scheduling Challenge
Major train operator, Transpennine Express, help Year 10 students apply their learning from GCSE Maths to a real life scenario and understand how their learning from the classroom can be applied to the real world.
Paradise Birmingham Urban Regeneration Challenge
With the help and advice of industry experts, Year 9 students from two schools in Birmingham were asked to plan a brand new development for the city.
Pinsent Masons Debating Challenge
International law firm Pinsent Masons joined up with Ahead Partnership and regional businesses to host a debating tournament for students from schools around Leeds, Bradford and Calderdale.
Xscape Leisure Space Challenge
34 students from Minsthorpe College and Wakefield College came to Xscape Yorkshire, the family entertainment destination in Castleford, for a launch event where they were asked to design a new leisure attraction for the centre.
Girls Can Do It Too from Landsec
40 female students were set a challenge by property management company Landsec to inspire young women to explore careers in construction.