Civil engineering and construction graduates recognized for excellence with industry awards > News

Job : Sat 19 Nov 2022

Wrexham Glyndwr University graduates look to the future after completing their education and gaining recognition from leading construction and civil engineering organisations.

Myra Williams, from Caerwys, said she was “surprised, shocked and honoured” to receive the Chartered Institute of Building Certificate of Excellence award, presented by Professor Martin Chambers, former CIOB President, in recognition of her success in BSc. (Hons) Construction Management Studies Program.

Myra, a technical assistant in the building control department at Flintshire County Council, said the degree was a step towards her goal of becoming a building control officer.

She said: “It was a lot of hard work, but I wouldn’t have made it without the hard work of my teachers as well, which really encourages us to make the most of everything.”

“I say to everyone – don’t make a barrier. Whether you are old, young, male, female, try it.

“Make the most of it and seize every opportunity – especially in Glyndwr.”

Casey Dunn, from Rhuddlan, was presented with the Institution of Civil Engineers Wales Undergraduate Award 2022 by Iain Hayes, ICE North Wales Branch President, in recognition of his achievements in completing the engineering degree program civil BSc.

Casey, who works in development control for the Welsh Government Transport Department in Llandudno Junction, said he found the course really rewarding, giving him insight into many aspects of the field and enabling him to progress on the spot. of work.

On winning the ICE award, he added: “It’s really good to have won the award. I didn’t expect to be nominated, but it’s quite nice to have this recognition after all this hard work.

The pair are ready to don cap and gown this week as they attend their graduation ceremony at Wrexham Glyndwr University’s Plas Coch campus.

Louise Duff, Head of the BSc Civil Engineering Studies Program, and Gareth Carr, Head of the BSc (Hons) Construction Management Program both congratulated the students on their awards.

She said: “Industry recognition is really important. All built environment programs at Wrexham Glyndwr University are professionally accredited and so we work in partnership with professional bodies, employers and many other stakeholders to ensure that all of our students gain an informed and rewarding experience in pursuing of their professional career ambitions.

“We are delighted that Myra and Casey have done so well in their studies and we wish them much success in their future endeavours.”

More information on studying BSc Construction Management at Glyndwr, can be found here. More information about the BSc degree in Civil Engineering, can be found here.

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