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Big Bang North West: Virtual Reality with WSP – Flood Warning!
WSP will be using VR headsets to showcase flood and structures models, they’ll have an interactive mapping jigsaw and other STEMsational activities.
“WSP is a world-leading consulting firm comprising experts and strategic advisors. We are engineers, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, environmental specialists and programme management professionals. We design lasting, future-ready solutions for Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil/Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. Our 42,000 talented people globally engineer projects to benefit societies and help them grow for lifetimes to come.”
“Many STEM careers are unknown to the majority of the population and we want to make young people aware of the vast opportunities out there for them. We love our jobs and we are keen to inspire young people to join us! There’s a significant engineering skill shortage so inspiring young people into STEM careers is the only sustainable way to increase the workforce.”
The Big Bang North West is going to be AMAZING!
We’re FULLY BOOKED but don’t worry, you can add yourself to our waiting list and we are still open for Big Bang UK competition entrants.
Add your contact details to the waiting list for the morning session
Add your contact details to the waiting list for the afternoon session
Enter the Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition
WSP will be promoting their two apprenticeship schemes at the Big Bang North West!
The apprentice development schemes at WSP are supported by our senior management and tailored to our apprentices. This ensures they provide the support, guidance and development opportunities needed for our apprentices to prosper in their careers. A large part of the learning is on-the job, working on live projects. We provide dedicated, structured courses to support apprentices during the transition from study to a business environment.
WSP employs over 7,000 talented people in the UK and 36,000 globally.
Their engineers have been involved in many high profile UK projects including The Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic Route Network.
In the last 6 months their STEM ambassadors have volunteered over 400 hours, reaching 5000 students from 73 schools across the UK!
In the last 6 months 42 students have completed 94 days of work experience!
BOOK NOW FOR THE BIG BANG NORTH WEST 2018!
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