Aspiring Engineers – The diary so far…

Our tailored calendar of lectures, workshops, mentoring and one-to-one support from engineering professionals runs throughout the year, aiming to best prepare our medics to pursue their career aspirations and gain places on their chosen university courses. Take a look to see what's coming up this term.

Wednesday 11 September

4pm, Engineering Room

Introduction to the Aspiring Programmes and Welcome Tea

 

Wednesday 18 September

4pm, Engineering Room

Roles available within the Royal and Mechanical Engineers

Freya Thomas (Army Careers Advisor)

 

Wednesday 25 September

4pm, Engineering Room

Year 7-10 interactive session

Maddie McLeod (Year 13)

 

Wednesday 2 October

4pm, Engineering Room

How STEM subjects and activities translate into the real world

John Ling (Aerospace Experimental Flight Test & Evaluation)

 

Thursday 3 October

Evening Lecture

7pm, Piran Theatre

When will driverless cars change our lives?

Ingo Stuermer (Global Engineering Director, Aptiv)

Booking is essential for our evening lecture series. Please email aspiring@trurohigh.co.uk to book your place.

 

Wednesday 9 October

4pm, Engineering Room

Year 7-10 interactive session

Mr Dean (Head of STEM)

 

Wednesday 16 October

4pm, Engineering Room

The design and build of different bridge structures

Jade Mills (WSP)

 

Wednesday 6 November

4pm, Engineering Room

Engineering horizons and the technical future

James Thomas, Engineer

All welcome – of particular interest to students interested in IT, computer coding and electronic engineering

 

Thursday 7 November

Evening Lecture

7pm, Piran Theatre

Deep Geothermal Power

Lucy Cotton, Project Geologist from Geothermal Engineering Ltd

Drilling has just been completed on the UK’s first ever geothermal electricity plant – right here in Cornwall – and our community is warmly invited to gain expert insight into this landmark project at the latest instalment of our Aspiring Programmes’ Evening Lecture Series.

Lucy will offer a fascinating insight into this groundbreaking project and discuss how the country can utilise the geothermal heat harnessed by it to produce clean, reliable and renewable energy.

All welcome – of particular interest to students interested in mining engineering, geography and science

Booking is essential for our evening lecture series. Please email aspiring@trurohigh.co.uk to book your place.

 

Wednesday 13 November

4pm, Engineering Room

Climate emergency: How renewable energy can assist

Amanda Foreman, PRP, Cornwall New Energy project

All welcome – of particular interest to students interested in mining engineering, geography and science

 

Wednesday 20 November

4pm, Engineering Room

An introduction to Astronomy

Maddie McLeod, Year 13

Come and learn more about the skies above us and if we are alone in the universe