Awards and success
Harriette Scowen

Lucy Eyres 

MEng Civil and Coastal Engineering, final year

Lucy won the SWWIC (South West Women in Construction) award 2015. The award is a study contribution to the value of £250 and one year’s free membership of SWWIC. This is the second year a Plymouth University student has won the award.

One of the SWWIC Ambassadors said,

"In a few years’ time it seems there will be a significant increase in the number of women working in the construction industry." 

SWWIC members have commented on the enthusiasm shown by young female students interested in construction. 

Harriette Scowen

MEng (Hons) Civil Engineering, final year

Harriette won the SWWIC Award 2014 (South West Women in Construction) for her commitment to, and passion for, a career in the construction field. SWWIC worked in partnership with Plymouth University to provide practical support to young female students in the final year of civil engineering, building and construction degrees. The award is a study contribution to the value of £250 and one year’s free membership of SWWIC. Applicants were required to complete a form, providing evidence of their desired career in construction and engineering, and the winning student was judged on the passion and commitment she demonstrated to these sectors.  

Sam Reed  

Graduated from Plymouth with a first class degree in MEng (Hons) Civil and Coastal Engineering

Sam, who recently achieved Chartered Civil Engineer status and works for Skanska, won the ICE 2014 James Rennie Medal for outstanding performance at the ICE Professional Review.

Institute of Civil Engineers news story.

Jayson Cleverley 

MEng (Hons) Civil and Coastal Engineering, Stage 4

Jayson undertook his industrial placement year with Dyer and Butler during 2013-14, when he won the CECA SW (Civil Engineering Contractors Association) prize for Best University Industrial Placement student.

Extract from the CECA website:

"CECA (South West) was pleased to make an award to Plymouth University undergraduate, Jayson Cleverley, who was judged Best University Industrial Placement for his placement year with Dyer & Butler Ltd whilst studying for an MEng (Hons) Civil and Coastal Engineering Degree at the University of Plymouth. CECA (South West) has a close working relationship with the University and this is the ninth year such an award has been made to a student who has completed their industrial placement with a member contractor."