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Rob Melling: My journey from Apprentice to CEO

"Someone asked me recently how it came to pass that I chose a career in engineering, and the answer is; ‘complete fluke’. It was 1981, I had left school with...

My experiences on a virtual work placement at Curtins by Olivia Rosengarten

Following the successful launch of Curtins Academy online, we have extended our opportunities for digital learning and development to student and teacher placements. Most recently, we have been ‘joined’ by...

Conducting a Virtual STEM Teacher Placement

When Liverpool City Region Growth Platform organised a teacher on site visit earlier this year, Curtins never thought that we would be working from home in a global pandemic and...

Inter-institutional Collaboration – why bother?

A couple of weeks ago our staff across Manchester and Liverpool organised and participated in a multi-institute event with the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers,...

Ashleigh Strauther: National Apprenticeship Week 2020

As part of our activities celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2020, our Apprentice Technician Ashleigh Straughter walks us through the average workday and what it's like working at Curtins. My typical...

Usaama Yate: National Apprenticeship Week 2020

As part of our activities celebrating National Apprenticeship Week 2020, our Leeds-based Apprentice Technician Usaama Yate tells us how decided to take the Apprentice Degree route, explains the benefits and...

Transport Planning: the road ahead

Today, Curtins is delighted to celebrate Transport Planning Day. The Transport Planning Society's (TPS) event is in its second year and the Institution of Civil Engineers in London will be...

My journey as Transport Planner: Joe Matthew

I joined Curtins in September 2016 as an Apprentice Technician in the Manchester Transport Planning team. From my very first day at the office, my colleagues helped me feel welcome...

Women in Engineering: why diversity matters

Curtins CEO Rob Melling attended the Women in Engineering Leadership Conference at the Institute of Directors in October 2019. Here's his  round-up of the event, and the thoughts he took...

Civil engineering family fun day

Charlotte Jenks has joined us in our Liverpool office this week to find out more about civil, structural and environmental engineering. As part of her placement, she attended a civil...

ICE Civil engineering event