The Institution leads and supports the development of structural engineering worldwide.

It does this to secure a safe and resilient built environment for all.

Structural engineers are highly skilled, creative professionals. They design the strength and stability of our buildings and bridges. They help shape our world with their mastery of materials and design.
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Young Structural Engineering Professional Award

The judges have chosen criteria that highlight you as an individual and give you the opportunity to talk about all aspects of what drives your passion for being an engineer. You can enter regardless of the size of projects you have worked on.


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Sir Arnold Waters VC

Sir Arnold Waters Medal

An annual prize that recognises the best presentation to have won an Institution Regional Group award in the previous year.

Entries are now open.

An exploded cross section of a plan for a house.

Young Structural Engineering International Design Competition 2020 celebration evening

Hear from Giankarlo Cabanas and Suista Gurung, the winners of The John Barrett Prize 2020. Their proposal covered the use of bamboo to build sustainable, disaster-proof social housing in Bangladesh.

You can book a free place now.