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About Aurecon Bridge Building Competition

Aurecon runs an annual school bridge building competition involving year 8 and 9 students in Australia and year 9 and 10 students in New Zealand, to raise awareness of the engineering profession among students. Aurecon and our people embrace the philosophy of giving back to the community by encouraging proactive involvement in the company’s multiple corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
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Aurecon is a global engineering and infrastructure advisory company. With an office network extending across 27 countries, Aurecon has been involved in projects in over 80 countries worldwide. We seek to foster human achievement in all aspects of our work. Read more >




6 September 2016

2016 Competition winners announced
The passion and creativity of the teams in this year’s bridge building competitions have been fantastic and inspiring. Congratulations to the following schools and teams that won awards in our 10 competitions held across Australia and New Zealand.
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Words from past participants

  • “The students loved the challenge of constructing something themselves, finding out information on their own and learning the meaning behind compressive and tensile forces.”

    Bryan Sapsworth, teacher King's College, NZ

  • Participating in this competition was a very valuable experience which gave me an appreciation for the challenges and rewards of a career in engineering.

    India Rose, Student, St Pius X High School, Aus

  • “We value high quality experiences like this that encourage and challenge students to use their ability and talent to realise their full potential.”

    Robert Emery, Principal St Pius X School, Aus

  • “Students benefit greatly from the experience of needing to effectively utilise teamwork skills throughout the entire design and construction process, while working to a tight schedule.”

    David Staehr, teacher Kaniva College, Aus

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