About Aurecon Bridge Building Competition
Bringing engineering to schools, 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 provides engineering, management and specialist technical services for public and private sector clients globally. With an office network extending across 26 countries, Aurecon has been involved in projects in over 80 countries across Africa, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and the Americas and employs around 7 500 people throughout 11 industry groups. We seek to foster human achievement in all aspects of our work. Read more >
Kaniva College wins international bridge building competition. Kaniva College from western Victoria was today named international winner of Aurecon’s international bridge building competition, triumphing over hundreds of schools... Read more >
Become a sponsor
Support your local schools and community by sponsoring a prize or venue in your local state competition. Why not become a national sponsor and get brand reach in all our competition locations? Download sponsorships documentation >
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