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Welcome from CivSoc Chair

Posted on by David Maguire

Hello Freshers!

Dominik Sznajder
Dominik Sznajder

Congratulations! You’ve made it through the feral wilderness of A-levels, and into the seemingly infinite fields of Imperial College Civil Engineering! My name is Dom and I’m Chair of CivSoc for this academic year.

As a fresher entering Imperial College, it’s important for you to know that although you’ll have a fair bit of work to do, life at university isn’t just about academic success. To get the most out of your brief 4 years (and trust me, they will fly by) the key is to work hard, play hard, and broaden your mind. This is where CivSoc comes in.

So...

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Welcome from the Head of Department

Posted on by David Maguire

Dear All,

Prof. Nick Buenfeld
Prof. Nick Buenfeld

A warm welcome to our new students and welcome back to our second, third and fourth years.   I trust you have had a great summer and I hope that you are now ready for another period of education.  As most of you will know, London is one of the world’s most architecturally rich, culturally diverse, vibrant and hospitable cities – a wonderful place to be a student.

You will be working alongside some of the brightest and most motivated students from around he world, taught by an exceptional group of internationally leading experts.  Please take full advantage...

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CivSoc Chair Welcome

Posted on by Peter Nugent

Rachel Ribeiro, our CivSoc Chair
Rachel Ribeiro, our CivSoc Chair

Hi everybody! Welcome back to a new year, and Freshers, welcome to the wonderful world of Civil Engineering. I’m Rachel, a third year Undergraduate, and I will be your CivSoc Chair for the coming academic year. For those of you who don’t know me already, I’m sure you will soon enough as I (along with the entire committee) bombard you with invitations to a variety of incredible events that will blow your socks off. (Editor: Bring a spare pair, missing socks on these events are a major issue.)

Our job this year is to handle the social side of your...

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Head of Department Welcome

Posted on by Peter Nugent

Nick Buenfeld, our Head of Department
Nick Buenfeld, our Head of Department

A warm welcome to our new students.  I expect you have had a good break over the summer and are now ready for the next stage of your life to begin.  We aim to give you a fantastic experience over the coming year.  You will be working alongside some of the brightest and most motivated students from around the world and you will be taught by an exceptional group of internationally leading experts.  You will be based in arguably the world’s best civil engineering department (the authoritative international QS league tables have us in first place for...

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Message from CivSoc Chair

Posted on by Peter Nugent

CivSoc Chair - Camilla Nicholson
CivSoc Chair - Camilla Nicholson

Hello Freshers!

Congratulations – you’ve made through the feral wilderness of A-levels, and into the seemingly infinite fields of Imperial College Civil Engineering! My name is Camilla and I’m Chair of CivSoc for this academic year. As a fresher entering Imperial College, it’s important for you to know that although you’ll have a fair bit of work to do, and I know you’ll all be eager to succeed in your studies, life at university isn’t just about academic success. To get the most out of your brief 4 years (and trust me, they will fly by) the key is to...

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Message from The Editor

Posted on by Peter Nugent

Livic Editor - Hamish Mackenzie
Livic Editor - Hamish Mackenzie

Now some of the freshers among you may be relieved to read that I am as fresh to Editing a magazine as you are to Civil Engineering, and that I am as nervous about this first edition under my command as you are about the first major step in your careers, some of you may  read  this  with  some  regret   and wonder why we even have a magazine at all. After all, engineers and scientists are hardly known for their verbal dexterity. However, the reason that I took up this job is not purely to add another line to my CV between MEng in Civil Engineering and...

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