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Engagement activities

Our engagement activities include primary school workshops, design and build summer projects in Indonesia and constructing new facilities in Zambia.

Group of students building a paper structure

Welsh Baccalaureate support from the Welsh School of Architecture

A series of teaching and learning materials introducing architecture to assist in the delivery of the Welsh Baccalaureate Challenges and the development of the Individual Project.

A wooden house for insects

Architecture Resource Pack

A resource pack focusing on introducing architecture and linking to themes studied in the curriculum. The materials are fun and easy to use within the classroom.

High-school children from across South Wales, setting out plans to set-up camp on Mars

Welsh School of Architecture Workshops

Workshops for local primary and secondary schools to give pupils an overview of architecture as a subject and profession.

Children and women clustered around a model of a neighbourhood

Shape My Street

4 February 2019

Within structured, creative learning activities, classmates aged 7-11 discuss which aspects of ‘home’ and ‘street’ make successful neighbourhoods.

Woman and a girl sitting at a table colouring, while a boy looks on behind them

Primary and Secondary school workshops

1 March 2018

We run workshops that give pupils a practical overview of architecture as a subject and profession.

High-school children from across South Wales, setting out plans to set-up camp on Mars

STEM Live

1 October 2017

High-school children from across South Wales set out plans to set-up camp on Mars this week as part of Cardiff University’s annual STEMLive outreach event.

Llandaff Cathedral

Cathedral works

3 February 2017

Dr. Juliet Davis has joined the Parochial Church Council building fabric committee of Llandaff Cathedral, an important building in Wales constructed from the 12th century.

Building refurbishment at the Coal Exchange in Cardiff

Engagement through History – Cardiff Bay’s Coal Exchange

3 February 2017

Senior Lecturer Dr. Juliet Davis has contributed to media-based discussions around the significance and possible futures of Cardiff’s Coal and Shipping Exchange.

Children participating in STEM science experiment

STEM Ambassador information and training for staff and students

11 October 2016

Offering students and staff a chance to find out how becoming a STEM Ambassador can support you in engaging with young people in schools and broaden your engagement experience.

Save the date illustration

What's your Grangetown?

10 October 2016

An opportunity to meet Cardiff University’s Community Gateway team to find out more about our work in Grangetown.

Model illustration

Indonesia summer project

27 April 2016

Following the success of last year's project, 'PLAYSCAPE', we have sourced new opportunities to engage with communities and introduce fun and stimulating design interventions in both Bali, and Cipanas in Indonesia.

Two women standing outside with holding buckets on their heads.

Orkidstudio – Zambia Design for Health project 2016

7 January 2016

This project considers the impact of good design on health and well being and will challenge students to grapple with issues facing health care provision in remote and deprived communities.

Student demonstrating construction techniques to a local woman

Orkidstudio – Cameroon Kuk Project 2015

7 January 2016

The Kuk Project (formerly CAMAAY) took place in September 2015 with Undergraduate students from the Welsh School of Architecture and the School of Engineering.