Fresh back from her STEM trip to Malawi, our Leeds based colleague, Laura Smith tells us about the many adventures she had on the two week voluntary project. The work was carried out as part of Orbis Expeditions, an organisation that has already achieved a huge amount working with schools and orphanages in the Mangochi District of Malawi.
OFR Consultants, the UK based fire engineering consultancy has announced a three-year, 10,000 Euro p.a. investment into developing future industry talent, with sponsorship of the International Master of Science in Fire Safety Engineering (IMFSE) programme. The two year full time educational master programme, which is set up in the Erasmus+ framework provides students with the opportunity to specialise in this essential area of construction.
In May 2019 I’ll be taking part in an expedition to Malawi to volunteer at Rainbow Hope Secondary School. I'll be joining a group of other women engineers, project managers, designers and medical professionals to design and build a STEM classroom alongside the existing school.
Hammersmith and Fulham Council has awarded planning consent for the regeneration of Olympia in London. We are proud to be a part of the design team delivering the £700 million project on behalf of our client Yoo Capital; we worked on the planning application for the transformation of the landmark 130-year-old listed building - one of London’s most treasured structures…
Although we manage projects across the globe we believe that we are very much committed to our hometown of Manchester, and giving back to the local communities here. It’s one of the many reasons we’ve chosen to support Forever Manchester.
It’s now three years since we started the OFR business. In that time we have delivered support to some of the biggest projects in Europe, but also some of the smallest. We think that each and every project deserves support.
The fabulous Waterfront scheme in Colombo is just one of the international projects OFR has been delivering.
Find out about what OFR has been researching in 2018