ArchiGRAD began in 2010 as a response to the increasing number of unemployed graduates in the built environment. The scheme is in association with Northern Architecture, +3 Architecture, Northumbria University and Newcastle University.
In 2012, ArchiGRAD launched Summer Schools, getting 36 university students work experience with local practices.
Currently, GRADs are involved in the following activities:
- Design projects
- Research projects
- Portfolio Speed Dating
- Individual portfolio tips
- Social events
- Competitions, internal and external
- Access to other consultants
- Access to office CPD events
- Live Builds
- Presentations to real clients
For more information and to get involved, visit the ArchiGRAD website
Or to contact Northern Architecture, who support the scheme: firstname.lastname@example.org