As part of its commitment to the future of Australia’s building industry, the SRIA lectures at universities providing up-to-date design and specification materials free of charge to over 3,000 students every year.The SRIA presents annual Undergraduate Awards for Excellence in Reinforced Concrete Design. This includes a cash prize for the student who gains the highest mark in the subject in which the SRIA lecture is delivered.
Our Tertiary Support Package is designed to support all Australian universities teaching Civil/Structural Engineering Degrees. This valuable and practical reinforcement education package is conditional upon embracing the four items listed below:-
- A SRIA Lecture to students entitled “Reinforcement Fabrication & Detailing”. It typically consists of a 90 minute Power Point presentation that aims to educate students about some practical aspects of steel reinforced concrete construction, as well as noting some of the properties and requirements for reinforcing steels contained in the Concrete Structures Standard AS 3600 and the Steel reinforcing Materials Standard AS/NZS 4671;
- Offering the SRIA Award for Excellence in Reinforced Concrete Design and a $500 prize to the student who gains the highest mark in the subject in which the SRIA lecture is given.
- A complimentary copy of the Reinforcement Detailing Handbook to each student
- Distribution of various SRIA member design aids.