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Events and opportunities for RIBA Future Architects

Our list of upcoming events and opportunities for architecture students and early career professionals.

08 April 2021

Events

Prep for Practice: Continuing your education and alternative routes, 13 April 2021, 5:30 to 6:30pm (BST)

RIBA Member only online event

RIBA Student and Associate Members: Free

What options are there after your Part 1? Aimed at Part 1 Year 3 students graduating this year, this event will feature a panel discussion exploring different industries and the various educational routes available.

Prep for Practice: Demystifying the recruitment process, 15 April 2021, 12 to 1pm (BST)

RIBA Member only online event

RIBA Student and Associate Members: Free

Many are worried about their job seeking chances in today's world, but understanding what is required from each stage of the recruitment process will increase the likelihood of success. Aimed at Part 1 Year 3 students graduating this year, this event will shine a light on the recruitment process from the inside.

Prep for Practice: Behind the scenes in practice, 20 April 2021, 5:30 to 7pm (BST)

Online event, free and open to all

Join us to hear from architects in practice - get an insight into how design teams work, what clients want and glimpse behind the scenes on site and in the studio.

Architecture Anew - Low Tech: Working Creatively with Nature, 20 April 2021, 5 to 6.30pm (BST)

RIBA Member only online event

RIBA Student and Associate Members: £4

The second event in The RIBA’s Architecture Anew talk series, brings together a panel of architects, artists, and designers who are finding new ways to work with natural materials and traditional technologies. The talk will be followed by an audience led Q&A session.

RIBA Future Architects Meet Up, 21 April 2021, 6 to 7pm (BST)

Online event, free and open to all

Join us for a panel discussion on how we can address climate change and embed sustainable design into every day practice. Hear from our expert speakers and take part in a live Q&A.

RIBA Future Architects Discuss: Sleep Deprivation, 26 April 2021, 6 to 7.30pm (BST)

RIBA Member only online event

RIBA Student and Associate Members: Free

Can we change all-nighter culture? For our next RIBA Future Architects Discuss event we'll be exploring sleep deprivation for architecture students; taking a look at habit formation, time management skills and the importance of creating a schedule that works for you

Opportunities

Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship - Open for applications

Deadline: 28 May 2021

The RIBA Norman Foster Travelling Scholarship offers £7,000 to a student of architecture who demonstrates the potential for outstanding achievement and original thinking on issues that relate to the sustainable survival of cities and towns.

Write for :scale blog - Open call for submissions

Ongoing opportunity

Architectural community and blog :scale are inviting submissions of writing or content that can help fellow architecture students, and encourage their readers to think "out of scale."

Contribute to ARCHLOGBOOK - Open call for submissions

Ongoing opportunity

Have a topic you like to write about for the archi-community? Do you have a resource that you would like to share? ARCHLOGBOOK is a platform for young architects to share and document ideas, projects, workflows, resources and events relating to the design and practice of architecture. They are looking to work with content creators/writers to feature blog posts and to collaborate with architectural firms, organisations and product companies.

RIBA Part 1 and Part 2 Bursaries - Open call for applications

Deadline: 28 May 2021

RIBA Part 1 and Part 2 Bursaries provide long term financial support to architecture students demonstrating talent and commitment to their studies who might struggle to cover living costs and course related expenditure.

RIBA Student Support Fund - Open call for applications

Deadline: 16 April 2021

The RIBA Student Support Fund assists students of architecture enrolled in RIBA Part 1 or 2 courses in the UK who are experiencing financial hardship.

Gensler Diversity in Design Bursary - Open for applications

Deadline: 23 April 2021

The Gensler Diversity in Design programme supports under-represented and ethnic minority architecture students at some of the UK's top universities with one £10,000 bursary and multiple micro-prizes ranging from £500 - £2,500.

Submit your projects to RIBA Future Architects - Open call for submissions

Ongoing opportunity

Do you have a project you would like to share with the RIBA Future Architects community on the @RIBAEducation Instagram? An article you would like us to host on our online hub? Whatever your idea, we can work with you to make it a feature.

Prep for Practice: Career Advice One to One - Register your interest

Ongoing opportunity

Register your interest to take up a free 1-2-1 career advice slot, a unique opportunity to have a 30-minute session with a RIBA Chartered Member to discuss your CV, portfolio and general career advice. Slots are open to Part 1 Year 3 students studying on an RIBA validated course in the UK.


Do you have a student event or opportunity you would like to share here? Please email the RIBA Future Architects team at futurearchitects@riba.org.

RIBA Future Architects is a network and a community for future and emerging architects, designed to support, inspire and provide a voice as you transition from study to practice. View our resources.

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