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Department of Civil Engineering

Adrian Lai

“It was useful for there were things we couldn’t learn at lectures. To me, it was a hands-on experience.”

Reflection

It was useful for there were things we couldn’t learn at lectures. To me, it was a hands-on experience. We’d learned a lot of theories in class, but I would hardly believe in such theories if I couldn’t experience them in person or with my own eyes. By the time you actually did the whole project, experienced the whole process, you would finally believe what you had learnt in class was true. At secondary, we used to do a lot of calculations, but we never knew whether the answers were authentic or applicable in nature. But as you saw in the actual construction, the product let you realize the taught knowledge was real.

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