‘A career in architecture is challenging but rewarding in many ways; it is a career that allows you to express your creativity and to shape the world in which we live.’ - Sherief El-Salamani
The Association of Jersey Architects wishes to inspire and support budding architects from primary school through their university studies and on to completion of the professional qualification. Starting with the annual AJA schools competition in primary and secondary schools, schools visits and careers advice for secondary schools, an annual presence at the Skills show and involvement as mentors for the DEC scheme that is currently been rolled out in secondary schools and Highlands College.
Discover more about how to become an architect by clicking Thinking Architecture and Become an Architect or by watching our local president explain the steps how to be an Architect:
Please view videos of Jersey architecture students at different stages of their architectural education talking about their courses and why they decided to study architecture:
Sir Terry Farrell
‘The art of architecture can be practised by people with a wide range of skills – if I had to have maths or physics I wouldn’t (and probably couldn’t!) have become an architect.’