The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association (BGA). We are the principal association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom. We also perform the role of the Ground Board for the Institution of Civil Engineers, as well as being the UK member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM).

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Upcoming Events

BGA Early Career Group Meetings
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BGA ECG Desk Study to Design CPD Course 5: Interpretive reporting

To be hosted by Card Geotechnics Limited, this session will cover how factual and interpretive reports are produced following the results of site investigation and laboratory testing. The session will include how geotechnical parameters are determined and how geological interpretation and geotechnical risk reviews are undertaken.

  • 29.06.2022
  • 18:30 - 20:00
  • SKEM 064 A-B (Skempton Building, Imperial College London)
  • Event Type: BGA Early Career Group Meetings
BGA Early Career Group Meetings
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BGA ECG Desk Study to Design CPD Course 6: Design

To be hosted by A Squared at their London office, this session will wrap up the course and discuss how all the data collected feeds into design.

  • 07.07.2022
  • 18:30 - 20:00
  • A-squared studio, 1 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7XW
  • Event Type: BGA Early Career Group Meetings

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Latest News

Ground Engineering’s July 2022 issue is available online

  • 19.06.2022

Ground Engineering’s July 2022 issue is available online. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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Papers for the BGA AGM are available on line

  • 19.06.2022

Papers for the BGA AGM to be held on 22 June 2022 are available on line via the Members Area

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ISSMGE News & Information Circular - May 2022

  • 29.05.2022

ISSMGE News & Information Circular - May 2022

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Ground Engineering’s June 2022 issue is available online

  • 18.05.2022

Ground Engineering’s June 2022 issue is available online. Online access to Ground Engineering (GE) is included in BGA subscriptions.

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Call for submission - BGA annual conference young engineers' poster competition

  • 13.05.2022

BGA Annual conference 2022 - calling for poster submissions for the Young Engineers' Poster Competition. A prize of £100 is awarded.

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Call for applications for BGA Fund Awards

  • 13.05.2022

Call for applications for BGA Fund Awards. This allows the BGA to provide financial assistance to individual BGA members for further study or advancement of their career in technical subjects. Applicants are invited to apply for funds of up to £1,000 for studies which will support or advance their geotechnical career: Deadline 31 May.

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