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Read highlights of Engineering Council work in Annual Review

Published: 16/05/2017

The Engineering Council has published a 2016 Annual Review, highlighting key areas of work that the organisation carried out and collaborated on during the year …

University of Sheffield launches campaign to tackle UK engineer shortage

University of Sheffield launches campaign to tackle UK engineer shortage

Published: 16/11/2016

The University of Sheffield has launched ‘Engineering is…’ campaign, aimed at children to encourage more young people to study engineering …

Final weeks to enter Semta Skills Awards

Final weeks to enter Semta Skills Awards

Published: 15/11/2016

Nominations for the Semta Skills Awards, which celebrate the Best of British engineering, will close on Wednesday 30 November 2016 …

Inventor Sir James Dyson sets up institute to tackle skills gap

Inventor Sir James Dyson sets up institute to tackle skills gap

Published: 14/11/2016

Inventor Sir James Dyson has announced he will open his own institute to train engineers, in order to "tackle head-on the dearth of skilled engineers in the UK" …

Register of Apprenticeship training providers

Register of Apprenticeship training providers

Published: 09/11/2016

The Skills Funding Agency has opened a register of Apprenticeship training providers. Any providers looking to deliver Apprenticeships from May 2017 are required to successfully complete the process by 25 November 2016 …

It's Tomorrow's Engineers Week

It's Tomorrow's Engineers Week

Published: 07/11/2016

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week has arrived to shine a spotlight on engineering careers …

Engineering Without Borders UK publishes report on international programmes

Engineering Without Borders UK publishes report on international programmes

Published: 01/11/2016

Engineering Without Borders (EWB) UK has published its Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Report for its 2015 international programmes that benefitted over 1,700 people in developing communities around the world …

The Ten Steps, two years on

The Ten Steps, two years on

Published: 29/10/2016

The WISE Campaign has marked two years since the creation of the Ten Steps with an event to measure the progress of the industry-led initiative …

Dawn Bonfield MBE has stepped down from Chief Executive role at Women’s Engineering Society

Dawn Bonfield MBE has stepped down from Chief Executive role at Women’s Engineering Society

Published: 27/10/2016

After five years working for the Women’s Engineering Society (WES), including a successful year as the organisation’s Chief Executive, Dawn Bonfield MBE has stepped down from the role …

A new strategy for scientists and engineers in government

A new strategy for scientists and engineers in government

Published: 24/10/2016

The Government Science and Engineering profession has launched its new strategy setting out what the GSE profession wants to achieve over the next five years …

The UK’s first Transport Planning Apprenticeship has been launched

The UK’s first Transport Planning Apprenticeship has been launched

Published: 20/10/2016

A new Transport Planning Technician (TPT) Apprenticeship has been launched. It has been designed specifically to meet the changing needs of employers, learners and education providers …