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Engineering Council launches new Strategic Plan

Published: 20/06/2017

The Engineering Council has published its new Strategic Plan that will steer the organisation’s work for the next three years, from 2018 to 2020. The plan, which was launched at the Engineering Council’s 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 15 June, follows three clear aims …

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 …

ICE breaks Guinness World Record with longest LEGO bridge

ICE breaks Guinness World Record with longest LEGO bridge

Published: 19/10/2016

A new exhibition launched with the construction of a record-breaking 31m suspension bridge made entirely out of LEGO …

Engineering industry says renewed focus on industrial strategy is key to the UK’s global competitiveness outside the EU

Engineering industry says renewed focus on industrial strategy is key to the UK’s global competitiveness outside the EU

Published: 17/10/2016

A report published by the UK engineering profession hails the government’s renewed focus on industrial strategy as a major opportunity to help the UK compete on the world stage …

Participants sought for Europe-wide study into cooperation between businesses and universities

Participants sought for Europe-wide study into cooperation between businesses and universities

Published: 14/10/2016

The European Commission has commissioned a study on the cooperation between higher education institutions and public and private organisations in Europe …

Professionally registered members scoop prizes at IMechE awards

Professionally registered members scoop prizes at IMechE awards

Published: 11/10/2016

Engineering Technician of the Year and EngTech Visionary are among categories at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Vision Awards, celebrating talented engineers who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to engineering …

Sign up for the inspirational Caroline Haslett Lecture

Sign up for the inspirational Caroline Haslett Lecture

Published: 28/09/2016

The Caroline Haslett Lecture, organised by the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) is on 8 November 2016 with guest lecturer Dame Stephanie Shirley. The free talk will be followed by the presentation of the 2016 Karen Burt Award …

Engineering and development leaders assemble at Royal Academy of Engineering conference

Engineering and development leaders assemble at Royal Academy of Engineering conference

Published: 27/09/2016

Engineers, entrepreneurs, academics and experienced international development professionals gathered for a conference to explore how engineering can drive progress towards the UN's Sustainable Development Goals …

Skills survey finds student work experience is solution to engineering skills gap

Skills survey finds student work experience is solution to engineering skills gap

Published: 26/09/2016

As much as 62% of engineering employers say graduates don’t have the right skills for today’s workplace, according to the 2016 Skills and Demand in Industry report, published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) …

Major engineering employers exhibiting at October’s Graduate Engineer Show

Major engineering employers exhibiting at October’s Graduate Engineer Show

Published: 26/09/2016

The UK’s major engineering employers are lined up to attract the next generation of engineering talent at the Graduate Engineer Show, on 26 October 2016 in Derby …

EU STEM Coalition to launch three-year plan

EU STEM Coalition to launch three-year plan

Published: 24/09/2016

The EU STEM Coalition, which was established in October 2015, will kick-off a three-year strategic plan at its upcoming General Meeting in Copenhagen …