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HE Bulletin - June 2016

Internal changes at the Engineering Council

Published: 14/06/2016

There have recently been some internal changes and new recruits at the Engineering Council. After four very busy years running the Policy and Standards team at the Engineering Council, Deborah Seddon has decided to move to a part time role.. …

EAB Activity

EAB Activity

Published: 14/06/2016

The Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) facilitates joint degree accreditation visits involving several professional engineering institutions. Four EAB accreditation visits have been undertaken so far in 2016. …

EUR-ACE® label for accredited degrees

EUR-ACE® label for accredited degrees

Published: 14/06/2016

Following a EUR-ACE® review in 2014, the Engineering Council has been given an unconditional extension by the Administrative Council of the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE). …

Engineering Gateways

Engineering Gateways

Published: 15/06/2016

Mike Hope, Associate Professor at Kingston University, will deliver a presentation on the benefits to employers and their engineering staff of the Engineering Council’s Engineering Gateways scheme. …

New Guidance on security

New Guidance on security

Published: 15/06/2016

The Engineering Council introduced security into the learning outcomes required for accredited degrees in the third edition of the Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes (AHEP). …

Engineering Council news page

Engineering Council news page

Published: 15/06/2016

The Engineering Council has launched a news page on the website to share engineering news and events for the benefit of the wider engineering community. …

Read Alistair Smith's case study

Read Alistair Smith's case study

Published: 15/06/2016

Alistair Smith talks about his career and his journey to becoming a Chartered Engineer, including his experience of an "excellent" Engineering Gateways Scheme. …

Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

Published: 15/06/2016

An independent review of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degrees and the employability of STEM graduates finds that accreditation of degrees ‘is widely believed to be that which has the greatest positive influence upon employment outcomes’. …

STEM graduates have high employment rates according to BIS report

STEM graduates have high employment rates according to BIS report

Published: 15/06/2016

A report on Graduate Labour Market Statistics 2015 revealed that graduates of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects had greater high skilled employment rates than both LEM (Law, Economics, Management) and OSSAH (Other Social Sciences, Arts, Humanities) graduates, across both working age and young populations. …

EPC working group on Work Based Learning

EPC working group on Work Based Learning

Published: 15/06/2016

An Engineering Professors Council (EPC) working group is looking at developing an online resource for engineering teaching staff to provide information about Degree Apprenticeships. …

Engineering Professors' Council Congress 2016

Engineering Professors' Council Congress 2016

Published: 15/06/2016

The 2016 Engineering Professors’ Council Congress will be hosted by the University of Hull and is being held on 5 and 6 September. …