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

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

Published: 24/05/2016

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’. …

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: 24/05/2016

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’. …

IChemE CEO announces he is stepping down

IChemE CEO announces he is stepping down

Published: 20/05/2016

David Brown, who has been Chief Executive Officer at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) for nine years, is stepping down from the role from 15 July 2016 …

Launch event for 'Guidance on security for engineers and technicians'

Launch event for 'Guidance on security for engineers and technicians'

Published: 19/05/2016

The Rt Hon John Hayes MP, former Minister for Security, hosted the launch at the House of Commons of the Engineering Council’s new Guidance on security for engineers and technicians. …

2016 WISE Awards

2016 WISE Awards

Published: 18/05/2016

The annual WISE Awards recognise and celebrate the inspirational individuals and organisations that support the promotion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to girls and women. …

Deadline approaching for IET Awards

Deadline approaching for IET Awards

Published: 17/05/2016

The deadline to receive nominations for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Apprentice and Technician of the Year Awards is 27 May 2016. …

Higher Education Green Paper

Higher Education Green Paper

Published: 01/12/2015

The Engineering Council is consulting the engineering profession and working with the Royal Academy of Engineering on a response to the consultation on Fulfilling our Potential …

Wakeham and Shadbolt Reviews

Wakeham and Shadbolt Reviews

Published: 01/12/2015

Sir Bill Wakeham and his HEFCE/BIS team attended the July Engineering Accreditation Board meeting and gave a presentation about the Wakeham Review. …

Conversion courses

Conversion courses

Published: 01/12/2015

As part of ‘Our Plan for Growth: Science and Innovation’ the Government confirmed £1.3 million funding for HEFCE to work with engineering professional and regulatory bodies to develop and pilot engineering conversion courses for non-STEM graduates. …

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

Published: 01/12/2015

Changes to funding combined with skills demand may prompt more universities to engage with Higher Apprenticeships and Degree Apprenticeships. …