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HE Bulletin - June 2017

Alasdair Coates appointed new CEO of Engineering Council

Published: 20/02/2017

Alasdair Coates has been appointed the Engineering Council’s new Chief Executive Officer and will step into the role on 13 March 2017. In the interim Deputy CEO Paul Bailey will provide continuity as Acting CEO, a role he has been carrying out since the end of January when former CEO Jon Prichard left to become Chief Executive at the Institution of Chemical Engineers …

Changes at Engineering Council

Changes at Engineering Council

Published: 23/06/2017

There have been a few internal changes in the Engineering Council’s Professional Standards team …

Engineering Accreditation Board update

Engineering Accreditation Board update

Published: 23/06/2017

An update on Engineering Accreditation Board (EAB) activities and information for universities about accrediting courses at multiple campuses …

New Pocket Guide ready to download

New Pocket Guide ready to download

Published: 08/05/2017

The new 2017 Pocket Guide to Professional Registration has been published and is available to download …

Higher and Degree Apprenticeship workshop

Higher and Degree Apprenticeship workshop

Published: 23/06/2017

More than 35 staff from institutions took part in a workshop to discuss the challenges and opportunities that Higher Apprenticeships and Degree Apprenticeships may present to the regulatory body and the professional engineering institutions …

Five priorities for the next government

Five priorities for the next government

Published: 12/05/2017

The engineering community has identified five key priorities that will enable the UK to meet the challenges that society will face in the future …

Report finds STEM graduates have higher employment rates and salaries than general graduate population

Report finds STEM graduates have higher employment rates and salaries than general graduate population

Published: 23/05/2017

The Graduate labour market statistics 2016 report shows that graduates who studied STEM subjects, on average had higher employment rates, greater high-skilled employment rates, lower unemployment rates and higher median salaries than the graduate population as a whole …

Institution paper summarises initiatives impacting engineering education and skills

Institution paper summarises initiatives impacting engineering education and skills

Published: 11/04/2017

A new report summarises the key features of recent government initiatives which will impact engineering the education and skills systems in England …

Bursary supports education and training of engineers who have faced obstacles

Bursary supports education and training of engineers who have faced obstacles

Published: 25/05/2017

For the second year a bursary scheme will give successful applicants up to £4,000 to support their education and training …

Free recruitment fair for engineering and construction professionals

Free recruitment fair for engineering and construction professionals

Published: 20/03/2017

The National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition is taking place from 31 March and 1 April at the NEC in Birmingham …

Engineering Professors’ Council Annual Congress

Engineering Professors’ Council Annual Congress

Published: 22/06/2017

The Engineering Professors’ Council Annual Congress 2017 is being held between 11 and 13 September at Coventry University. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Beyond Borders’ …