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Dual Accreditation of Bachelors Degrees

Published: 09/06/2022

In 2009 the Engineering Council issued a policy where all honours degrees accredited as partially meeting CEng learning outcomes from intake year 1999 were deemed to automatically have ‘dual accreditation’ for IEng and be eligible for recognition under the Sydney Accord. This policy was reviewed during 2021 and revised to more clearly differentiate between IEng and CEng accredited degrees. It was decided to revoke automatic dual accreditation. This change to policy protects the international sta …

UK and Australia sign trade deal – benefits for engineering mobility

UK and Australia sign trade deal – benefits for engineering mobility

Published: 20/12/2021

The Engineering Council welcomes the announcement of a UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), particularly the recognition of the essential role that professional services play in facilitating trade and investment. …

Online Safety Bill – policy briefing from BCS

Online Safety Bill – policy briefing from BCS

Published: 15/12/2021

The Online Safety Bill completed its Committee stage in parliament. The Bill is one of the UK’s most far-reaching attempts to regulate online content, and the results are likely to impact far beyond the UK. BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, have produced a policy briefing assessing the Bill, which has the potential to significantly change both how online platforms are responding to risks to users …

Accredited degrees now listed on European Database

Accredited degrees now listed on European Database

Published: 05/11/2021

Accredited degrees listed on the Engineering Council’s recognised course search database are now also listed on the FEANI European Engineering Education Database (EEED). The EEED is a very important reference tool for …

Making It Work - Engineering Council event

Making It Work - Engineering Council event

Published: 22/03/2021

Experts help launch engineering standards & guidance on sustainability. Engineers have a crucial role to play in achieving global goals and building a more sustainable world. On 21 April, industry regulator the Engineering Council will be running an online event setting out the big picture of how professional standards and guidance can support practising engineers, at all career levels, towards this goal. …

Brexit and international recognition

Brexit and international recognition

Published: 21/09/2020

Following the passage of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill 2019-20, the UK government continues to negotiate a potential trade deal with the EU. The current framework for recognition of professional qualifications remains in place until the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020. …

Professional registration shows strong growth in another record year for technicians

Professional registration shows strong growth in another record year for technicians

Published: 05/03/2020

2019 was both a strong year for professional registration overall, with a 24.26% increase in new titles added to the Register, and another record year for technicians. …

Engineering Council signs cooperation agreement with Kuwait Society of Engineers

Engineering Council signs cooperation agreement with Kuwait Society of Engineers

Published: 04/02/2020

The Engineering Council has signed a cooperation agreement with the Kuwait Society of Engineers (KSE). …

Brexit and professional recognition

Brexit and professional recognition

Published: 30/01/2020

A Brexit deal has been agreed with the EU and both the UK and the EU have approved and signed the withdrawal agreement by the end of January 2020. They will now start to negotiate new arrangements and there will be an implementation period to prepare for new rules.  …

Brexit and professional recognition

Brexit and professional recognition

Published: 07/01/2020

A Brexit deal has been agreed in principle with the EU. Both the UK and the EU need to approve and sign the withdrawal agreement by the end of January 2020. …

Unmanned voyage across the Atlantic announced

Unmanned voyage across the Atlantic announced

Published: 17/10/2019

In September 2020, 400 years after the Mayflower ship first carried the Pilgrim Fathers to America, a state-of-the-art unmanned ship will travel the same route running on renewable energy. …