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New guidance launched to support neurodivergent applicants for registration

Published: 28/11/2023

The Engineering Council has recently launched its new “Guidance Note on supporting neurodivergent applicants for registration” at an event held at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London on 30 October. …

Five-point plan launched to grow engineering and technology apprenticeships for young people

Five-point plan launched to grow engineering and technology apprenticeships for young people

Published: 16/10/2023

Former Labour and Conservative ministers Lord Knight and Lord Willetts, with support from charity EngineeringUK, have launched a five-point plan for growing and sustaining engineering and technology apprenticeships for young people. …

New report on engineering in higher education released by EngineeringUK

New report on engineering in higher education released by EngineeringUK

Published: 22/03/2023

A new research report exploring the number, characteristics and outcomes of engineering and technology students in higher education in the UK has recently been released by EngineeringUK. …

MSc Motorsport Scholarship Programme, supporting black students

MSc Motorsport Scholarship Programme, supporting black students

Published: 20/12/2022

The MSc Motorsport Scholarship Programme, a new programme created with the support of the Ignite Partnership, aims to support individuals from Black or mixed Black ethnic backgrounds who wish to study a Masters degree in motorsport (or a related eligible course). If you are in the final year of your undergraduate degree, or you have graduated within the last 3 years and you meet all other eligibility criteria, you can apply. …

Engineering changing the world around us - Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2022

Engineering changing the world around us - Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2022

Published: 07/11/2022

Engineering is a creative, problem solving, exciting career in which no two days are the same. That’s what professionally registered engineers and technicians tell us – and they work in all sorts of roles and organisations you might not expect. …

New data shows the vital contribution engineering makes to the UK

New data shows the vital contribution engineering makes to the UK

Published: 01/11/2022

Today, 2 November 2022, National Engineering Day, a new head count of the UK’s engineering profession reveals there are over 8.1 million people employed in engineering jobs across the UK. That’s just over a quarter (26%) of the adult working population. …

Thousands of black women ‘missing’ from the IT industry, report warns

Thousands of black women ‘missing’ from the IT industry, report warns

Published: 27/10/2022

Over 20,000 black women are ‘missing’ from the IT profession in the UK, according to a new report from leading industry groups …

Launch of Engineering Neurodiverse Futures programme, by charity Foothold

Launch of Engineering Neurodiverse Futures programme, by charity Foothold

Published: 25/10/2022

Engineering charity Foothold has launched a new programme of support with funding from Neptune Energy, designed to help empower neurodiverse engineers, students and apprentices to achieve their full potential and thrive in both their professional and personal lives. …

Lottie doll tour 2022 aims to capture interest of future engineers

Lottie doll tour 2022 aims to capture interest of future engineers

Published: 02/08/2022

2022 will be the seventh Women's Engineering Society (WES) Lottie Tour, which will once again show how varied and exciting it is to work in engineering. …

Women in engineering – INWED 2022

Women in engineering – INWED 2022

Published: 23/06/2022

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) takes place on 23 June 2022. This annual awareness day exists to raise the profile of female engineers and technicians, spotlighting their achievements in engineering. To celebrate #INWED22, we have spoken to some of our talented and inspiring women registrants about their motivations, their careers, and how their work is shaping the world. …

Winners of Top 50 Women in Engineering revealed

Winners of Top 50 Women in Engineering revealed

Published: 23/06/2022

As part of International Women in Engineering Day 2022, The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) has announced the winners of the Top 50 Women in Engineering awards. Now in its seventh year, the 2022 WE50 winners celebrate women who have created or improved a product or process that makes a difference. The number and standard of nominations were high, emphasising the exceptional achievements made by women in this field. The WE50 awards were judged by a panel of industry experts. …