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Revised Engineering Council standards published

Published: 01/09/2020

The Engineering Council has published new editions of its internationally-recognised standards of professional competence and commitment. The deadline for implementation of these standards is 31 December 2021, with the exception of learning outcomes, which will be implemented by 31 December 2024 to allow for course development timescales. All current and revised standards documents are available on the Engineering Council website at: www.engc.org.uk/standards …

Thousands of students watch Big Bang Digital 2020

Thousands of students watch Big Bang Digital 2020

Published: 31/07/2020

Big Bang Digital 2020 – science, engineering & Covid-19, the one-day digital event which took place in mid-July gave an inspirational and uplifting look at the essential role of science and engineering in a pandemic. …

Responses to Covid - Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies Forum

Responses to Covid - Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies Forum

Published: 31/07/2020

The Engineering Council recently attended the Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Bodies (PSRBs) Forum meeting hosted by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), to give an update on our responses to Covid-19. …

Revised Standards to be published 1 September

Revised Standards to be published 1 September

Published: 30/07/2020

Following the Engineering Council's five-yearly Standards Review process, the revised Standards documents will be published by early September. …

CIHT Award shortlist announced

CIHT Award shortlist announced

Published: 30/07/2020

The Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) has announced the shortlists for its 2020 Awards, with categories including Employer of the Year and Creating Better Places Award. …

Brexit and professional recognition - update

Brexit and professional recognition - update

Published: 30/07/2020

The Engineering Council is the UK partner in organisations and signatory to agreements that facilitate the international mobility of engineering professionals. 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. …

IET@150 STEM Personality of the Year

IET@150 STEM Personality of the Year

Published: 29/07/2020

As part of the upcoming 150th anniversary of the Institute of Engineering and Technology,  (IET), they have launched an exciting one-off award. The STEM Personality of the Year Award aims to recognise a person or group who are making a difference to our world. …

World’s first electric digger wins MacRobert Award for UK engineering innovation

World’s first electric digger wins MacRobert Award for UK engineering innovation

Published: 09/07/2020

The Royal Academy of Engineering has today announced JCB’s electric digger (19C-1E) as the winner of the 2020 MacRobert Award …

Ingenious public engagement awards now open for applications

Ingenious public engagement awards now open for applications

Published: 09/07/2020

Ingenious, the Royal Academy of Engineering’s public engagement awards scheme, is now open for applications …

New initiatives from Enginuity focus on skills

New initiatives from Enginuity focus on skills

Published: 29/05/2020

Enginiuity (formerly Semta) has recently launched two new initiatives that focus on engineering skills …

Latest government support and guidance on COVID-19

Latest government support and guidance on COVID-19

Published: 29/05/2020

The UK government continues to publish business support information around the Coronavirus pandemic. This includes guidance, support, information on financial support schemes including grants for the self-employed. There are also a number of webinars on how to make workplaces COVID-secure. …