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Engineering activities to try at home

Published: 31/03/2020

With many children now being home schooled for the next few months, some organisations are providing STEM activities to educate and entertain school age students. …

More young people would consider a career in engineering

More young people would consider a career in engineering

Published: 30/01/2020

The proportion of 16-19 year olds who would consider a career in engineering has increased significantly since 2016 …

Compensation and condonement

Compensation and condonement

Published: 28/11/2019

Accreditation panels and committees have increasingly found that university regulations related to student progression may permit students to graduate without achieving all the learning outcomes required from an accredited degree. …

Higher apprenticeships

Higher apprenticeships

Published: 28/11/2019

Anyone involved in the development of engineering-related higher apprenticeships is encouraged to engage with relevant professional engineering institutions as early as possible. …

T levels

T levels

Published: 28/11/2019

T levels are new qualifications being introduced from September 2020. They are two-year courses designed to be equivalent to three A levels, with a technical focus. …

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. …

Eco-Innovators competition invites students to combine creativity and engineering

Eco-Innovators competition invites students to combine creativity and engineering

Published: 21/05/2019

The ‘Eco Innovators’ competition - announced by Science Minister Chris Skidmore at the launch of the Engineering: Take a Closer Look campaign, a legacy project of the successful Year of Engineering campaign - invites students aged 7-19 to combine their creativity and engineering skills to design a new chargepoint for electric vehicles that is innovative, iconic and beautiful. …

Another successful Big Bang Fair in 2019

Another successful Big Bang Fair in 2019

Published: 11/04/2019

The 2019 Big Bang Fair has been celebrated as a success, with over 70,000 people attending the event at the NEC in Birmingham. …

Degree apprenticeships – update from the Office for Students

Degree apprenticeships – update from the Office for Students

Published: 19/03/2019

A new report from the Office for Students (OfS) reflects on progress around degree apprenticeships up to the 2017-18 academic year. …

Hawley Award nominations are open

Hawley Award nominations are open

Published: 28/01/2019

A prize of up to £5,000 is available for an outstanding engineer, whose innovative work has demonstrable benefit to the environment. …

HE Document Retention Statement

HE Document Retention Statement

Published: 11/01/2019

HEIs should be aware that the provision of evidence for future accreditation activities is a legitimate reason to retain assessed student work. …