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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. …

New qualifications database

New qualifications database

Published: 05/12/2018

The Engineering Council has developed a new database for accredited qualifications, which will merge and replace the existing Accredited Course Search (ACAD) and the Database of Technician Qualifications (TechDB). …

Compensation and condonement policy

Compensation and condonement policy

Published: 05/12/2018

The Engineering Council has agreed wording for rules on compensation and condonement in consideration of the accreditation of undergraduate and postgraduate engineering degrees. …

Engineering degrees in top 20% for average earnings

Engineering degrees in top 20% for average earnings

Published: 03/12/2018

Engineering is in the top 20% of degree subjects in terms of raw average earnings for individuals at the age of 29 …

Six of the top 12 graduate jobs are in engineering

Six of the top 12 graduate jobs are in engineering

Published: 17/09/2018

Six of the top 12 best-paid graduate jobs (ranked by the degree subject they studied) were in engineering …

Accreditation of engineering courses

Accreditation of engineering courses

Published: 08/05/2018

Undertaking an Engineering Council accredited degree has appeal for many students, as it puts them on a straightforward path to professional registration …

Shaping the future of engineering

Shaping the future of engineering

Published: 08/05/2018

The Engineering Council takes an active interest in developments in national education and skills policies …

Future funding planned for engineering education

Future funding planned for engineering education

Published: 08/05/2018

The Office for Students’ (OfS) Business Plan 2018-19 includes an expectation of continued financial support for STEM …