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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). The new database enables the public to check in one place for all programmes and qualifications that have been approved or accredited, and uses a modern, simplified search interface. It will also offer enhanced information on courses, compared to the current version. …

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 …

The Welding Institute Annual Armourers & Brasiers Awards - open for nominations

The Welding Institute Annual Armourers & Brasiers Awards - open for nominations

Published: 18/01/2018

The Welding Institute Annual Armourers & Brasiers Awards are open for nominations. …

More students taking STEM subjects

More students taking STEM subjects

Published: 18/08/2017

The number of students sitting A-levels in science, technology, engineering and maths-related (STEM) subjects rose in 2017, with 41% of A-level entries overall in STEM subjects, up from 40% in 2016. …

Report finds STEM graduates have higher employment rates and salaries than general graduate population

Report finds STEM graduates have higher employment rates and salaries than general graduate population

Published: 23/05/2017

The Graduate labour market statistics 2016 report shows that graduates who studied STEM subjects, on average had higher employment rates, greater high-skilled employment rates, lower unemployment rates and higher median salaries than the graduate population as a whole …

International essay contest for young professionals

International essay contest for young professionals

Published: 25/04/2017

The Peter Drucker Challenge is an essay contest for students and young professionals which coincides with an annual international conference …