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New online engineering careers hub announced

Published: 06/11/2020

As the eighth annual Tomorrow’s Engineers Week comes to a close, Engineering UK has announced it will launch a new online hub for engineering careers information. The resource, which will go live later this month, will have free information and guidance aimed at young people and organisations working with young people. …

Lottie Dolls on tour with Women’s Engineering Society volunteers

Lottie Dolls on tour with Women’s Engineering Society volunteers

Published: 03/11/2020

This week volunteers from the Women’s Engineering Society (WES) are posting photos on social media of Lottie dolls at work in a wide range of engineering jobs. The tour forms part of Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (2–6 November) and helps demonstrate the breadth of engineering careers. Volunteers are sharing the photos on social media using the hashtag #WESLottieTour. …

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week: Covid changes dream careers

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week: Covid changes dream careers

Published: 02/11/2020

A generation of young people are rapidly reassessing their career dreams according to research released by Engineering UK. This news marks the beginning of Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (#TEWeek20) which runs from 2–6 November. The report Our Careers, Our Future is available to download from EngineeringUK, and shows over one in five 11 to 19 year olds agreed that what they want to do as a career has changed (22%) and 30% agreed that what career they can do has changed as a result of the pandemic. …

Neon – the new website for engineering inspiration 

Neon – the new website for engineering inspiration 

Published: 09/10/2020

The team behind Big Bang and Tomorrow’s Engineers has launched a new engineering outreach website for teachers, career co-ordinators and school leaders. Neon is a digital platform which brings Covid-secure engineering inspiration to students through digital and real-world examples and resources. …

New course search database

New course search database

Published: 21/09/2020

The Engineering Council has published a new course search database, which replaces separate databases for accredited degrees and approved technician programmes. Employers, students and graduates can now look in one place to see whether a degree, apprenticeship or other qualification is recognised (accredited or approved). …

Post A-Level Support Hub - Women's Engineering Society

Post A-Level Support Hub - Women's Engineering Society

Published: 14/08/2020

If you've just received your A-Level results, you may find the Post A-Level Support Hub put together by the Women's Engineering Society (WES) helpful.  The Hub includes information about how grades have been worked out, your options now (with contact details for Ofqual and the Exam Results Helpline) and how to appeal.  …

Young people and Covid-19: How the pandemic has affected careers experiences and aspirations

Young people and Covid-19: How the pandemic has affected careers experiences and aspirations

Published: 06/08/2020

EngineeringUK has published new research looking at young people's career choices and access to careers advice during Covid-19.  …

Supporting engineering accreditation during COVID-19

Supporting engineering accreditation during COVID-19

Published: 21/05/2020

The Engineering Council is pleased to support the ‘Accreditation under lockdown’ event being hosted by the Engineering Professor’s Council (EPC) on 22 May, which has been organised to support stakeholders in engineering accreditat.ion …

Enginuity launches Skills Miner game to unearth ‘hidden’ engineering skills

Enginuity launches Skills Miner game to unearth ‘hidden’ engineering skills

Published: 15/05/2020

In light of the current crisis, and aspiring engineers being stuck at home, Enginuity have released Skills Miner. …

New biosector careers profiles launched to inspire students

New biosector careers profiles launched to inspire students

Published: 24/04/2020

A new collection of chemical engineering career profiles has been launched by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) to inspire the next generation into a prosperous career in the bioeconomy. …

Engineering activities to try at home

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. …