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EPC publishes Degree Apprenticeship toolkit

EPC publishes Degree Apprenticeship toolkit

Published: 23/08/2016

The Engineering Professors’ Council (EPC), the representative body for engineering in higher education, has published a Degree Apprenticeship toolkit aimed at universities …

Engineering Council responds to new report and plan on technical education

Engineering Council responds to new report and plan on technical education

Published: 27/07/2016

The Engineering Council has identified both positive points and several issues with the proposals of a new report and plan on technical education for those aged 16 and over …

Solveiga Pakštaitė named winner of the 2016 Hawley Award for her bio-reactive food expiry label

Solveiga Pakštaitė named winner of the 2016 Hawley Award for her bio-reactive food expiry label

Published: 20/07/2016

The Engineers Trust has announced the winner of its 2016 Hawley Award for Engineering Innovation that benefits the Environment. Solveiga Pakštaitė has been awarded the £5,000 cash prize for her project “Bump Mark: the bio-reactive food expiry label” …

RAeS seeking innovative entries from future pioneers

RAeS seeking innovative entries from future pioneers

Published: 19/07/2016

The Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) is encouraging future pioneers with the launch of the RAeS Gold Medal Challenge, “Go for Gold”. The competition, open to non-members, is seeking innovative ideas that could change the face of the industry over the next 50 years to mark the Society's 150th anniversary …

Engineers Without Borders UK project included in top 50 New Radicals list

Engineers Without Borders UK project included in top 50 New Radicals list

Published: 18/07/2016

The Engineering for People Design Challenge, a project run by Engineers Without Borders UK, has earned a place on the New Radicals 2016 list of 50 top people, projects and organisations changing the UK for the better …

Engineers Without Borders: Challenge Finals

Engineers Without Borders: Challenge Finals

Published: 11/07/2016

Four Engineering Council representatives joined a panel of 19 judges for the 2016 Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Challenge Finals, held at the Siemens Crystal in London in June …

Engineering Gateways

Engineering Gateways

Published: 15/06/2016

Mike Hope, Associate Professor at Kingston University, will deliver a presentation on the benefits of the Engineering Council’s Engineering Gateways scheme to employers and their engineering staff. …

Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

Independent review highlights a 'positive link' between accredited courses and graduate employability

Published: 15/06/2016

An independent review of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degrees and the employability of STEM graduates finds that accreditation of degrees ‘is widely believed to be that which has the greatest positive influence upon employment outcomes’. …

STEM graduates have high employment rates according to BIS report

STEM graduates have high employment rates according to BIS report

Published: 15/06/2016

A report on Graduate Labour Market Statistics 2015 revealed that graduates of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects had greater high skilled employment rates than both LEM (Law, Economics, Management) and OSSAH (Other Social Sciences, Arts, Humanities) graduates, across both working age and young populations. …

BIS calling for evidence of demand for accelerated courses and switching university or degree

BIS calling for evidence of demand for accelerated courses and switching university or degree

Published: 15/06/2016

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published a consultation on how switching university or degree course can be made easier, and the possibility of having a greater number of accelerated degrees. …