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Engineering profession says new industrial strategy must deliver on long-term vision and transcend party politics

Published: 24/04/2017

The UK engineering profession has called on government to ensure that the industrial strategy brings stability and enables UK industry, academia, government and investors to work together to achieve long-term, sustainable growth. Investment in skills and the professional development of the UK's existing workforce are highlighted …

Record numbers attend Big Bang Fair

Record numbers attend Big Bang Fair

Published: 21/04/2017

Over 80,000 people attended the 2017 Big Bang Fair over four days in March, with visitor figures showing an equal number of 11 to 14 year-old girls and boys at the event …

Institution paper summarises initiatives impacting engineering education and skills

Institution paper summarises initiatives impacting engineering education and skills

Published: 11/04/2017

A new report summarises the key features of recent government initiatives which will impact engineering the education and skills systems in England …

EngineeringUK Chief Executive to step down

EngineeringUK Chief Executive to step down

Published: 13/03/2017

The Chief Executive of EngineeringUK, Paul Jackson, has decided to step down after eight years in the role and will leave the organisation in July 2017 …

Employers to turn out for the Apprentice Engineer Show

Employers to turn out for the Apprentice Engineer Show

Published: 21/02/2017

UK engineering businesses will be exhibiting at the 2017 Apprentice Engineer Show on 25 October at the Derby Roundhouse, Derby. Tickets to the event are free …

Are you a future engineering star?

Are you a future engineering star?

Published: 20/02/2017

A competition is searching for the future stars of UK engineering, with a £10,000 cash prize for the overall winner. The Future of Engineering competition is aimed at emerging talent and aims to discover and promote the best of the UK’s future leaders in engineering …

Big Bang Fair calls on STEM community to inspire the next generation of engineers

Big Bang Fair calls on STEM community to inspire the next generation of engineers

Published: 17/02/2017

Registration is still open for the 2017 Big Bang Fair. Organisers are calling on the STEM community to play their part in inspiring the next generation at the NEC in Birmingham from 15 to 18 March …

Call for professionals to join Technical Education Panels

Call for professionals to join Technical Education Panels

Published: 27/01/2017

The Department for Education has launched a recruitment drive for industry professionals to help transform the post 16 technical education system …

Engineering and science professions to improve diversity and inclusion

Engineering and science professions to improve diversity and inclusion

Published: 16/12/2016

The Royal Academy of Engineering and Science Council have launched a new framework to improve diversity and inclusion across science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers …

Call for evidence on closing the STEM skills gap

Call for evidence on closing the STEM skills gap

Published: 07/12/2016

The Science and Technology Committee has launched an inquiry into how the skills gap is being addressed, calling for evidence on what measures are being taken to close the gap …

Engineers Without Borders launch 2017 international opportunities

Engineers Without Borders launch 2017 international opportunities

Published: 02/12/2016

Engineers Without Borders UK is looking for talented volunteers to support international projects with the launch of their 2017 opportunities …