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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. …

New toolkit to help recruit more women into engineering apprenticeships

New toolkit to help recruit more women into engineering apprenticeships

Published: 30/06/2017

Three engineering organisations have worked together to create a toolkit to help businesses recruit more women and girls into the sector through apprenticeships …

Industry survey points to salary rise for UK engineers

Industry survey points to salary rise for UK engineers

Published: 27/06/2017

According to a salary survey published by industry magazine The Engineer salaries for UK engineers have increased by 6.6% on average over the last 12 months …

Celebrating women in engineering

Celebrating women in engineering

Published: 26/06/2017

On 23 June 2017 a raft of activities and celebrations took place across the country to mark and celebrate the contribution of women to engineering …

Engineering Professors’ Council Annual Congress

Engineering Professors’ Council Annual Congress

Published: 22/06/2017

The Engineering Professors’ Council Annual Congress 2017 is being held between 11 and 13 September at Coventry University. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Beyond Borders’ …

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 …

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

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 …