• Surge in STEM subjects

    Pradyumna Pandit, VP Ecobuildings UK & Ireland at Schneider Electric has commented on this summer's A-Levels results with 2% increase in students taking STEM subjects:

    "Amidst the celebrations, it is a relief to see increasing numbers of young people taking advantage of STEM options.

  • Cathy Newman to host SOE Women in Engineering event 

    Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman is set to host an SOE Women in Engineering event in London this November. 

  • Sudlows appointed to NEUPC framework 

    Technical services specialist Sudlows has been appointed to the North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC) Framework for the provision of data centre management equipment and infrastructure.

  • Annual survey sheds light on attitude to STEM in schools

    The Engineering Brand Monitor, an annual survey carried out by EngineeringUK, has revealed that the proportion of 16 to 19-year-olds who would consider a career in engineering increasing significantly since 2016 (45% compared with 37%).

  • ECITB commits £90m to support industry training

    The ECITB has unveiled a new £90 million skills investment plan in an effort to meet the current and future skills needs of the engineering construction industry.

  • LSBU & BSRIA launch joint research and innovation centre

    London South Bank University (LSBU) and the Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA) have launched a new joint research and innovation centre. 

  • ECA issues warning on funding for SME apprenticeships

    ECA has warned that proposed increases in funding for non-levy paying employers to invest in apprenticeships may not be enough to address the sector’s current and future needs.

  • Women wanted

    Drawing on her own personal experience, Jess Costanzo, specification sales manager at Simmtronic, discusses the gender disparity within the industry, highlighting where the UK is falling short, the unsung opportunities available to young people and what we can do to not only encourage more women to get involved, but how we can help create a more female-friendly sector.

  • Engineers encouraged to ‘Shape the World’ for #INWED20

    International Women in Engineering Day 2020 (INWED20) has been launched with the theme ‘Shape the World’.