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  • Atkins grad scheme has highest ever female numbers

    • 10 Sep 2017
    • The Engineer

    Engineering consultancy Atkins has welcomed more than 350 new graduates and apprentices to its UK operations, with females making up a larger proportion than ever.

  • Happy academics prove that money isn’t everything

    • 7 Sep 2017
    • Jon Excell

    Despite earning lower salaries on average than their colleagues in other sectors, UK engineering academics are considerably happier in their jobs, according to The Engineer’s 2017 Salary Survey.

  • Businessman ignites prospects with demolition degree

    • 4 Sep 2017
    • The Engineer

    A Nuneaton businessman has signed up for the first Demolition Management Master’s degree in the UK.

  • JCB and Hitachi Rail invest in graduate programmes

    • 30 Aug 2017
    • The Engineer

    Major industry players JCB and Hitachi Rail this week both announced expansions of their apprenticeship and graduate programmes.

  • Inside the Year in Industry programme

    • 20 Aug 2017
    • The Engineer

    Gennie Dearman is chief operating officer for the Engineering Development Trust (EDT), the organisation that runs the Year in Industry programme for interns looking to get a feel for engineering.

  • Engineering podcast competition aims to change the world

    • 20 Aug 2017
    • The Engineer

    The winner of the How to change the world engineering podcast competition has been announced, with US student Bethany Gordon taking the top prize.

  • A-Levels: STEM on the rise but teacher crisis deepens

    • 17 Aug 2017
    • The Engineer

    This year’s A-Levels saw a small jump in the numbers studying STEM subjects, but a shortage of teachers across technical disciplines could threaten these gains in coming years.

  • Degree Apprentice puts career into gear at Jaguar Land Rover

    • 13 Aug 2017
    • Jason Ford

    In the first of two interviews, Alex Deakin – a Degree Apprentice at Jaguar Land Rover specialising in Supplier Technical Assistance – talks to The Student Engineer about what motivated him to embark on a Degree Apprenticeship and what life is like at one of the world’s most iconic marques.

  • Military hack simulated in latest UK cyber challenge

    • 13 Aug 2017
    • The Engineer

    Cyber Security Challenge UK has staged the latest semi-final in its competition to seek out the best young cyber talent in the country.

  • The future of 3D printing in education

    • 9 Aug 2017
    • The Engineer

    Simon Biggs, Education Liaison Officer for Wales at global engineering and scientific technology company Renishaw discusses the current use of 3D printers as an educational tool.

  • Interview discrimination and how to combat it

    • 7 Aug 2017
    • The Engineer

    Lee Biggins, founder and managing director of CV-Library, discusses how interview discrimination in the engineering sector can be addressed.

  • Skills boost as In-Comm Training invests in Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre

    • 6 Aug 2017
    • The Engineer

    In-Comm Training has joined forces with Hyfore to boost skills with an Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre in Walsall.

  • Addressing the gender pay gap should be industry priority

    • 1 Aug 2017
    • Andrew Wade

    The recently published salary list of top BBC broadcasters has highlighted the gender pay gap like never before.

  • Wired for leadership: how an MBA can boost your career

    • 30 Jul 2017
    • The Engineer

    Parthiban Devanathan is a lead principal electrical engineer at WorleyParsons, an Australian engineering firm with operations across the globe.

  • Inspiring future engineers with employer engagement

    • 30 Jul 2017
    • Stuart Nathan

    Simon Biggs, Education Outreach Officer at global engineering company Renishaw, discusses why engineering businesses should offer engagement programmes to primary school children as a way of tackling the skills gap.

  • If it ain’t broke: apprentices express misgivings over training

    • 23 Jul 2017
    • Jason Ford

    A survey published today highlights how the government could undermine its own efforts to increase the number of people embarking on an apprenticeship.

  • Welding concept leads to stronger 3D printed parts

    • 20 Jul 2017
    • The Engineer

    Engineers in the US have developed a way to make 3D printed parts stronger and more widely applicable.

  • Careers: UK aerospace on transformative flight path

    • 18 Jul 2017
    • The Engineer

    With impressive growth figures and world-leading innovation, the UK aerospace sector has a lot to offer engineers. Evelyn Adams reports.

  • There’s a large elephant in the room and he’s wearing glasses

    • 12 Jul 2017
    • Secret Engineer

    It’s time we took action to address a growing cultural distaste for technical detail and expert opinion argues The Secret Engineer.

  • Bath to build new £60m automotive facility

    • 12 Jul 2017
    • The Engineer

    The University of Bath has received almost £30m of government funding to build its new Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems (IAAPS).