Evidence that momentum is being generated in attracting girls into careers in industry was delivered at the EDT Future Industry Leaders Awards, held at the Royal Society of Engineering last night. In an unprecedented result, the winners of all the four prizes on offer were female, having completed stunning projects for major science and engineering employers.
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A team of young people from Tor Bridge High are set for a challenging six months having committed to working with the Royal Navy’s Devonport Flotilla Engineering Support Group (DEVFLOT ESG) as part of the Engineering Education Scheme (EES) run by education charity EDT.
A team of young people from Didcot Sixth Form College are set for a challenging six months having committed to working on a space based science and engineering project with Oxford Space Systems and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) as part of the Engineering Education Scheme (EES) run by education charity EDT.
The top national award for “The Year in Industry” 2014 has been won by Jack Patterson, a Mechanical Engineering student at Sunderland University, as a result of his impressive work with Washington based Orwin, one of the biggest automation and special purpose machine builders in the UK. Jack, from Blyth in Northumberland, won the award as National Winner 2014, sponsored by the Lloyds Register Foundation.
The top award for “The Year in Industry” 2014 has been won by Jack Patterson, a Mechanical Engineering student at Sunderland University as a result of his impressive work with Orwin, one of the biggest automation and special purpose machine builders in the UK. Jack, from Blyth in Northumberland, won the award as National Winner 2014, sponsored by the Lloyds Register Foundation.
TweetLauren Johnson, a student who spent her gap year undertaking a “Year in Industry”, has won a prestigious business award because of the positive impact that her efforts have had on Vascutek Ltd, the business she has been working for. Lauren has taken the top prize in The Scottish Year in Industry ‘Contribution to the Business’ […]
Students from three schools in the Wolverhampton area have this week achieved the coveted status of ‘Industrial Cadet’ after taking part in a business/school project with local companies. The students have worked in teams of six on a ten week ‘Go4SET’ project about science, engineering and the environment, being mentored by staff from the companies.
Over 120 ‘A ’Level students have given up their half term holidays to take part in a work experience week hosted by global pharmaceutical manufacturer GSK at sites in Stevenage, Ware and Harlow. At the end of the week they will graduate as Silver Level ‘Industrial Cadets’, an initiative inspired by HRH The Prince of Wales which is designed to bring local industry to life for young people and equip them with the skills, information and opportunities for a successful career in industry.
An initiative called Industrial Cadets, which was inspired by HRH The Prince of Wales, is launching in Scotland on Tuesday 28th January at Dumfries House in Ayrshire. The objective of Industrial Cadets is to build awareness of local industry among school pupils in year group S2 (12-14 years) and to raise their aspirations by giving them an insight into the range of jobs which are available in industry within their local area.
Cambridge is to host a launch event for a nationwide scheme designed to attract young talent to the economically-vital electronics industry.
The UK electronic systems industry is worth £78 billion ($130bn) and employs 850,000 people in well-paid, skilled jobs. It is predicted to grow by 55% by 2020 and has a hub in Cambridge, with world leading firms including ARM, CSR, and Plastic Logic based in the area.