News

EngineeringUK responds to DfE apprenticeships data

EngineeringUK responds to DfE apprenticeships data

24 Nov 2022

In response to the Department for Education (DfE) releasing new apprenticeships data today, EngineeringUK has run an analysis on the data related to the engineering and technology sector.

Engineers become Britain’s second most trusted profession

Engineers become Britain’s second most trusted profession

24 Nov 2022

The latest Veracity Index shows that almost 9 in 10 people (87%) trust engineers to tell them the truth.

EngineeringUK responds to Autumn Statement

EngineeringUK responds to Autumn Statement

17 Nov 2022

EngineeringUK responds to the Autumn Statement 2022 delivered by Chancellor Jeremy Hunt.

Recognising the work of SMEs on diversity in engineering

Recognising the work of SMEs on diversity in engineering

15 Nov 2022

The 2023 Engineering Talent Awards have opened for nominations and EngineeringUK are supporting the Small-Medium Enterprise (SME) award to recognise the smaller organisations committed to diversity and inclusion in engineering.

Thousands of school students debate the future of STEM

Thousands of school students debate the future of STEM

11 Nov 2022

Over 40,000 students in schools across the UK have been discussing their ambitions for the future of STEM this week. for the 10th annual Tomorrow’s Engineers Week.

Spotlight on T Levels awareness during the 10th annual Tomorrow's Engineers Week

Spotlight on T Levels awareness during the 10th annual Tomorrow's Engineers Week

09 Nov 2022

T Levels have the potential to deliver the much-needed skilled engineering workforce in the UK, however a new report published today by EngineeringUK highlights that awareness among young people and employers is surprisingly low.

Rewilding, better CGI & mechanical bees top students' ideas for the future

Rewilding, better CGI & mechanical bees top students' ideas for the future

07 Nov 2022

Today marks the first day of Tomorrow’s Engineers Week and we are celebrating 10 years of inspiring young people about engineering careers. Thousands of students around the UK will be watching the Future Minds Broadcast and they will vote on their favourite ideas that will shape the future of engineering.

The Big Bang Competition is calling for inspiring young innovators

The Big Bang Competition is calling for inspiring young innovators

31 Oct 2022

The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition has opened for entries for 2023, inviting young people across the UK to think big, challenge facts, ask questions and invent solutions.

Celebrating 10 years of inspiring tomorrow's engineers

Celebrating 10 years of inspiring tomorrow's engineers

25 Oct 2022

EngineeringUK Chief Executive, Dr Hilary Leevers, marks the 10th annual Tomorrow’s Engineers Week in this month’s The Engineer by calling on the community to showcase the breadth of careers available in engineering and technology.

New tool facilitates collaboration for impactful engineering outreach

New tool facilitates collaboration for impactful engineering outreach

20 Oct 2022

The Tomorrow’s Engineers Code has launched Code Connect, a powerful new feature for The Code community to facilitate collaborate across the engineering sector.

T Levels have potential to deliver much needed homegrown technical talent if government addresses challenges faced by employers

T Levels have potential to deliver much needed homegrown technical talent if government addresses challenges faced by employers

10 Oct 2022

EngineeringUK and MakeUK have published a report on the challenges and opportunities for engineering and manufacturing employers delivering T Level industry placements.

Big Bang is inviting young people to get involved in STEM projects

Big Bang is inviting young people to get involved in STEM projects

06 Oct 2022

The Big Bang is inspiring students to think big, problem solve and come up with amazing ideas to solve real issues in science and engineering.

Get involved in the 10th Tomorrow’s Engineers Week!

Get involved in the 10th Tomorrow’s Engineers Week!

04 Oct 2022

Tomorrow’s Engineers has created a toolkit to show employers and PEIs 5 ways to get involved in Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2022 and take part in the discussion.

EngineeringUK responds to 'mini-budget'

EngineeringUK responds to 'mini-budget'

23 Sep 2022

EngineeringUK has issued this statement in response to the mini-budget unveiled today.

Queen Elizabeth II: 1926 to 2022

Queen Elizabeth II: 1926 to 2022

21 Sep 2022

EngineeringUK was saddened to learn of the death of Her Majesty the Queen last week and offers our condolences to her family at this difficult time.

The Big Bang Fair returns for 2023

The Big Bang Fair returns for 2023

21 Sep 2022

The largest celebration of STEM in the UK will return to Birmingham's NEC from Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 June 2023.

New briefing on further education updates key findings for educational pathways series

New briefing on further education updates key findings for educational pathways series

21 Sep 2022

EngineeringUK has published an updated briefing and data resource looking at the qualifications available in further education: technical/vocational qualifications and apprenticeships.

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week is back for its 10th year!

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week is back for its 10th year!

14 Sep 2022

This November sees Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (7 to 11 November) celebrate a decade of inspiring young people into engineering careers.

Skilling up for net zero

Skilling up for net zero

07 Sep 2022

EngineeringUK Chief Executive, Dr Hilary Leevers, writes in this month’s The Engineer about the vital role engineering skills play in achieving net zero and the need for more clarity around green jobs and skills.

Increasing the impact of STEM outreach

Increasing the impact of STEM outreach

24 Aug 2022

EngineeringUK Chief Executive, Dr Hilary Leevers, writes in this month’s The Engineer about impactful engineering outreach for young people and giving them a good chance of choosing an engineering career.

Highlights from the first ever Tomorrow’s Engineers Live conference

Highlights from the first ever Tomorrow’s Engineers Live conference

03 Aug 2022

Events like this are crucial for collaboration and the day provided a much-missed opportunity to meet face to face, discuss challenges and share insights.

Rolls-Royce demonstrate their commitment to inspire the next generation of diverse talent

Rolls-Royce demonstrate their commitment to inspire the next generation of diverse talent

02 Aug 2022

Rolls-Royce have been a Corporate Member for over 20 years and a supporter of The Big Bang Fair since it started in 2009.

Pennon Group joins The Tomorrow’s Engineers Code community

Pennon Group joins The Tomorrow’s Engineers Code community

02 Aug 2022

Pennon Group has joined as a Signatory of The Tomorrow’s Engineers Code in order to continue inspiring the next generation to pursue a career within the energy and utilities sector.

Calling young innovators!

Calling young innovators!

01 Aug 2022

Now in its seventh year, the Collaborate to Innovate Awards competition is open for entries.

Collaborative learning into practice

Collaborative learning into practice

28 Jul 2022

Code Signatories SSE plc and Wessex Water collaborated together in an online conversation to learn from each other about their experience of building and implementing an engineering outreach strategy.

New research report on trends in the engineering workforce over the years

New research report on trends in the engineering workforce over the years

28 Jul 2022

EngineeringUK has published new research on the trends in the engineering workforce from 2010 to 2021, which looks at both engineering industries and occupations.

A year of magic at Big Bang at School

A year of magic at Big Bang at School

28 Jul 2022

The academic year has come to an end, and schools and teachers have been busy creating their own Big Bang excitement with Big Bang at School.

Bringing STEM to life in the primary classroom

Bringing STEM to life in the primary classroom

27 Jul 2022

EngineeringUK Chief Executive, Dr Hilary Leevers, writes in this month’s The Engineer about the importance of STEM education and inspiration for the primary ages.

200th Signatory joins the Tomorrow’s Engineers Code!

200th Signatory joins the Tomorrow’s Engineers Code!

26 Jul 2022

This marks a significant milestone since the launch of The Code in October 2020.

New summary updates key findings for educational pathways into engineering report

New summary updates key findings for educational pathways into engineering report

20 Jul 2022

EngineeringUK has published a summary of key findings to accompany the updated Excel resource for chapter 2 of the educational pathways into engineering report report, looking at secondary education and engineering.

New analysis highlights lack of understanding around green STEM jobs

New analysis highlights lack of understanding around green STEM jobs

19 Jul 2022

Insights from a new report by EngineeringUK suggest the UK could be sleep walking towards a net zero skills shortage.

The first (of many) Tomorrow’s Engineers Live conference

The first (of many) Tomorrow’s Engineers Live conference

15 Jul 2022

Events like Tomorrow's Engineers Live are crucial for the engineering outreach community

Securing the future: renewed call for investment in careers provision

Securing the future: renewed call for investment in careers provision

14 Jul 2022

EngineeringUK has renewed calls on government to invest £40m to improve access to careers provision for students in schools and colleges in England.

Neon launches new green careers resource for teachers

Neon launches new green careers resource for teachers

30 Jun 2022

Neon, a platform that brings together the UK's best engineering experiences and careers resources to support teachers, has just released a brand-new set of green themed careers resources.

Breaking the cycle - Female STEM students look forward to a future in leadership

Breaking the cycle - Female STEM students look forward to a future in leadership

23 Jun 2022

Today marks the 9th Year of International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), and a national survey shows an increase of over 50% among females interested in STEM subjects.

Women’s Engineering Society joins the Tomorrow’s Engineers Code

Women’s Engineering Society joins the Tomorrow’s Engineers Code

23 Jun 2022

The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) has joined the Tomorrow’s Engineers Code, just in time to mark International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), which takes place today (Thursday 23 June).

Winners of national Robotics Challenge competition announced at The Big Bang Fair

Winners of national Robotics Challenge competition announced at The Big Bang Fair

23 Jun 2022

A student team from Farnborough Hill have been announced as the UK winners of the Robotics Challenge.

Inspiring young people become winners of The Big Bang Competition

Inspiring young people become winners of The Big Bang Competition

22 Jun 2022

The winners of The Big Bang Competition have been announced.

Excitement for INWED begins as over half of finalists of The Big Bang Competition are female

Excitement for INWED begins as over half of finalists of The Big Bang Competition are female

21 Jun 2022

With International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) on Thursday 23 June, excitement is also growing in anticipation of The Big Bang Competition as over half of the finalists are female.

Inspiring tomorrow’s engineers with hands-on learning

Inspiring tomorrow’s engineers with hands-on learning

21 Jun 2022

EngineeringUK Chief Executive, Dr Hilary Leevers writes in this month’s The Engineer about embedding practical learning in engineering and technology lessons at school.

Discover the potential of the Neon platform to showcase engineering outreach activities

Discover the potential of the Neon platform to showcase engineering outreach activities

17 Jun 2022

Neon is home to a wide range of inspiring, engaging experiences for teachers and their students, and the Enginuity Skills Miner games help to showcase STEM to young people.

Tomorrow’s Engineers Live will enhance your engineering outreach

Tomorrow’s Engineers Live will enhance your engineering outreach

15 Jun 2022

Tomorrow’s Engineers Live is a free conference and networking event for anyone who wants to make their engineering outreach more impactful.

Working with manufacturing SMEs to grow the number and diversity of the future workforce

Working with manufacturing SMEs to grow the number and diversity of the future workforce

15 Jun 2022

The Tomorrow’s Engineers Code and MakeUK are working in partnership with EngineeringUK to increase the diversity and number of young people entering engineering careers in manufacturing.

EngineeringUK exhibits at the Manufacturing Expo

EngineeringUK exhibits at the Manufacturing Expo

13 Jun 2022

Last week, EngineeringUK exhibited at the Manufacturing Expo to join the celebration of the best in UK manufacturing excellence and innovation, and to help attract more talent into the industry.

Save the date - join us at Tomorrow’s Engineers Live on Monday 11 July

Save the date - join us at Tomorrow’s Engineers Live on Monday 11 July

31 May 2022

Tomorrow's Engineers Live is a free conference and networking event for anyone who wants to make their engineering outreach more impactful.

'Think like a river' – Institute of Water Environment Conference review

'Think like a river' – Institute of Water Environment Conference review

31 May 2022

The Institute of Water held a ‘Cry Me a River’ Environment Conference to highlight why our freshwater environment is in such a poor state.

Working with Make UK to understand the delivery of T Levels

Working with Make UK to understand the delivery of T Levels

30 May 2022

EngineeringUK is working with Make UK on a joint policy and research project assessing what’s involved in delivering T Level industry placements.

New engineer case studies on Neon!

New engineer case studies on Neon!

26 May 2022

Neon has launched 4 brand new case studies to showcase examples of real-world engineering.

Visit EngineeringUK at the Engineering Expo 2022 and discover how to engineer a better future

Visit EngineeringUK at the Engineering Expo 2022 and discover how to engineer a better future

18 May 2022

A two-day festival of the best in UK engineering taking place on the 8-9 June at the Birmingham NEC

Energy Quest workshops return to schools

Energy Quest workshops return to schools

18 May 2022

As the world emerges from the disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, EngineeringUK are pleased to see schools are welcoming back STEM outreach activities delivered by external partners.

Why engineers should consider a move to teaching

Why engineers should consider a move to teaching

17 May 2022

EngineeringUK Chief Executive, Dr Hilary Leevers writes in this month’s The Engineer about the importance of encouraging engineers into teaching in order to secure the future workforce.

Neon redesigned: helping primary teachers bring STEM to life

Neon redesigned: helping primary teachers bring STEM to life

13 May 2022

Neon has had a redesign to help teachers find the right experiences for their classrooms, specific to their education level.

Surprising improvements discovered delivering virtual work experiences during a pandemic

Surprising improvements discovered delivering virtual work experiences during a pandemic

13 May 2022

Jane Breach from Drax tells us how being a Corporate Member of EngineeringUK supported the delivery of their virtual work experience programme because of Covid-19.

New resource to inspire future Welsh engineers

New resource to inspire future Welsh engineers

12 May 2022

A new PowerPoint presentation has been launched to inspire 14 to 19 year olds in Wales to consider a career in engineering.

EngineeringUK responds to the Queen’s Speech

EngineeringUK responds to the Queen’s Speech

10 May 2022

We welcome the vision shown by the government today in the Queen's Speech about their commitment to raise standards and improve the quality of education across the UK.

EngineeringUK Corporate Members join groundbreaking diversity employment scheme

EngineeringUK Corporate Members join groundbreaking diversity employment scheme

09 May 2022

Engineering and technology companies are being urged to join a pioneering diversity employment scheme to help address inclusion issues among the sector.

EngineeringUK welcomes a new Director of Business Development and Partnerships

EngineeringUK welcomes a new Director of Business Development and Partnerships

06 May 2022

Dr Isabel DiVanna joins the senior executive team at EngineeringUK as the new Director of Business Development and Partnerships.

Big Bang Digital is back!

Big Bang Digital is back!

28 Apr 2022

Young people can get inspired and explore STEM at Big Bang Digital, which returns this June.

Big Bang Competition finalists announced

Big Bang Competition finalists announced

28 Apr 2022

The Big Bang Competition finalists have been announced for the 2021/22 Competition.

Young people create a Big Bang at Parliament

Young people create a Big Bang at Parliament

27 Apr 2022

Secondary school students impressed MPs and parliamentarians with the exhibition of project work they had entered in The Big Bang Competition.

New report uncovers parents’ influence on young people on attitudes to engineering

New report uncovers parents’ influence on young people on attitudes to engineering

26 Apr 2022

Young people’s perceptions of engineering are strongly associated with their parents’ opinion of engineering, according to EngineeringUK’s latest Engineering Brand Monitor.

An interview with Dr Nike Folayan about diversity in engineering

An interview with Dr Nike Folayan about diversity in engineering

21 Apr 2022

EngineeringUK interviewed trustee Dr Nike Folayan on the importance of diversity in engineering and why it is vital to secure the future workforce.

The Robotics Challenge heats have begun!

The Robotics Challenge heats have begun!

21 Apr 2022

Today marks the start of the Robotics Challenge heats which will see young people across the UK explore how engineering can build a better, greener world.

Mind the (gender) gap

Mind the (gender) gap

12 Apr 2022

EngineeringUK Chief Executive, Dr Hilary Leevers writes in this month’s The Engineer about the increase of women in engineering and the collective effort required to see substantive change.

Volunteers needed to inspire the next generation

Volunteers needed to inspire the next generation

06 Apr 2022

The Big Bang Fair is seeking volunteers from the STEM world who can spark the imaginations and inspire the engineers and science of tomorrow.

EngineeringUK is supporting the Face of Engineering festival

EngineeringUK is supporting the Face of Engineering festival

05 Apr 2022

The Face of Engineering festival will challenge stereotypes of who an engineer is.

EngineeringUK joins AFBELive conference as strategic partner

EngineeringUK joins AFBELive conference as strategic partner

05 Apr 2022

AFBELive will amplify the importance of diversity, inclusion and belonging in its first conference taking place on 22 April 2022.

The Big Bang Fair is fully booked!

The Big Bang Fair is fully booked!

04 Apr 2022

Registrations to attend The Big Bang Fair are now fully booked for school groups, with over 30,000 people coming together for the UK’s biggest celebration of STEM for young people.

The Big Bang Competition entry deadline has been extended

The Big Bang Competition entry deadline has been extended

01 Apr 2022

The deadline for entries to The Big Bang Competition has been extended to Monday 4 April at 5pm.

How we can achieve full equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering

How we can achieve full equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering

28 Mar 2022

EngineeringUK’s Chief Executive, Dr Hilary Leevers, has written about quickening the pace to achieve a diverse engineering workforce as part of the Future of Manufacturing campaign launching today.

Tomorrow’s Engineers Code Signatory gifted mother-to-be with pram adapted for wheelchairs

Tomorrow’s Engineers Code Signatory gifted mother-to-be with pram adapted for wheelchairs

22 Mar 2022

Cirencester Fabrication Services challenged themselves to engineer an adapted pram for wheelchairs.

Inspiring outreach professionals at the train-the-trainer workshop

Inspiring outreach professionals at the train-the-trainer workshop

11 Mar 2022

How to talk about engineering careers with young people was the focus at the train-the-trainer workshop and live Q&A session.

The Big Bang is back!

The Big Bang is back!

10 Mar 2022

EngineeringUK Chief Executive, Dr Hilary Leevers writes in this month’s The Engineer about The Big Bang and the excellent opportunity to inspire young people about STEM.

EngineeringUK is celebrating National Careers Week

EngineeringUK is celebrating National Careers Week

09 Mar 2022

This week marks National Careers Week and we are celebrating by showcasing our careers content and resources and give advice on how to talk about careers with young people.

Wanted: Young Woman Engineer of the Year

Wanted: Young Woman Engineer of the Year

08 Mar 2022

The search is on for brilliant women in STEM who are passionate about changing their own lives and changing others too.

Inspire future engineers on Neon

Inspire future engineers on Neon

07 Mar 2022

The engineers of the future need you! To celebrate National Careers Week, we’re recruiting brand new case studies to showcase on Neon.

EngineeringUK EDI bursary scheme creates impact

EngineeringUK EDI bursary scheme creates impact

07 Mar 2022

Evaluation shows that the launch of bursaries enriched the experience for students and helped engage more students from underrepresented groups.

Heroes celebrated on World Engineering Day

Heroes celebrated on World Engineering Day

04 Mar 2022

Four new films from the This is Engineering campaign celebrate engineering heroes and champions

New analysis shows increase of women working in engineering

New analysis shows increase of women working in engineering

03 Mar 2022

New research from EngineeringUK has shown that 16.5% of those working in engineering are female.

Tickets are now available for The Big Bang Fair!

Tickets are now available for The Big Bang Fair!

24 Feb 2022

The Big Bang Fair is returning this year and tickets can now be booked.

WES looks to celebrate inventors and innovators

WES looks to celebrate inventors and innovators

21 Feb 2022

The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) have announced the launch of the 2022 WE50 nominations.

EngineeringUK attends virtual apprenticeship panel to celebrate apprenticeships

EngineeringUK attends virtual apprenticeship panel to celebrate apprenticeships

18 Feb 2022

The all party parliamentary group (APPG) on apprenticeships gave apprentices, providers and employers the opportunity to showcase their work on apprenticeships.

Launch of new equality, diversity and inclusion bursaries

Launch of new equality, diversity and inclusion bursaries

17 Feb 2022

EngineeringUK are offering a range of bursaries to schools who work with young people from groups who are under-represented in the engineering profession.

Find out why you should showcase your engineering experiences for young people on Neon

Find out why you should showcase your engineering experiences for young people on Neon

16 Feb 2022

Dan Powell, Head of Neon, blogs on why your company should be working with Neon

We are recruiting for EngineeringUK Young Champions

We are recruiting for EngineeringUK Young Champions

10 Feb 2022

Applications are now open to become a Young Champion, and to work with EngineeringUK to make a difference for other young people.

Advancing apprenticeship awareness

Advancing apprenticeship awareness

10 Feb 2022

EngineeringUK Chief Executive Dr Hilary Leevers writes in this month’s The Engineer about the importance of engineering apprenticeships as we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week.

New briefing on levelling up engineering skills

New briefing on levelling up engineering skills

10 Feb 2022

EngineeringUK has published a new briefing which focusses on young people’s and their parents’ knowledge of the different routes into engineering careers.

New webinar to help deliver inspiring sessions about engineering careers

New webinar to help deliver inspiring sessions about engineering careers

10 Feb 2022

Tomorrow’s Engineers latest resource is a new webinar to help outreach professionals deliver impactful sessions.

New careers guide to help deliver inspiring engineering activities

New careers guide to help deliver inspiring engineering activities

10 Feb 2022

‘Getting the message across’ is Tomorrow’s Engineers new top tips guide for anyone who provides engineering outreach activities in schools.

EngineeringUK is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

EngineeringUK is celebrating National Apprenticeship Week

08 Feb 2022

This week marks National Apprenticeship Week and we are celebrating by sharing our content and resources, as well as promoting becoming an apprenticeships employer.

Discover UK talent with The Big Bang Competition

Discover UK talent with The Big Bang Competition

03 Feb 2022

The Big Bang Competition has opened applications for volunteer judges and moderators, offering the chance to help discover the engineers and scientists of the future.

EngineeringUK response to levelling up white paper

EngineeringUK response to levelling up white paper

02 Feb 2022

EngineeringUK welcomes the long-term vision of the levelling up white paper and its recognition of the importance of education and skills

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers celebrates its 175th anniversary

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers celebrates its 175th anniversary

27 Jan 2022

This year marks 175 years since the foundation of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).

EngineeringUK welcomes a new Director of Finance and Corporate Services

EngineeringUK welcomes a new Director of Finance and Corporate Services

19 Jan 2022

David Howley joins the senior executive team at EngineeringUK as the new Director of Finance and Corporate Services.

It’s time to shout loudly about the attractions of engineering careers

It’s time to shout loudly about the attractions of engineering careers

17 Jan 2022

EngineeringUK Chief Executive Dr Hilary Leevers writes in this month’s The Engineer about setting out a new year’s vision for the engineering community.

EngineeringUK partner with Maritime UK to address future workforce skills

EngineeringUK partner with Maritime UK to address future workforce skills

10 Jan 2022

Maritime UK partnered with EngineeringUK as part of The Tomorrow’s Engineers Code to address the maritime sector’s future workforce skills to increase the number and diversity of young people entering engineering careers.

EngineeringUK’s Kickstarters reflect on their journey

EngineeringUK’s Kickstarters reflect on their journey

06 Jan 2022

Abdul, Yassir and Milad began their Kickstart journey at EngineeringUK in 2021, below they look back on their time so far.

Inbox inspiration for engineering outreach

Inbox inspiration for engineering outreach

06 Jan 2022

Later this month, Tomorrow’s Engineers is launching a brand-new newsletter with inspiring insights for your engineering outreach.

The Institution of Chemical Engineers celebrates a century of achievements

The Institution of Chemical Engineers celebrates a century of achievements

05 Jan 2022

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) celebrates a monumental milestone of 100 years contributing to the advancement of chemical engineering.

Half of new engineering recruits lack the right skills

Half of new engineering recruits lack the right skills

22 Dec 2021

The latest skills survey from the IET suggests less than half of new engineering recruits have the right skills needed for work within the industry.

EngineeringUK helps Corporate Members showcase STEM careers in BBC Bitesize School Tour

EngineeringUK helps Corporate Members showcase STEM careers in BBC Bitesize School Tour

21 Dec 2021

After the BBC reached out to EngineeringUK, we worked with our Corporate Members to participate in the third BBC Bitesize School Tour.

The news highlights of 2021

The news highlights of 2021

20 Dec 2021

EngineeringUK looks back on the year to showcase 12 of our highlights in the news.

Young Woman Engineers of the Year celebrated nationally

Young Woman Engineers of the Year celebrated nationally

09 Dec 2021

3 young women engineers have been recognised at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards for their work in engineering.

The Big Bang Competition opens for entries

The Big Bang Competition opens for entries

07 Dec 2021

The UK’s top annual science and engineering competition for young people is now open for entries until 20 March 2022.

EngineeringUK supports the IET’s ‘Engineering Kids Futures’ campaign

EngineeringUK supports the IET’s ‘Engineering Kids Futures’ campaign

02 Dec 2021

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has sent an open letter to the government signed by EngineeringUK’s Chief Executive Dr Hilary Leevers.

EngineeringUK Corporate Member inspiring over 100,000 young people into STEM careers

EngineeringUK Corporate Member inspiring over 100,000 young people into STEM careers

02 Dec 2021

National Grid has partnered with Connectr to provide opportunities for young people to learn and be inspired by hearing directly from engineers, environmental surveyors and more.

Latest Engineering Brand Monitor focuses on STEM teachers

Latest Engineering Brand Monitor focuses on STEM teachers

01 Dec 2021

EngineeringUK has published the Engineering Brand Monitor 2021, STEM secondary school teachers, which examines their knowledge and understanding of engineering.

EngineeringUK responds to ‘Skills for every young person’ report

EngineeringUK responds to ‘Skills for every young person’ report

29 Nov 2021

We are really pleased to see that the House of Lords Youth Unemployment Committee have listened closely to the evidence provided by EngineeringUK

The Big Bang Fair returns to Birmingham’s NEC in June 2022

The Big Bang Fair returns to Birmingham’s NEC in June 2022

25 Nov 2021

It has been announced that The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair will take place from Wednesday 22 to Friday 24 June 2022 at the NEC, Birmingham.

“Diversity is nothing without inclusion”: EngineeringUK Board member explains how organisations can shift the dial

“Diversity is nothing without inclusion”: EngineeringUK Board member explains how organisations can shift the dial

15 Nov 2021

Dr Rashada Harry discusses how organisations can become more inclusive and turn conversation into action.

Young people discuss engineering a way out of climate change

Young people discuss engineering a way out of climate change

12 Nov 2021

Thousands of young people discuss engineering solutions to the climate crisis, whilst professionals showcase the impact of their jobs on meeting net zero during #TEWeek21

Energy and utility companies urged to sign The Code

Energy and utility companies urged to sign The Code

10 Nov 2021

As the UK marks Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, Energy & Utility Skills is calling for its members to join The Code community.

The British engineers helping to achieve net zero

The British engineers helping to achieve net zero

09 Nov 2021

As part of #TEWeek21, a series of case study films have been created to showcase the work of real engineers in achieving net zero and inspire young people to pursue a career in engineering

Inspiring young people to be climate heroes

Inspiring young people to be climate heroes

09 Nov 2021

EngineeringUK Chief Executive Dr Hilary Leevers writes in this month’s The Engineer about young people’s ideas on achieving net zero and discusses the importance of encouraging them to pursue careers in engineering.

Students shape solutions to net zero at ‘Schools COP’

Students shape solutions to net zero at ‘Schools COP’

08 Nov 2021

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week held a Schools COP Summit which gave young people the platform to come up with solutions to creating a net zero future.

This is Engineering Day returns on 3 November

This is Engineering Day returns on 3 November

29 Oct 2021

#ThisisEngineeringDay celebrates the efforts of incredible engineers who are helping to shape a better and more sustainable society for everyone.

IT experts say cutting global electronic waste must be a top priority for COP26

IT experts say cutting global electronic waste must be a top priority for COP26

28 Oct 2021

A poll of the IT industry found that ending device waste should be a top target for the COP26 Summit to secure a net zero future.

Spending Review misses chance to boost careers provision in schools

Spending Review misses chance to boost careers provision in schools

27 Oct 2021

EngineeringUK is disappointed to learn that the government has decided to not take forward our call for £40 million additional annual funding for careers provision.

The Tomorrow’s Engineers Code one year on

The Tomorrow’s Engineers Code one year on

27 Oct 2021

EngineeringUK has announced that over 160 organisations have now committed to working together to increase the number and diversity of young people entering engineering careers.

Call for £40m urgent investment in careers provision to realise UK’s net zero ambition

Call for £40m urgent investment in careers provision to realise UK’s net zero ambition

22 Oct 2021

EngineeringUK calls for government to use next week’s Comprehensive Spending Review to invest £40 million annually in careers provision for students in schools and colleges in England.

Get involved and inspire all young engineers

Get involved and inspire all young engineers

22 Oct 2021

EngineeringUK Chief Executive Dr Hilary Leevers writes in this month’s The Engineer about the need for a collaborative and representative engineering community.

New evaluation resource launched to help inspire tomorrow’s engineers

New evaluation resource launched to help inspire tomorrow’s engineers

21 Oct 2021

A new evaluation tool to help engineering companies evaluate and ultimately improve their organisation’s outreach programme has been launched on the Tomorrow’s Engineers website.

New resource to inspire the next generation of engineers

New resource to inspire the next generation of engineers

21 Oct 2021

‘Engineer your future’ is a new PowerPoint presentation which has been created to inspire 14 to 19 year olds to consider a career in engineering.

The Code celebrates its first anniversary

The Code celebrates its first anniversary

14 Oct 2021

The Tomorrow’s Engineers Code has achieved so much in the first 12 months and hopes to increase the number and diversity of young people entering engineering careers.

EngineeringUK welcomes 5 new trustees to the Board

EngineeringUK welcomes 5 new trustees to the Board

08 Oct 2021

EngineeringUK welcomes Alice Bunn, Carl Ennis, Erol Mustafa, Nike Folayan and Steven Rossiter as new trustees onto the Board. They bring a wealth of experience from their work in the engineering sector.

Join the EngineeringUK teacher network

Join the EngineeringUK teacher network

05 Oct 2021

EngineeringUK are looking for teachers to join its teacher network and help influence engagement activities to enhance young people’s interest in STEM subjects.

Neon celebrates its very first anniversary

Neon celebrates its very first anniversary

29 Sep 2021

The Neon platform has been live for one year today and has helped inspire young people across the UK to get inspired by and think about a career in engineering.

Engineering profession sets out 6 clear areas for investment ahead of the government’s spending review

Engineering profession sets out 6 clear areas for investment ahead of the government’s spending review

27 Sep 2021

EngineeringUK has contributed to the National Engineering Policy Centre’s (NEPC) submission to the 2021 Spending Review, which includes a call to invest in STEM careers education.

The Hamilton Commission looks to improve the representation of Black people in UK motorsport

The Hamilton Commission looks to improve the representation of Black people in UK motorsport

22 Sep 2021

Sir Lewis Hamilton and the Royal Academy of Engineering have collaborated to publish the Hamilton Commission which highlights the need for change in UK motorsport and the engineering industry.

Do you know an award-winning young innovator?

Do you know an award-winning young innovator?

20 Sep 2021

The Engineer magazine’s annual search for the UK’s most innovative, collaborative engineering projects is now open for entries.

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week invites young people to join climate debate

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week invites young people to join climate debate

16 Sep 2021

#TEWeek21 will feature a 'Schools COP' to look at how engineers and engineering can contribute to tackling climate change and achieving net zero.

A virtual STEM bookshelf

A virtual STEM bookshelf

13 Sep 2021

The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) have collaborated with contemporary expert authors to produce a brand-new virtual book club called The IET Bookshelf.

Making blended learning work

Making blended learning work

02 Sep 2021

EngineeringUK Chief Executive Dr Hilary Leevers writes in this month’s The Engineer about how digital learning can be incorporated into the traditional learning landscape for students.

Find out how EngineeringUK partners with companies to inspire more young and diverse people into a career in STEM

Find out how EngineeringUK partners with companies to inspire more young and diverse people into a career in STEM

06 Aug 2021

The lack of diversity in engineering is robbing us of potential talent

Honouring the Pioneers and Ground-breakers of STEM

Honouring the Pioneers and Ground-breakers of STEM

20 Jul 2021

The IET is calling for nominations to join their ultimate list of engineers and technologists.

Winners for first virtual national Robotics Challenge competition announced

Winners for first virtual national Robotics Challenge competition announced

29 Jun 2021

A student team from Goole Academy, East Yorkshire have been announced as the UK winners of this year’s EEP Robotics Challenge.

EngineeringUK celebrates INWED

EngineeringUK celebrates INWED

23 Jun 2021

Today, EngineeringUK proudly celebrates International Women in Engineering Day #INWED21 and the amazing work that women engineers around the world are doing #WomenInEngineering.

Big Bang announces GSK UK Young Engineer and Scientist of the Year

Big Bang announces GSK UK Young Engineer and Scientist of the Year

23 Jun 2021

Kaede Sugano and Kell Johnston have been awarded the top prizes in The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition

New data suggests increase in number of women working in engineering

New data suggests increase in number of women working in engineering

22 Jun 2021

New analysis from EngineeringUK has shown 14.5% of those working in engineering are female.

Inspirational figures join Big Bang Digital

Inspirational figures join Big Bang Digital

21 Jun 2021

Big Bang Digital includes ‘Ask the expert’ featuring leading scientists Dame Professor Sarah Gilbert, Dr Harpeet Sood and Sir Jeremy Farrar.

Inspiring young people shortlisted for prestigious science and engineering competition

Inspiring young people shortlisted for prestigious science and engineering competition

17 Jun 2021

10 remarkable projects from young people aged 13 to 18 have been shortlisted to compete for a major national title as part of this year’s finals of The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition.

Kickstart Scheme

Kickstart Scheme

16 Jun 2021

EngineeringUK is part of the Kickstart Scheme, which provides 6-month paid job opportunities for young people to gain experience of working in some of Britain’s most exciting companies and organisations, funded by the Government.

Calls for £40m urgent investment in careers provision

Calls for £40m urgent investment in careers provision

09 Jun 2021

A joint report by EngineeringUK and 7 engineering and careers organisations calls on government to invest £40 million in improving access to careers provision for students in schools and colleges in England.

Improving diversity in engineering

Improving diversity in engineering

14 May 2021

From understanding what diversity really means to reaching underrepresented groups, gain insights on the importance of diversity and how to improve it.

Step-by-step guide to effective work experience

Step-by-step guide to effective work experience

12 May 2021

EngineeringUK has worked in partnership with The Careers & Enterprise Company to develop a new online resource for employers.

Big Bang Digital 2021: Redefine the future

Big Bang Digital 2021: Redefine the future

11 May 2021

Big Bang Digital will be back for a second year (23 to 25 June), inspiring young people to redefine the future and change the world with STEM.

Call to celebrate engineering game changers and pioneers

Call to celebrate engineering game changers and pioneers

10 May 2021

A new campaign to find inspiring people who have made a difference to engineering and technology for the greater good, has been launched by the IET

New bursary scheme to support social mobility among women students

New bursary scheme to support social mobility among women students

06 May 2021

The Royal Academy of Engineering and Amazon have launched a new bursary scheme to support women from low-income households wanting to study computer science and related engineering courses

EngineeringUK Corporate Member recognised for gender equality

EngineeringUK Corporate Member recognised for gender equality

05 May 2021

International engineering company, Jacobs, has been named as one of the Times Top 50 Employers for Women.

Big Engineering Conversation featured on The Engineer

Big Engineering Conversation featured on The Engineer

05 May 2021

What big conversations need to happen to help us inspire the next generation of engineers?

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week to take inspiration from COP26

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week to take inspiration from COP26

26 Apr 2021

How engineers and engineering can contribute to tackling climate change and achieving net zero will be the main themes of the next Tomorrow’s Engineers Week

Acting now will help us attract new talent to engineering

Acting now will help us attract new talent to engineering

19 Apr 2021

In this month's blog Hilary talks about how collaboration across industry will help us attract new talent to engineering.

Unlock inner engineers

Unlock inner engineers

15 Apr 2021

Help students uncover engineering skills they didn’t know they had with Energy Quest.

Join the Big Engineering Conversation to drive change

Join the Big Engineering Conversation to drive change

13 Apr 2021

EngineeringUK is inviting the engineering community to take part in a new campaign to encourage discussion and realise the ambition to increase the diversity and number of young people entering engineering.

Engineering for a sustainable world event

Engineering for a sustainable world event

13 Apr 2021

The Engineering Council is hosting ‘Making it work’, an online event on 21 April

IOP Awards open for nominations

IOP Awards open for nominations

13 Apr 2021

The IOP Awards celebrate exceptional achievements by individuals and teams in all aspects of physics

Diverse routes can lead to diverse engineers

Diverse routes can lead to diverse engineers

18 Mar 2021

In this month's blog Hilary encourages the engineering community to step up efforts to encourage young people from underrepresented groups to consider a career in engineering.

Virtual museum to showcase engineering innovation

Virtual museum to showcase engineering innovation

03 Mar 2021

As a strategic partner in This is Engineering, we are proud to support the development of a new virtual Museum of Engineering Innovation

Hilary's February blog - boost diversity by removing hidden bias from job ads

Hilary's February blog - boost diversity by removing hidden bias from job ads

10 Feb 2021

In this month's blog Hilary reflects on the measures employers can take to boost diversity.

Institute of Water gives platform to Black voices

Institute of Water gives platform to Black voices

08 Feb 2021

The Institute of Water has released its first Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) report

Help schools and colleges shape futures

Help schools and colleges shape futures

26 Jan 2021

Volunteer as an Enterprise Adviser (EA) and partner with a secondary school or college

New website to help inspire the next generation of diverse engineers

New website to help inspire the next generation of diverse engineers

19 Jan 2021

Tomorrow’s Engineers brings together free advice and guidance to support practitioners in providing young people with engineering careers inspiration.

Research reveals hidden gender bias in job adverts

Research reveals hidden gender bias in job adverts

15 Jan 2021

Openreach has analysed the impact of hidden biases in language used in job adverts.

EngineeringUK responds to Spending Review

EngineeringUK responds to Spending Review

25 Nov 2020

'EngineeringUK welcomes the confirmation in the Spending Review of large-scale infrastructure investment starting next year and the ongoing commitment around Net Zero and a green economy.’

Winners of the tomorrow’s engineers week big quiz revealed

Winners of the tomorrow’s engineers week big quiz revealed

20 Nov 2020

Two schools have been announced as the winners of big prizes in the Tomorrow’s Engineers Week Big Quiz.

Plans revealed for online hub to help inspire tomorrow’s engineers

Plans revealed for online hub to help inspire tomorrow’s engineers

06 Nov 2020

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, now in its eighth year, has come to a close with the announcement of a new online hub to provide information and guidance...

Covid career dream changers search for answers

Covid career dream changers search for answers

02 Nov 2020

A generation of young people are rapidly reassessing their career dreams according to research released to mark the start of Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2020 (#TEWeek20).

The Big Bang goes digital for 2021

The Big Bang goes digital for 2021

09 Oct 2020

For this academic year, the Big Bang programme will be delivered digitally

NEPC Spending Review

NEPC Spending Review

30 Sep 2020

In a joint paper compiled by the NEPC, over 40 engineering organisations representing more than 450,000 UK engineers recommend that the government invests in its proposed actions to help decarbonise the economy.

Our careers, our future: STEM careers provision and young people

Our careers, our future: STEM careers provision and young people

30 Sep 2020

EngineeringUK has published a research briefing on young people’s experiences and perspectives of careers provision and engineering.

Neon launches to help teachers to source Covid-secure engineering outreach activities

Neon launches to help teachers to source Covid-secure engineering outreach activities

29 Sep 2020

With three-quarters of young people having engaged in no formal careers activities during lockdown, the new online platform helps teachers to deliver engineering careers experiences in a Covid-secure way

Engineering bodies join forces to host party conference fringe events

Engineering bodies join forces to host party conference fringe events

21 Sep 2020

The events take place ahead of the Government’s 2020 Comprehensive Spending Review.

The Tomorrow's Engineers Code

The Tomorrow's Engineers Code

02 Sep 2020

Find out more about the virtual launch event in October.

Job certainty, career aspirations and Covid-19

Job certainty, career aspirations and Covid-19

26 Aug 2020

Chief Executive Hilary Leevers writes for The Engineer

Covid-19 widens gender gap on engineering and tech career choices

Covid-19 widens gender gap on engineering and tech career choices

06 Aug 2020

New research suggests that for young people in particular, the Covid-19 pandemic is deepening gender differences in career aspirations in engineering or technology.

Big Bang Digital watched by thousands of students

Big Bang Digital watched by thousands of students

28 Jul 2020

The event was watched live by almost 28,000 viewers and viewed by up to 50,000 young people across 24 hours

Covid-19 and the impact on the engineering industry

Covid-19 and the impact on the engineering industry

28 Jul 2020

Find out more about Hilary's blog in The Engineer

New research report and dashboards for 2020

New research report and dashboards for 2020

23 Jul 2020

Educational Pathways into Engineering and Engineering Insights dashboards just published.

Big Bang Digital 2020

Big Bang Digital 2020

02 Jul 2020

The Big Bang is Back! Only this time it's going digital....

5-minute briefing: Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

5-minute briefing: Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

23 Jun 2020

We spoke with our new Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion to take a closer look at our EDI strategy.

New platform to help teachers discover brilliant engineering experiences

New platform to help teachers discover brilliant engineering experiences

28 May 2020

A new digital platform that brings together quality engineering outreach opportunities and inspiring careers resources is being piloted with teachers.

GSK UK Young Engineer & GSK Young Scientist of the Year 2020 announced

GSK UK Young Engineer & GSK Young Scientist of the Year 2020 announced

16 Apr 2020

Students from London and Sevenoaks, Kent take top prizes in The Big Bang Competition!

Tomorrow's Engineers Zone

Tomorrow's Engineers Zone

16 Apr 2020

We are looking for engineers to take part in the online Tomorrow's Engineers Zone, between 27 April and 20 July.

Supporting the fight against COVID-19

Supporting the fight against COVID-19

26 Mar 2020

The government is looking for businesses across the UK to help make NHS ventilators and ventilator components.

The Big Bang UK Young Scientist and Engineers Fair 2020

The Big Bang UK Young Scientist and Engineers Fair 2020

06 Mar 2020

The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair has announced today that this year’s Fair - due to take place 11 to 14 March 2020 - has been cancelled.

5-minute briefing: Social Mobility

5-minute briefing: Social Mobility

04 Mar 2020

Dr. Mollie Bourne is Research and Impact Manager at EngineeringUK. She tells us about her research work on social mobility within the engineering sector.

5-minute briefing: National Apprenticeship Week 2020

5-minute briefing: National Apprenticeship Week 2020

04 Feb 2020

Jessica Wright is Finance Apprentice here at EngineeringUK. To mark National Apprenticeship Week 2020, she talks about her experience.

5-minute briefing: EngineeringUK 2020

5-minute briefing: EngineeringUK 2020

31 Jan 2020

Hear from EngingeeringUK Chief Executive Hilary Leevers about her highlights in the year since she joined, the organisation's priorities for 2020 and much more.

5-minute briefing: Head of People

5-minute briefing: Head of People

22 Jan 2020

We spoke with our Head of People Rosie Shimell to delve into how we embed EngineeringUK values into our working culture and the benefits of being on the team.

Slime sessions soothe teens' stress

Slime sessions soothe teens' stress

21 Jan 2020

The Big Bang Fair introduces 'Slime Sessions' to help young people explore STEM with the bonus of helping them to de-stress – calming chemistry in action.

Annual survey reveals young people’s, teachers’ and parents’ attitudes to engineering

Annual survey reveals young people’s, teachers’ and parents’ attitudes to engineering

20 Jan 2020

The Engineering Brand Monitor is an annual survey carried out by EngineeringUK, and this year’s results provide cause for optimism

5-minute briefing: Business and Industry Team

5-minute briefing: Business and Industry Team

14 Jan 2020

Joanna Henderson Abraham works on our Business and Industry team. We share her thoughts on her work and its importance in inspiring the next generation of engineers.

National Engineering Policy Centre open letter to the Prime Minister

National Engineering Policy Centre open letter to the Prime Minister

19 Dec 2019

The National Engineering Policy Centre has published an open letter to the Prime Minister outlining key priorities for the new government.

EngineeringUK is calling for Board Members

EngineeringUK is calling for Board Members

19 Dec 2019

EngineeringUK is looking for new Board Members to help us achieve our ambition to inspire tomorrow’s engineers and grow the size and diversity of the talent pool for engineering.

Are you our next Independent Audit Risk and Investment Committee Member?

Are you our next Independent Audit Risk and Investment Committee Member?

16 Dec 2019

EngineeringUK has 2 upcoming vacancies for independent members of its Audit, Risk and Investment Committee.

Call for volunteers from diverse backgrounds

Call for volunteers from diverse backgrounds

02 Dec 2019

EngineeringUK is seeking enthusiastic STEM professionals from wide-ranging backgrounds to volunteer across one of its programmes for young people.

UK’s largest celebration of STEM, The Big Bang Fair, announces new series of regional events

UK’s largest celebration of STEM, The Big Bang Fair, announces new series of regional events

29 Nov 2019

Schools and families will have the chance to be inspired by scientists and engineers on their doorstep with a new series of regional events announced today by the organisers of The Big Bang Fair, the country’s largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people.

Interactive dashboards now available: Gender disparity in engineering

Interactive dashboards now available: Gender disparity in engineering

25 Nov 2019

We have released a series of interactive online dashboards which allow you to explore data from a range of sources.

Big Bang announces VIP judges for 2020 competition

Big Bang announces VIP judges for 2020 competition

21 Nov 2019

The Big Bang Competition has pulled together some of the most exciting personalities in science and engineering from a diverse range professional backgrounds to judge the UK Finals in March 2020.

IET releases 2019 Skills and Demand in Industry Survey

IET releases 2019 Skills and Demand in Industry Survey

18 Nov 2019

In-depth survey reveals that the UK engineering and technology workforce is growing but there are increasing concerns over skills gaps and diversity.

Engineer from London on mission to make people's homes safe

Engineer from London on mission to make people's homes safe

08 Nov 2019

Hiba Khan handpicked for her work using engineering to make people safe from flooding

Engineer from London on a mission to beat cancer

Engineer from London on a mission to beat cancer

07 Nov 2019

Rebecca Shipley handpicked for her work using computational modelling to predict effectiveness of cancer drugs

EngineeringUK supports campaign to change the image of engineering

EngineeringUK supports campaign to change the image of engineering

06 Nov 2019

This is Engineering Day pledges to address the misrepresentation of engineers and engineering online and in popular culture.

Engineer from Surrey on mission to give those affected by dementia their independence

Engineer from Surrey on mission to give those affected by dementia their independence

06 Nov 2019

Severin Skillman handpicked for his work using engineering to provide technology to support those affected by dementia

Engineer from Glasgow on mission to make swimming inclusive

Engineer from Glasgow on mission to make swimming inclusive

05 Nov 2019

Ellen Harper handpicked for her work making swimming pools accessible to all

British engineers inspire new generation by focusing on nation’s health and wellbeing

British engineers inspire new generation by focusing on nation’s health and wellbeing

04 Nov 2019

Engineers are key to helping the nation keep healthy and well - from helping find cures for cancer and keeping people safe at sea to helping dementia patients.

Engineer from Aberystwyth on mission to save lives

Engineer from Aberystwyth on mission to save lives

04 Nov 2019

Rhodri Lewis chosen as one of the five Engineers On A Mission for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2019

New Robotics Challenge to focus on the environment

New Robotics Challenge to focus on the environment

30 Oct 2019

Over 550 schools are set to take part in this year’s Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge

Volunteer at The Big Bang Fair 2020

Volunteer at The Big Bang Fair 2020

29 Oct 2019

Volunteer at The Big Bang Fair 2020 and help inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers!

Snack to the future

Snack to the future

08 Oct 2019

Pizzas of 2069 will be made using insect-based flour, mozzarella made from reverse-engineered milk and lab-grown meat.

UK-wide assembly to focus on engineers on a health and wellbeing mission

UK-wide assembly to focus on engineers on a health and wellbeing mission

04 Oct 2019

Hundreds of engineers on a mission are set to star in Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (4-8 November 2019, #TEWeek19)

Be part of the community tackling the big issues in engineering

Be part of the community tackling the big issues in engineering

26 Sep 2019

Want to collaborate to inspire young engineers? By working together, we can deliver greater impact. A Code of Practice is being developed to co-ordinate the UK’s engineering-inspiration programmes.

National STEM champions win European prize

National STEM champions win European prize

26 Sep 2019

Winners of the GSK UK Young Engineers of the Year from Loughborough Schools Foundation in the East Midlands have won an award at a prestigious European science competition - EUCYS (EU Contest for Young Scientists) - held in Sofia, Bulgaria.

New quiz inspires future engineers

New quiz inspires future engineers

24 Sep 2019

'Meet the Future You' quizzes young people on their skills and interests to identify different areas of engineering they might enjoy working in and aims to highlight that engineering is open to everyone.

National STEM champions to compete for European crown

National STEM champions to compete for European crown

12 Sep 2019

The GSK UK Young Engineers and Scientist of the Year will compete to become European young science champions at EUCYS in Sofia, Bulgaria from 13-18 September.

5-minute briefing: The Big Bang Competition

5-minute briefing: The Big Bang Competition

10 Sep 2019

The Big Bang Competition recognises and rewards young people’s science and engineering project work and identifies the GSK UK Young Engineer and GSK UK Young Scientist of the Year. Here Amy Lawrence, who coordinates The Competition, gives her view on what makes it special.

Thousands of young people set to take part in Tomorrow's Engineers Week Big Assembly

Thousands of young people set to take part in Tomorrow's Engineers Week Big Assembly

05 Sep 2019

At the heart of Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2019 will be a “Big Assembly” where around 50,000 young people are expected to take part in the same school assembly at the same time.

Engineers urged to get involved in Tomorrow's Engineers Week

Engineers urged to get involved in Tomorrow's Engineers Week

05 Sep 2019

Now in its seventh year, Tomorrow’s Engineers Week provides a unique opportunity for engineers, employers, universities and schools to showcase how engineers working in all sectors are on a mission to make the world a better place.

5-minute briefing: EngineeringUK

5-minute briefing: EngineeringUK

29 Aug 2019

Dr Hilary Leevers has been in post as Chief Executive of EngineeringUK since January 2019. We caught up with her to find out more about her and her vision for the organisation.

Engineering profession calls for action to secure the UK’s future economy and society

Engineering profession calls for action to secure the UK’s future economy and society

27 Aug 2019

The National Engineering Policy Centre has published a manifesto for a prosperous and secure economy and society, calling on government to work with them to invest in skills, innovation, digital and traditional infrastructure, and clean energy technologies.

Wanted: engineers to share career stories

Wanted: engineers to share career stories

15 Aug 2019

EngineeringUK is on the lookout for early career engineers, engineering technicians or apprentices who are interested in sharing the story of their job and the route that got them started. The career stories will help to inspire the next generation of engineers to consider a role in engineering.

Call for “Real Jobs” Case Studies

Call for “Real Jobs” Case Studies

13 Aug 2019

Tomorrow’s Engineers is asking early career engineers, technicians and engineering apprentices to tell the story of their job

5-minute briefing: Engineering Brand Monitor

5-minute briefing: Engineering Brand Monitor

08 Aug 2019

New Research department team member Luke Armitage, Senior Research Analyst, tells us about his work.

International Award for UK’s Young Engineer Champions

International Award for UK’s Young Engineer Champions

05 Aug 2019

Winners of the GSK UK Young Engineers of the Year have won a silver award at an international science competition in China.

Sounds a good idea!

Sounds a good idea!

23 Jul 2019

The Association of Noise Consultants (ANC) is asking acoustics engineers to enter videos to a new challenge to encourage young people into STEM.

GSK host winners of The Big Bang Competition at their HQ to learn about the science and engineering behind healthcare

GSK host winners of The Big Bang Competition at their HQ to learn about the science and engineering behind healthcare

23 Jul 2019

Three winners of the top prizes in The Big Bang Competition 2019 have just completed work experience at GSK’s headquarters in Ware, where they got a taste of what it’s like to work in a global healthcare company and received an Industrial Cadet Award.

National Young Engineer Champions to Compete in China

National Young Engineer Champions to Compete in China

23 Jul 2019

The winners of the GSK UK Young Engineers of the Year will be competing in one of the biggest international science competitions in China.

Robotics teacher award

Robotics teacher award

16 Jul 2019

On 26 and 27 June, 6 teachers from schools across the UK took part in 2 inspiring days at Cambridge University.

Engineers on a mission set to be focus of Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2019

Engineers on a mission set to be focus of Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2019

10 Jul 2019

Initial plans for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week 2019 (4-8 November 2019, #TEWeek19) have been announced, focusing on the impact engineers make on the nation’s health and wellbeing.

5-minute briefing: Big Bang Near Me

5-minute briefing: Big Bang Near Me

08 Jul 2019

Arran Goodchild, who manages the Big Bang Near Me, a UK-wide programme of events that distil the wonder, interactivity and inspiration of the UK Fair to showcase STEM careers to even more young people nationwide, gives his view on what makes it special.

New summary highlights key facts and figures for Engineering UK report

New summary highlights key facts and figures for Engineering UK report

27 Jun 2019

A summary document that pulls together all the new 2019 data for the State of Engineering report has been brought together for the first time.

Bright ideas for future energy

Bright ideas for future energy

21 Jun 2019

An innovative approach to generating energy has seen a team from Atrium Studio School, Newton Abbot, crowned National Champions of The Bright Ideas Challenge.

Outstanding volunteers recognised by EngineeringUK

Outstanding volunteers recognised by EngineeringUK

07 Jun 2019

Over 40 inspirational volunteers were recognised at a celebratory annual awards ceremony at the IET Birmingham: Austin Court as part of Volunteers Week 2019.

Engineers remain on UK skills shortage list

Engineers remain on UK skills shortage list

30 May 2019

Following a review by the Migration Advisory Committee, a range of engineering roles have been included in the recommended Shortage Occupation List (SOL).

New careers guide for STEM professionals to inspire tomorrow's engineers

New careers guide for STEM professionals to inspire tomorrow's engineers

20 May 2019

'Getting the message across' is a top tips guide for anyone who provides engineering outreach activities in schools.

EngineeringUK welcomes new partnership to address the STEM skills gap

EngineeringUK welcomes new partnership to address the STEM skills gap

14 May 2019

A new partnership that aims to provide coordinated action to inspire more young people – in particular more girls – to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) has been launched.

Top tips for inspiring young people to choose engineering as a career

Top tips for inspiring young people to choose engineering as a career

29 Apr 2019

EngineeringUK has released a new guide to help school ambassadors to deliver exciting activities and help encourage young people to consider engineering as a career choice.

Big Bang Fair 2019 Highlights

Big Bang Fair 2019 Highlights

29 Mar 2019

The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair 2019 welcomed 80,000 people, including more than 62,000 young people over its 4 days earlier this month.

21st century engineering wonders revealed

21st century engineering wonders revealed

27 Mar 2019

The This is Engineering campaign has worked with young engineers to identify 7 wonders of modern engineering.

Students Master Robots To Win Prestigious UK Competition

Students Master Robots To Win Prestigious UK Competition

19 Mar 2019

The winning team from Torquay Academy, Devon competed against hundreds of other students across the country to vie for the top prize.

GSK UK Young Scientist & GSK UK Young Engineers of the Year 2019 announced

GSK UK Young Scientist & GSK UK Young Engineers of the Year 2019 announced

15 Mar 2019

Students from St Mary’s College and Loughborough Schools Foundation take top prizes in The Big Bang Competition

They're swimming in it

They're swimming in it

11 Mar 2019

British synchronised swimmers attempt routine in a pool full of plastic to highlight the challenges facing marine life and the young people looking to STEM to help solve them

5-minute briefing: National Apprenticeship Week 2019

5-minute briefing: National Apprenticeship Week 2019

04 Mar 2019

Jessica Wright, EngineeringUK Finance Apprentice talks about her experience to mark National Apprenticeship Week 2019.

Request for survey participation

Request for survey participation

22 Feb 2019

We would like to invite all young people aged 15-17 studying in England to take part in our survey.

New data resources released

New data resources released

19 Feb 2019

We have launched a new data resource that describes how engineering impacts UK society – from the economic contribution of engineering to the composition of its workforce.

Jacobs partners with Women in Nuclear UK to advance gender equality

Jacobs partners with Women in Nuclear UK to advance gender equality

14 Feb 2019

Jacobs is partnering with Women in Nuclear (WiN) UK to strengthen inclusion, diversity and gender equality in the sector.

Inquiry into employer support for youth employment

Inquiry into employer support for youth employment

14 Feb 2019

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Youth Employment is currently undertaking an inquiry into employer support for youth employment.

EngineeringUK welcomes new skills review

EngineeringUK welcomes new skills review

30 Jan 2019

Engineering Skills for the Future - the 2013 Perkins review revisited, argues the UK education system cannot produce enough engineers to support the economy

AI think it's all over

AI think it's all over

23 Jan 2019

Non-league Wingate & Finchley FC employs AI football coach to inspire kids through STEM