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24th April 2024
Concerns for future as girls turn away from STEM

EngineeringUK, with support from Wellcome have found that girls are turning away from STEM, particularly science and engineering.

6th February 2024
Introducing the VIP judges for The Big Bang Competition

The Big Bang Competition, celebrated as the premier annual event for science, engineering, and technology among young individuals in the UK, has announced its panel of VIP judges for the 2023/24 session.

Women in Tech
18th January 2024
Organisations uniting to inspire a diverse engineering and technology workforce

The Tomorrow’s Engineers Code is celebrating an important milestone – the community now has over 300 members dedicated to increasing the diversity and number of young people entering engineering and technology careers.

7th December 2023
Review: STEM clubs boost engineering career aspirations

EngineeringUK has released a new report which brings together the available evidence on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and maths) clubs and their ability to increase students’ aspirations for engineering and technology careers.

9th November 2023
Climate schools programme to inspire next generation of engineers

In alignment with Green Careers Week and Tomorrow's Engineers Week, EngineeringUK has unveiled a pilot scheme for educational institutions.

6th November 2023
Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2023 day one

Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2023 (6 to 10 November 2023) started today, initiating a week dedicated to celebrating engineering and technology vocations with the aim to enthuse and guide future talent.

News & Analysis
18th September 2023
EngineeringUK’s 5-year strategy enables engineering and tech to thrive

Not-for-profit EngineeringUK has announced it’s entering a new strategy period – which will set the direction of the organisation over the next 5 years.

23rd June 2023
Teenage girl scoops UK young engineer of the year award with sign language interpretation device

Winners of the prestigious Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition have been announced at an awards ceremony at The Big Bang Fair.

Women in Tech
23rd June 2023
New review published on interventions to increase girls’ aspirations for engineering and tech careers

As the sector gears up to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day (23 June), EngineeringUK has released a new report which brings together the available evidence on interventions that aim to increase girls’ aspirations for engineering and technology careers.

8th June 2023
The Big Bang Fair, inspiring more young people into STEM careers

With just two weeks to go, excitement is building for the return of the popular Big Bang Fair  –  the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) for young people in the UK.

15th May 2023
Maddie Dinwoodie to join EngineeringUK

EngineeringUK has announced that Maddie Dinwoodie will join as Director of Engagement Programmes in the summer.

6th March 2023
Inspire the next generation of engineers this National Careers Week

To celebrate National Careers Week (6th to 11th March), EngineeringUK is launching a new careers resource designed to help entice young people into STEM careers.

News & Analysis
15th February 2023
115,000 more girls need to study maths or physics A levels to bridge gender gap in engineering

A new research report, released today by charity EngineeringUK, reveals the staggering increase needed in the number of girls studying maths and/or physics at A level, in order to reach equal numbers of male and female students studying engineering and technology degrees.

25th January 2023
Rebecca Rawle to join EngineeringUK as Director of Business Development and Partnerships

Rebecca Rawle is set to join EngineeringUK next month from ActionAid UK, where she is currently Deputy Director of Fundraising and part of the UK Leadership team.

3rd November 2022
Industry urged to showcase engineering during Tomorrow’s Engineers Week

Employers and engineers are being asked to flood social media with positive images, stories and messages about engineering careers to show young people the real face of engineering.

31st October 2022
The Big Bang Competition: calling inspiring young innovators

Engineering UK announces that The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition has opened for entries in 2023. Young people across the UK are being invited to think big, challenge facts, ask questions and invent solutions by entering a project into The Big Bang Competition.

Women in Tech
3rd March 2022
The number of women working in engineering is increasing

New research from EngineeringUK has shown that 16.5% of those working in engineering are female, compared to 10.5% as reported in 2010.

10th November 2021
Energy & Utility Skills partner to build future workforce

The Code brings employers together to inspire a diverse engineering workforce. Energy & Utility Skills, EngineeringUK, and SSE have released a video to promote the benefits of signing up to The Code to industry employers.

8th November 2021
British engineers helping to achieve Net Zero

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week has kicked off with a series of films showcasing the engineers that are at the heart of solutions to achieve net zero by 2050.

Events News
28th October 2021
Tomorrow’s Engineers Code: one year on

As we celebrate the first anniversary of the Tomorrow’s Engineers Code, 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.

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