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Rotherwas-based KGD has been named 10th on the list of fastest growing export SME’s companies in the UK by the Sunday Times. KGD employ 100 people and manufacture a range of fluid handling packages primarily for oil and gas offshore facilities around the world. ABT Loadmac in Ross-on-Wye, who have tripled revenue in the last … Continue reading Prestigious Awards for NMiTE Supporters
Some of you may have seen the letter in the Hereford Times from respected columnist Mathew Engel criticising the choice of NMiTE as the name for the new University in Herefordshire. The name was always going to be a challenge – not least because of the words we are not allowed to use – like … Continue reading What is in a Name?
We are fortunate to have the support of many of the country’s and county’s leading businesses and many well-known ‘names’ in the world of business. However, we were particularly delighted that Norm Augustine made a ‘flying’ visit to support NMiTE. On a whistle stop tour, Norm delivered a lecture at the University of Warwick, hot-footed … Continue reading Norm Augustine Visit
We are delighted to be participating at this year’s Hay Festival. Project co-lead, Karen Usher, will be sharing the stage on Sunday May 23rd at 7pm with leading academics to discuss if universities today are fit for purpose. More and more people are going to university than ever before – and many are paying to … Continue reading Taking Centre Stage at the Hay Festival
In the last six weeks, the following companies have joined a growing list of NMiTE supporters. A big thank you to all for your support and enthusiasm. ETL Systems Ltd – who will also be principal sponsors of the NMiTE Ignite curriculum workshop. ABT Loadmac Ltd Arctic Circle Ltd Bathgate Flooring Ltd Brightwells Ltd EMS … Continue reading Welcome to more Founders’ Fund members…
Inspiring students of all ages, boys and girls, to think about and get excited by, a possible career in engineering, is central to the aims of NMiTE. So we are pleased to announce the launch of NMiTE Connect, a dedicated initiative aimed at linking schools and businesses and to support teachers and students in the … Continue reading NMiTE Connecting with Schools
In a recent article in The Economist, Sir James Dyson expressed his concern about being able to recruit 3,000 engineers for his expanding design and production facility in Malmesbury. With Britain producing only 25,000 engineering graduates a year, more than half of British firms that employ engineers and IT staff can’t find the employees they … Continue reading Hereford Times Talking Point – April 2015
Fantastic news! On March 5th we were finally able to confirm what we have been working towards for so long. The University of Warwick, University of Bristol and Olin College of Engineering in the U.S. have joined with us in Herefordshire to develop the New Model in Technology & Engineering. That’s the working name for … Continue reading Hereford Times Talking Point – March 2015
Coming Up The hard work starts now… You may have seen in the Hereford Times that we have been fortunate to secure the presence of Sir Alan Wilson to give a keynote lecture on 12TH March entitled ‘Herefordshire’s future in a world dominated by mega cities’. We will be working closely with schools to … Continue reading Coming Up…