Category Archives: Education

Camelot Provides Leadership Model

Taken from The Times Higher Education website. Dated 26.06.17 President of proposed new engineering institution wants to use egalitarian management ethos of King Arthur ahead of its launch in 2020. Could King Arthur’s legendary round table provide the secret to university leadership? The head of what will be the UK’s first “greenfield” university in 40 … Continue reading Camelot Provides Leadership Model

College-level project-based learning gains popularity

Taken from Physics Today. Dated 06.17 When Haley Jane Hancock enrolled at Quest University Canada, she planned to focus on creative writing. But she switched to physics after taking “Energy and Matter,” a required first-semester course. Students were challenged to independently devise methods to measure the speed of sound and to show that energy is … Continue reading College-level project-based learning gains popularity

World’s most radical engineering degree prospectus unveiled for discussion with public

Taken from Electrical Engineering, 15th September 2016 The New Model in Technology & Engineering (NMITE), Britain’s first new ‘greenfield’ university in 40 years, has unveiled its outline curriculum. It is now inviting comments from engineers, students, academics, teachers, employers and all those with an interest in getting more people into professional engineering. NMITE, launched in 2015 with … Continue reading World’s most radical engineering degree prospectus unveiled for discussion with public

NMiTE reveals engineering degree curriculum

Taken from The Chemical Engineer, 8th September 2016 NMiTE reveals engineering degree curriculum “World’s most radical” institute opens consultation by Chris Taylor THE UK’s first new “greenfield” university in 40 years has unveiled its outline curriculum and is inviting engineers, students, academics, and employers to comment before its campus opens to students. Launched in 2015, New … Continue reading NMiTE reveals engineering degree curriculum

New-style university aiming to break fresh ground with its teaching methods

Taken from The Shropshire Star, 7th September 2016 A new university south of the Shropshire border is claiming to break fresh ground with its teaching methods. It intends to abandon lectures and teach students in project teams of no more than 30. It will abandon the traditional structure of university terms, dividing its course into 13 three-week … Continue reading New-style university aiming to break fresh ground with its teaching methods

New engineering university unveils curriculum

Taken from The Student Engineer and The Engineer, 6th September 2016 The New Model in Technology & Engineering (NMiTE), a brand new university with a focus on practical engineering skills, has revealed its curriculum outline ahead of a planned opening in September 2019. Set to be the UK’s first ‘greenfield’ university in 40 years, NMiTE … Continue reading New engineering university unveils curriculum

Innovative new curriculum revealed for Hereford’s university

Article appearing in both the Ludlow & Tenbury Wells Advertiser and the Hereford Times. Dated 05.09.16 An innovative new course proposed for Hereford’s university has been revealed which aims to attract a broader range of students and more women. The New Model in Technology & Engineering (NMiTE) has unveiled its outline curriculum for when it opens … Continue reading Innovative new curriculum revealed for Hereford’s university

New University to abandon lectures and charge £12,000

The Times – Lead article dated 05.09.16  – written by Greg Hurst, Education Editor A new university specialising in engineering intends to abandon lectures and teach students in project teams of no more than 30. It will abandon the traditional structure of university terms, dividing its course into 13 three-week blocks during which students will be … Continue reading New University to abandon lectures and charge £12,000

New university will bring innovatory teaching methods

Taken from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Dated 31.08.16 The university plans to start building its campus early next year and launch with its first cohort of 300 students in 2019 The UK’s first new ‘greenfield’ university to be built for 40 years will specialise in teaching engineering and technology, and is expected to be … Continue reading New university will bring innovatory teaching methods