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Universities are increasingly important to our economic prosperity – that’s why we’re helping fund a new university for engineering

  Jo Johnson in The Telegraph Education on Thursday 26th October 2017 The global reputation of the UK’s university system, evident in the league tables, is one of the pillars of our economy. A new report from UUK earlier this month found that universities generate nearly £100bn for the economy each year, supporting 940,000 jobs. We cannot take this … Continue reading Universities are increasingly important to our economic prosperity – that’s why we’re helping fund a new university for engineering

Britain’s new engineering university names first President

NMiTE, Britain’s new engineering university, has appointed Professor Janusz Kozinski as its inaugural President and Chief Executive. Kozinski has wide experience as an international academic leader and entrepreneur. Most recently he orchestrated the creation of the Lassonde School of Engineering in Toronto, Canada. “This is perhaps the brightest and the boldest academic start up in … Continue reading Britain’s new engineering university names first President

NMiTE at UCL

Prof Kel Fidler – a key member of NMiTE’s curriculum team – and Karen Usher were the key speakers at the second “Conversation” organized by UCL’s Centre for Engineering Education.  Hosted at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in London, late last month, before an audience of 50 engineering practitioners and academics the NMiTE team presented … Continue reading NMiTE at UCL

Government pledges support for NMiTE

George Osborne’s autumn statement and spending review contained the news we have all been working towards – Government support will be provided to secure launch funding to create NMiTE.    A new university here in Herefordshire, focussing on engineering, is closer than it has ever been. Subject to relevant approvals, the New Model in Technology … Continue reading Government pledges support for NMiTE