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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

‘New Hereford university aims for fast-track engineering degrees’ – Times Educational

A new condensed master’s will be offered by NMITE among other curriculum innovations. No research, no degree classifications, no faculty titles – it’s clear that the new technology university planned for Hereford intends to do things differently. “None of these ideas are new as they already happen somewhere around the world, but we will be … Continue reading ‘New Hereford university aims for fast-track engineering degrees’ – Times Educational

HEREFORD TIMES TALKING POINT – AUGUST 2016

Masterminding a different way to educate a new generation of engineers can’t be done in a vacuum! So NMiTE (Herefordshire’s new engineering university) has adopted a rigorous approach to working with schools, students and the engineering industry to make sure our curriculum delivers world-class, employment-ready graduates. Now we’ve reached the stage of testing our proposition … Continue reading HEREFORD TIMES TALKING POINT – AUGUST 2016

The Woman Engineer – Summer 2016

Article featured in The Woman Engineer – Summer 2016 Abandoning an obsession for maths and science “Engineering schools can be passion-killers. Talented young people arrive with burning ambition, inquisitive minds and a determination to change the world for the better. All too often that is sucked out of them within weeks. Some institutions take pride in … Continue reading The Woman Engineer – Summer 2016

University Business Magazine: UK’s first new ‘greenfield’ uni wins Heineken support

Taken from the University Business Magazine, July 18th 2016 The New Model In Technology & Engineering (NMITE), Britain’s first new ‘greenfield’ university in 40 years, is delighted to announce a £50,000 donation from HEINEKEN, Britain’s leading cider, beer and pub business. The donation is the first NMITE Corporate Partnership donation, and reflects the momentum that has built … Continue reading University Business Magazine: UK’s first new ‘greenfield’ uni wins Heineken support

Hereford Times Talking Point – July 2016

Just over halfway through the year, there is still much to say about just how different Herefordshire’s new engineering university (NMiTE) is daring to be. We need to be prepared to break the mould in order to make a difference to Herefordshire’s economy; to UK engineering businesses; to the UK’s supply of engineering graduates; to … Continue reading Hereford Times Talking Point – July 2016

Support for Britain’s new ‘greenfield’ university

The New Model In Technology & Engineering (www.nmite.org.uk), Britain’s first new ‘greenfield’ university in 40 years, has received a £50,000 donation from Heineken. The donation is the first NMITE Corporate Partnership donation, and reflects the momentum that has built behind the project, which is currently going through the Treasury Green Book process to enable it to … Continue reading Support for Britain’s new ‘greenfield’ university

Business Direction – July 2016

The July edition of Business Direction, produced by the Chamber of Commerce features the following article: UNIVERSITY WILL CHANGE THE CULTURE OF ENGINEERING TRAINING Another institution promising to radically reshape the way we develop talent will be Hereford University’s NMiTE (New Model in Technology and Engineering), which is due to open in 2019. NMiTE, Britain’s first … Continue reading Business Direction – July 2016

Herefordshire Council set to pledge 300k of support to NMiTE

HEREFORDSHIRE Council looks set to pledge £300,000 of public money to the development of the new university. This Friday leader of the council, Tony Johnson, will recommend that the full council approve a loan to the New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE). In his role as cabinet member of corporate strategy and finance he … Continue reading Herefordshire Council set to pledge 300k of support to NMiTE

Hereford Times Talking Point – June 2016

Developing NMiTE as an independent university (one of only a handful in the UK) brings enormous freedom to carve out a new way forward for engineering education but also massive challenges, not least, how to fund design, development and deliver largely in the absence of Government subsidies. The mainly Herefordshire-based engineering businesses supporting the county’s … Continue reading Hereford Times Talking Point – June 2016