Category Archives: News

Our Curriculum

Following the success of the Ignite workshop sponsored by ETL Systems and hosted at Warwick University in July, the curriculum group is developing NMiTE’s approach to delivering the Liberal Engineering equivalent of an MEng degree in three 46-week academic years.  The team has recently been joined by Dr Helen Rogers, formerly a senior research associate … Continue reading Our Curriculum

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

Hereford Times Talking Point – November 2015

I have recently been reminded of the phrase “strength in numbers”. More than three years ago, the team behind the New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE) set out to grapple with some of Herefordshire’s greatest challenges – how to attract, retain and skill up vital talent, enhance employment opportunities, support the growth of our … Continue reading Hereford Times Talking Point – November 2015

Planning to Deliver the ‘New’ Engineer for Britain

If demonstrable proof of high level support were needed for our project, we got it recently in spades at the University of Warwick.  Senior engineers from Airbus, JCB, Heineken, Thales, National Instruments and, more locally, Cargill, QinetiQ, Arctic Circle and S & A Produce, joined us for a three day ‘brainstorming’ session. The three day … Continue reading Planning to Deliver the ‘New’ Engineer for Britain