A recent seminar at the University of Warwick on the future of Higher Education proved to us, once again, that our model is ‘on the money’. The firm view was that Higher Education is becoming more democratised and consumer led. The curriculum will be increasingly collaborative and with a heightened emphasis on experiential learning. There … Continue reading The Future of Higher Education
Earlier this month, Hereford Sixth Form College held a ‘Futures Day’ which was aimed at their students just coming to the end of their first year at the College and considering their career options. There were many outside speakers and among them was our own Tony Martin. Tony participated in two Q and A sessions … Continue reading Futures Day at Hereford Sixth Form College
Earlier this month, we were honoured to be included at a top level Engineering Education workshop held in London organised by the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Mechanical Engineers. The event sought to unlock what needs to be done to enhance the numbers (particularly of women) and quality of young people studying … Continue reading NMiTE at Big Ideas
Madley-based ETL Systems Ltd, a global leader in satellite and radio-frequency communications technology, has made a £50,000 donation to the Founders’ Fund for NMiTE. Commenting on their generous support, managing director Ian Hilditch said: “We see the establishment of a specialist technology and engineering university here in Hereford as vital to the growing number of … Continue reading Five figure donation from ETL Systems
The first three days of July promise to be very exciting as NMiTE hosts a workshop at the University of Warwick, sponsored by ETL Systems, to design and create a new curriculum and teaching approach for engineering in the UK. It is time for the talking to stop and plans to be actively drawn up. … Continue reading Workshop to create a new curriculum
Excitement is mounting amongst those of us involved in the pioneering New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE), Hereford’s future university. Early July marks a major milestone in our plans to revolutionise engineering education in the UK, with the gathering together of some of today’s great engineering minds for a three-day workshop, NMiTE Ignite. Around … Continue reading Hereford Times Talking Point – June 2015
From its inception, Herefordshire’s New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE) has set out to be at the global vanguard of teaching methodologies, developing approaches that define the engineer of the future. The student-centred, open learning approach to teaching at NMiTE will incorporate all aspects of the engineering design and innovation process as well as … Continue reading Hereford Times Talking Point – May 2015
The current issue of The Engineer has an in-depth feature on NMiTE. Click here to read the full article.
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?