We are delighted to announce that renowned academic Professor Sir Alan Wilson has joined the Board of Trustees of the Herefordshire Tertiary Education Trust. Sir Alan, former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds was the first Director General for Higher Education in the UK. We are also keen to recruit individuals with national Board level … Continue reading New Trustee… and more needed!
NMiTE has joined forces with Nigel Griffiths, Head of John Kyrle High School and the Hereford Business Board (HBB) led by Frank Myers MBE to roll out a new initiative in Herefordshire. Whitecross, Aylestone, and John Masefield Schools have also agreed to collaborate in the new project. The new Business Forum seeks to develop employers’ … Continue reading New Forum to Link Businesses with Education
Project Co-Leader Karen Usher was invited to join a distinguished panel at the 2015 Annual Conference of the National Council of Women which was held in Cheltenham. Karen spoke of the difficulty in addressing gender equality without doing more harm than good. She pointed out that only nine per cent of the UK’s engineering professionals … Continue reading Speaking Up at the NCW
Business networkers! Please help the university project unlock the economic potential of your county! We need members of the local business community to join forces with the team behind the New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE) and be a part of our exciting plans to establish Herefordshire as an international centre of excellence in … Continue reading Hereford Times Talking Point – October 2015
Did you know The Herefordshire Tertiary Education Trust (HTET) is the charity creating Britain’s newest, engineering only university, the New Model in Technology & Engineering (NMiTE)? NMiTE’s doors are scheduled to open in September 2018 and the Founding President/CEO is due to be in post in April 2016. Over the next three years we will … Continue reading Could you help develop Britain’s newest university?
It seems, now, that each time I sit down to write this regular column, I am able to reflect on a month of increasingly significant progress towards establishing the New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE). These are exciting times as we push forward with our plans to put Herefordshire on the international map as … Continue reading Hereford Times Talking Point – September 2015
Hereford is a city on the up; among the many changes taking place to stimulate its economy and to boost its attractiveness as a place to live and work, there’s the way we’re forging ahead to develop it as an internationally-recognised centre of excellence in educating the engineers of the future. The New Model in … Continue reading Hereford Times Talking Point – August 2015
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