With our first students starting in just 33 months, we need to recruit as many companies as possible to work with us to provide, among other things, problems to be used in teaching and 6-12 month internships. We would welcome volunteers to join our 16 strong team of Business Ambassadors – largely current and retired … Continue reading Can you work with us?
In September, by kind permission of Mrs Monique Heijn, we hosted a garden party to raise awareness of the project among business and community leaders in Herefordshire. The sun shone and 130 guests enjoyed delicious food produced by regimental chefs, music from local bands and choirs and saw at first hand some of the most … Continue reading Spreading the Word
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!
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
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
We are fortunate to have the support of many of the country’s and county’s leading businesses and many well-known ‘names’ in the world of business. However, we were particularly delighted that Norm Augustine made a ‘flying’ visit to support NMiTE. On a whistle stop tour, Norm delivered a lecture at the University of Warwick, hot-footed … Continue reading Norm Augustine Visit
In the last six weeks, the following companies have joined a growing list of NMiTE supporters. A big thank you to all for your support and enthusiasm. ETL Systems Ltd – who will also be principal sponsors of the NMiTE Ignite curriculum workshop. ABT Loadmac Ltd Arctic Circle Ltd Bathgate Flooring Ltd Brightwells Ltd EMS … Continue reading Welcome to more Founders’ Fund members…
The New Model In Technology & Engineering has heavyweight support across the board, but we are particularly delighted that Russell Group Universities, Bristol and Warwick will be our partners. They, along with Olin College in America, will be instrumental in the success of the project. Sir Eric Thomas, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bristol, said: … Continue reading The Academic Supporters