Category Archives: Talking Points

TALKING POINT – AUGUST 8TH 2017

Global academics have teamed up with industry partners to ensure that Herefordshire’s new engineering university provides students with an exceptional learning experience. When our first 300 students join in Autumn 2020 they’ll embark on a fast-track programme that delivers high value and an engineering education like no other …here are just some features that set … Continue reading TALKING POINT – AUGUST 8TH 2017

TALKING POINT – JUNE 22nd 2017

July 1 will be a defining moment for NMiTE.  It’s the date when the globally-recognised academic leader and engineering education reformer Professsor Janusz Kozinski takes up his role as the university project’s inaugural President and Chief Executive. Professor Kozinski has already grappled with the challenges inherent in successfully developing and delivering a trailblazing approach to … Continue reading TALKING POINT – JUNE 22nd 2017

TALKING POINT – 18th JUNE 2017

One of the things that differentiates the innovative engineering degree course developed by Herefordshire’s New Model in Technology & Engineering (NMiTE) is the way it will provide students with ‘real world’ learning experiences – they’ll learn by solving problems and undertaking projects as well as by completing a six-month industrial placement. Engineering employers have helped … Continue reading TALKING POINT – 18th JUNE 2017

TALKING POINT – JANUARY 26TH 2017

One of the things that differentiates the innovative engineering degree course developed by Herefordshire’s New Model in Technology & Engineering (NMiTE) is the way it will provide students with ‘real world’ learning experiences – they’ll learn by solving problems and undertaking projects as well as by completing a six-month industrial placement. Engineering employers have helped … Continue reading TALKING POINT – JANUARY 26TH 2017

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

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

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