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New engineering university unveils curriculum

Taken from The Student Engineer and The Engineer, 6th September 2016 The New Model in Technology & Engineering (NMiTE), a brand new university with a focus on practical engineering skills, has revealed its curriculum outline ahead of a planned opening in September 2019. Set to be the UK’s first ‘greenfield’ university in 40 years, NMiTE … Continue reading New engineering university unveils curriculum

Innovative new curriculum revealed for Hereford’s university

Article appearing in both the Ludlow & Tenbury Wells Advertiser and the Hereford Times. Dated 05.09.16 An innovative new course proposed for Hereford’s university has been revealed which aims to attract a broader range of students and more women. The New Model in Technology & Engineering (NMiTE) has unveiled its outline curriculum for when it opens … Continue reading Innovative new curriculum revealed for Hereford’s university

New University to abandon lectures and charge £12,000

The Times – Lead article dated 05.09.16  – written by Greg Hurst, Education Editor A new university specialising in engineering intends to abandon lectures and teach students in project teams of no more than 30. It will abandon the traditional structure of university terms, dividing its course into 13 three-week blocks during which students will be … Continue reading New University to abandon lectures and charge £12,000

New university will bring innovatory teaching methods

Taken from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Dated 31.08.16 The university plans to start building its campus early next year and launch with its first cohort of 300 students in 2019 The UK’s first new ‘greenfield’ university to be built for 40 years will specialise in teaching engineering and technology, and is expected to be … Continue reading New university will bring innovatory teaching methods

‘New Hereford university aims for fast-track engineering degrees’ – Times Educational

A new condensed master’s will be offered by NMITE among other curriculum innovations. No research, no degree classifications, no faculty titles – it’s clear that the new technology university planned for Hereford intends to do things differently. “None of these ideas are new as they already happen somewhere around the world, but we will be … Continue reading ‘New Hereford university aims for fast-track engineering degrees’ – Times Educational

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

The Woman Engineer – Summer 2016

Article featured in The Woman Engineer – Summer 2016 Abandoning an obsession for maths and science “Engineering schools can be passion-killers. Talented young people arrive with burning ambition, inquisitive minds and a determination to change the world for the better. All too often that is sucked out of them within weeks. Some institutions take pride in … Continue reading The Woman Engineer – Summer 2016

University Business Magazine: UK’s first new ‘greenfield’ uni wins Heineken support

Taken from the University Business Magazine, July 18th 2016 The New Model In Technology & Engineering (NMITE), Britain’s first new ‘greenfield’ university in 40 years, is delighted to announce a £50,000 donation from HEINEKEN, Britain’s leading cider, beer and pub business. The donation is the first NMITE Corporate Partnership donation, and reflects the momentum that has built … Continue reading University Business Magazine: UK’s first new ‘greenfield’ uni wins Heineken support

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