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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

Support for Britain’s new ‘greenfield’ university

The New Model In Technology & Engineering (www.nmite.org.uk), Britain’s first new ‘greenfield’ university in 40 years, has received a £50,000 donation from Heineken. The donation is the first NMITE Corporate Partnership donation, and reflects the momentum that has built behind the project, which is currently going through the Treasury Green Book process to enable it to … Continue reading Support for Britain’s new ‘greenfield’ university

Business Direction – July 2016

The July edition of Business Direction, produced by the Chamber of Commerce features the following article: UNIVERSITY WILL CHANGE THE CULTURE OF ENGINEERING TRAINING Another institution promising to radically reshape the way we develop talent will be Hereford University’s NMiTE (New Model in Technology and Engineering), which is due to open in 2019. NMiTE, Britain’s first … Continue reading Business Direction – July 2016

Herefordshire Council set to pledge 300k of support to NMiTE

HEREFORDSHIRE Council looks set to pledge £300,000 of public money to the development of the new university. This Friday leader of the council, Tony Johnson, will recommend that the full council approve a loan to the New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE). In his role as cabinet member of corporate strategy and finance he … Continue reading Herefordshire Council set to pledge 300k of support to NMiTE

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

NEW HEREFORD UNI TO “SHAKE-UP” REGION

Hereford’s new university is set to “shake-up” an education sector which is looking for a new generation of manufacturing graduates, according to one of the institution’s founders. Karen Usher, who will be one of the panellists on Insider’s Herefordshire Economic Forum next month, outlined to Insider the plans for Nmite: the new university which could … Continue reading NEW HEREFORD UNI TO “SHAKE-UP” REGION

Hereford Times Talking Point – May 2016

We’re bringing together the engineers of today and those of tomorrow to create a future they both want – where employers have an enhanced supply of engineering talent to address the 110,000 annual shortfall and graduates have much better career opportunities. I have already explained how NMiTE (Herefordshire’s new engineering university) is working with employers … Continue reading Hereford Times Talking Point – May 2016

“New universities to deliver choice…” says Jo Johnson MP

On May 16th 2016 Jo Johnson MP, Minister for Universities and Science at the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills announced released the details of his proposed Higher Education and Research Bill. Targeted at providing more opportunity for more young people to access a high-quality university education, the bill targets many elements of higher education … Continue reading “New universities to deliver choice…” says Jo Johnson MP

Hereford Times Talking Point – April 2016

For a long time now, industry has been expressing concern about the employability of today’s UK engineering graduates. We’ve spent the past three years gaining a better understanding of employers’ issues in order to inform the development of a New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE) in Herefordshire. Engineering employers told us things need to … Continue reading Hereford Times Talking Point – April 2016