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Government pledges support for NMiTE

George Osborne’s autumn statement and spending review contained the news we have all been working towards – Government support will be provided to secure launch funding to create NMiTE.    A new university here in Herefordshire, focussing on engineering, is closer than it has ever been. Subject to relevant approvals, the New Model in Technology … Continue reading Government pledges support for NMiTE

Hereford Times Talking Point – November 2015

I have recently been reminded of the phrase “strength in numbers”. More than three years ago, the team behind the New Model in Technology and Engineering (NMiTE) set out to grapple with some of Herefordshire’s greatest challenges – how to attract, retain and skill up vital talent, enhance employment opportunities, support the growth of our … Continue reading Hereford Times Talking Point – November 2015

Planning to Deliver the ‘New’ Engineer for Britain

If demonstrable proof of high level support were needed for our project, we got it recently in spades at the University of Warwick.  Senior engineers from Airbus, JCB, Heineken, Thales, National Instruments and, more locally, Cargill, QinetiQ, Arctic Circle and S & A Produce, joined us for a three day ‘brainstorming’ session. The three day … Continue reading Planning to Deliver the ‘New’ Engineer for Britain

New Trustee… and more needed!

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!

New Forum to Link Businesses with Education

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

Hereford Times Talking Point – October 2015

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