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A student working with Barrowford based lighting manufacturer, acdc, is in line for a top national award as part of his undergraduate gap year.
Dorset student Adrian Schmieder is in line for a top national award as part of his working gap year with international engineering group, Ingimex Ltd.
Bromley student Julia Cole is in line for a top national award as part of her working gap year with one of the world's largest investor-owned power and gas companies, E.ON.
Wokingham student Dan Phillips is in line for a top national award as part of his working gap year with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), part of the Ministry of Defence.
Sussex student James Joy is in line for a top national award as part of his working gap year with Pall Aerospace, an international engineering subsidiary group of the Pall Corporation, the global filtration systems giant.
Barry student Jieying Luo is in line for a top national award as part of her working gap year with international engineering group, Delphi Diesel Systems.
Guildford student Chris Lehrter is in line for a top national award as part of his working gap year with international engineering group, Delphi Diesel Systems.
Hexham student Jamie Whiteley is in line for a top national award as part of his working gap year with international engineering group, Metal Spinners Group UK.
To secure the future skills base for the UK electronics sector, a multi-billion pound industry that employs over 250,000 people, a series of regional challenges is being established to inspire 12-14 year old (KS3) students to study subjects that equip them for careers in the sector.
Though regional "Go4SET" electronics challenges, starting in South West England, partnership reaches out to schools and company mentors
The Midland’s future engineering talent will be on display this week in the largest event of its kind in the UK. 300 students from 66 schools across the East and West Midlands are taking part in the Engineering Education Scheme’s (EES) Celebration Day, showing the results of projects they have been working on with local companies for the past six months.
Working gap year ‘The Year in Industry’ is reporting a big increase in applications after university fee issues pegged back demand last year. The paid gap year, run by education charity EDT, is seeing increases of over 45% in applications from pre-university students, with a core recruitment period still ahead.
Students struggling with their options in the light of their ‘A’ level results have clear advice from a survey of current university students who took a working gap year with ‘The Year in Industry’ programme (YINI).
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Education charity EDT has launched a national award to help recognise the nearly 2000 teachers that make such an important contribution to helping run the EDT programmes each year. EDT programmes engage over 25,000 secondary school students each year in work-related STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) learning programmes across more than 1700 schools.
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A* student Jess Rosethorn was one of the lucky 17 year olds who attended a Headstart course this summer - a top UK University residential programme of engineering and science activities aimed at sixth formers from all over the UK.