30 Sep '13, 1pm

£400m fund to boost engineering student numbers – and women in particular #UK

Universities and Science Minister David Willetts said: "Investing in national infrastructure is a key part of this Government's economic strategy. This new funding will provide world class, industry standard facilities and teaching for students. These facilities will also help bridge the gender gap that exists and give more incentives for women to retrain as engineers and to put their skills to great use. "We will also reverse the rules which stop people from getting financial support to retrain in engineering and technology part time. This will ensure the nation has the skills we need to ensure our businesses stay ahead in the global race." The new approach means that anyone wishing to retrain part time in engineering, technology and computer science will now be able to get some tuition support. There has been a 46% increase in the number of girls taking GCSE physics sinc...

Full article: http://www.newelectronics.co.uk/electronics-news/400m-fun...

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