The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) welcomed its six Arkwright Engineering Scholars and their parents to their Northampton HQ this month, to provide an introduction to the world of non-destructive testing (NDT).
Arkwright Scholars were recently welcomed to Bletchley Park to learn about radio communications.
The publishing company Harper Collins is offering a discount deal on the new edition of Collins ‘The Times Good University Guide’ specifically for Arkwright Engineering Scholars and Arkwright’s 1000 affiliated secondary schools and colleges.
The RAF Youth Engagement Team put a group of 30 Arkwright Scholars through their paces at a three-day residential visit to RAF College Cranwell and RAF Coningsby during February half-term.
The Arkwright Scholarships Trust was showcased to the Building Services world at the CIBSE Building Performance Awards on 7th February when not only did Arkwright CEO Dr Martin Thomas present the Award to the winner of the "Building Performance Training Programme" category, but also two alumni won awards as part of industry teams.
The House of Commons Science & Technology Committee is currently conducting an enquiry into ways to close the STEM skills gap . The Arkwright Scholarships Trust has responded with evidence from its 25 years of experience working with schools and a diversity of funders to close the skills gap in relation to future leaders of the engineering profession.