To encourage more students to pursue engineering as a career, Renishaw is hosting a webinar for school children and parents as part of This is Engineering Day on 4th November. In support of the day, created by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng), the webinar will give students and their parents the opportunity to find out more about the opportunities in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers, hear from some of Renishaw’s younger engineers about their career journey and have the opportunity to ask questions in an interactive Q&A session.
The theme of this years’ This is Engineering Day is #BeTheDifference. The webinar, aimed at students in Year 10 and above, will focus on changing perceptions of engineering as a career and show how STEM careers can make a real difference in society. Attendees will hear about life-changing projects that Renishaw engineers have worked on, such as the manufacture of ventilators for the NHS to help COVID-19 patients and a drug delivery system to treat Parkinson’s disease.
This is Engineering Day was first launched by the RAEng in 2018 to encourage more young people, from all backgrounds, to consider a career in engineering. RAEng found that 60 per cent of student attendees would consider a career in engineering, compared to just 36 per cent before launch of the campaign.
You can register for the webinar at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/this-is-engineering-day-qa-with-renishaw-engineers-tickets-124061269597.