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Lord Kenneth Baker visits WMG Academy for Young Engineers

Lord Kenneth Baker, Baron of Dorking, British politician, former Conservative Member of Parliament and cabinet minister visited the WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Solihull on Tuesday 15 November to show his support for the work of the University Technical College.

Thu 17 Nov 2016, 10:47 | Tags: WMG Academy, WMG, Community and region

Star casting announced for Against Prejudice event at Belgrade Theatre

Royal Shakespeare Company actor Ray Fearon is to star in an event honouring the remarkable achievements of the African-American actor Ira Aldridge this week at the Belgrade Theatre in Coventry.

Thu 17 Nov 2016, 10:46 | Tags: Arts, Community and region, Theatre

University announces further funding for Leamington Street Marshals

The University of Warwick has announced it will continue to fund the Leamington Street Marshals for a further five years.


WMG gets budding engineers in Coventry primary school revved up about a life in engineering

Local budding engineers from a Coventry’s Howes Primary School will be working alongside researchers from WMG, at the University of Warwick, to get a taste of what a career in engineering is really like by building and racing their own electric vehicles.

Fri 11 Nov 2016, 14:40 | Tags: WMG, Community and region, Engineering, Community

University of Warwick public sculpture wins prestigious Marsh Award

A sculpture on the University of Warwick campus by one of Britain’s greatest living artists has been awarded the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association’s (PMSA) Marsh Award for excellence in public sculpture 2016.

Fri 11 Nov 2016, 14:35 | Tags: Arts, Community and region, Art

Jaguar Land Rover presents fastest ever selling Jaguar to new engineering focused Academy

The new WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Solihull opened its doors to its first pupils on Wednesday 7th of September. However, it had to open those doors a little bit wider when Jaguar Land Rover provided the Academy with their very own Jaguar F-Pace car.

Mon 19 Sep 2016, 09:20 | Tags: WMG Academy, Jaguar Land Rover, Community and region

Margot James, MP visits WMG

Professor Lord Bhattacharyya was pleased to welcome Margot James MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Corporate, BEIS, to WMG on the 1 September.


Apprentice success for 35 students from the WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Coventry

As the first cohort of students from the WMG Academy for Young Engineers, in Coventry, complete their studies, 35 students have already secured apprenticeships and jobs in industry.
Mon 01 Aug 2016, 16:25 | Tags: WMG Academy, WMG, Community and region, Business, Education, Engineering

Warwick Crop Centre Joins Historic Tractor Parade

Staff and students from the University of Warwick Crop Centre took part in the ‘70 tractors for 70 years’ Massey Ferguson procession organised by Coventry Transport Museum on Saturday 30 July.

Mon 01 Aug 2016, 09:09 | Tags: Event, Community and region, Campus Life, Community

Warwick expertise used to explore the ‘average human’

Research by two University of Warwick academics is being used to explain to the public how human bodies work.


Coventry and Warwickshire Local Government leaders and Universities call for strong Midlands Voice in EU negotiations

Coventry and Warwickshire local government leaders, and the city and county’s two universities, are united in their resolve that the concerns, interests, and indeed opportunities for growth in region must have their voice heard in any forthcoming negotiations following the recent EU referendum.

Fri 01 Jul 2016, 16:11 | Tags: Students, Community and region, International

Innovative new systems set to increase company’s efficiency

WMG, at of the University of Warwick, has developed pioneering new systems that have resulted in productivity gains for Autins Group. Autins, who are based in Rugby, are specialists in the design and manufacture of state-of-the-art noise reduction and heat management systems, in particular for the automotive industry.

Fri 10 Jun 2016, 11:13 | Tags: WMG, Community and region, Business

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