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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

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

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

Triple wins for students from WMG Academy for Young Engineers at F1 in Schools National Finals

Students at Coventry’s WMG Academy for Young Engineers won three trophies last week at the F1 in Schools national finals at Silverstone Race Track.

Thu 05 May 2016, 11:33 | Tags: University of Warwick, WMG Academy, WMG, Students, Competition, Awards

Shadow Secretary of State for Education visits WMG Academy for Young Engineers

Lucy Powell MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Education toured WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Coventry yesterday, Tuesday 26th April, on her visit to Coventry.


From teenage school student to doctoral researcher, WMG’s ‘Class of 2016’ to share their year of learning online

WMG at the University of Warwick has launched, the ‘Class of 2016,’ an exciting new initiative to showcase its world-class education programmes, and the opportunities they offer people at any stage of their career.


New WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Solihull receives £1.1m to tool up young engineers

Just as building work on a second WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Chelmsley Wood, Solihull enters an exciting new phase; a £1.1m grant has been confirmed from Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) towards state of the art, industry standard engineering and IT equipment.

Mon 09 Nov 2015, 14:38 | Tags: WMG Academy, WMG, Education, Engineering

Building begins on the new WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Solihull

Work has started on building a second WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Chelmsley Wood, Solihull. Scheduled for completion in July 2016, the new academy is currently taking applications for the first cohort of students to start in September 2016.

Tue 15 Sep 2015, 11:47 | Tags: WMG Academy, WMG, Students, Engineering

Government should use apprenticeship levy to support technical education programmes that boost skills, argues Professor Lord Bhattacharyya

Chairman of WMG at the University of Warwick also says industry must demand programmes that are “built on real business need”

Thu 30 Jul 2015, 10:25 | Tags: University of Warwick, WMG Academy, Skills, WMG, Politics

WMG Academy Young Engineers are given the tools to succeed

The WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Coventry has received a Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) on loan from WMG, at the University of Warwick. The machine will assist students with verification and measurement when producing parts, ensuring they are trained in the most efficient industrial processes and with the same equipment used by world leading manufacturing companies.

Thu 23 Jul 2015, 12:17 | Tags: WMG Academy, WMG, Students, Engineering

Official Opening of the WMG Academy for Young Engineers by Ratan Tata, Emeritus Chairman of the Tata Group

Mr Ratan Tata GBE, Chairman of Tata Trusts and Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons today officially opened the WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Coventry.

Tue 03 Feb 2015, 15:20 | Tags: WMG Academy

Local Students Debate their way to Westminster

Four students from the WMG Academy for Young Engineers, based in Coventry, enjoyed a trip to Westminster last week to watch Prime Minister’s Questions in the House of Commons.

Mon 01 Dec 2014, 10:17 | Tags: WMG Academy, WMG