There are more than 1.2 billion people living on under £1 per day.  This year, Engineers Without Borders UK is part of Live Below the Line, a national campaign to raise awareness of extreme poverty.

Applications are open for the International Training Courses to take place in the summer of 2015! These courses are a great introduction to intenational development.  Apply before the March and May deadlines, and don't miss out on CSE Early Birds discount.

The EWB Strathclyde branch held a regional conference for Scotland and Northern Ireland between the 27th February and the 1st March 2015. The event successfully brought together students from EWB’s branches in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Belfast and Strathclyde, who discussed their work and brainstormed different issues.

March has been a busy month for the Outreach team who have been running stands and activities at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham and at the Raspberry Pi Competition at the Science Museum in London.

On Monday, 23rd February the president of Engineers Without Borders UK's (EWB-UK) Bristol University branch, Conor McGlacken, fought off tough competition from students across the UK to win the 2015 Student Volunteer of the Year Award, as part of the annual Student Volunteering Week celebrations in the House of Commons.

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