Birming City University win EWB Challenge 2015

Birmingham City University were crowned winners of the EWB Challenge 2015 with their water harvesting system design that helps with the collection of water during the dry season. The winning team included Athos Roman, Shamul Hoque, Giovanni Forioni Baragai and Suhayb Manzoor. The EWB Challenge Finals  2015 were held at Nottingham Trent University on Tuesday 9th June.

We are looking for a self-motivated, creative and proactive person to join our staff team and assist the effective delivery of our operational programmes. In particular we are looking for someone with experience in administration who is looking for an opportunity to develop their skills creatively within an organisation that is working in international development and education within the engineering sector.

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Training

Our international placements volunteers joined us at our new offices for their pre-departure training from 19th - 20th June. With over 50 volunteers in attendance, training sessions included security, fundraising through to project management. External facilitators also joined us from our corporate partners Newton Consulting and Arup.

Clare Farm Training Course 2006

An exciting opportunity to volunteer within the Member Led Partnerships team, in Engineers Without Borders UK.  The role involves training, supporting and enabling University branches wanting to partake in International Development Projects.  It's a great chance to develop management and mentoring skills as well gain experiencing supporting student volunteers across the country in a young, expanding program.  For more information and a role description please contact Milly Hennayake (

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.