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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.

Water pump site in Benin

Are you passionate about addressing global issues, with first hand experience of delivering charitable programmes? If so, you could be the perfect person to join us as our International Partnerships Officer.

There is still time to Live Below the Line for Engineers Without Borders UK this year and help raise awareness of the 1.2 billion people living on under £1 per day.  



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.

As plans start to come together for the EWB Challenge National Finals 2015, EWB-UK is proud to announce this year’s panel of judges. 

Jon Prichard, Chief Executive Officer – Engineering Council

Stephanie Haywood, President – Engineering Professors’ Council

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.


Two of our placements with Mexico-based partner IRRI are still open.
The first placement will see one volunteer join the Mexico City-based IRRI team for six months to delve deeper into Isla Urbana's rainwater harvesting system.
The three-month Sistema Biobolsa placement seeks to optimise and finalise the design of a hydrogen sulphide filte

“I chose EWB-UK because it knows how to utilise my engineering skills in a way that helps others. The most significant change for me from my placement was realising the power of engineering when applied properly.” Matt, Placement Volunteer, Nepal, 2013-14

On Saturday 1st November, EWB-UK hosted a Returned Volunteer Debrief for international volunteers.

Today - Thursday 5th March 2015 - is World Book Day and EWB-UK is donating its entire library to Book Aid for Africa, who will forward them onto a university or technical college in Africa.

We're changing for the better! Here's the first glimpse of our refreshed brand identity. 

Engineering has a vital role to play in delivering solutions to meet fundamental human needs. We inspire and support people to respond to global challenges.