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The EWB-UK Academic Training Day is a fantastic opportunity for engineering & technical design academics interested in international development to get more involved, include it in their teaching and develop their own research. We are running one in London on 18th September.

This year, EWB UK is sending 25 placement volunteers to 12 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America. Our volunteers are setting off to work with our partner organisations to have a direct impact on reducing poverty in their communities while learning how to best use their engineering skills to remove barriers to human development.
Consider supporting the Placements Appeal 2014 to help us to ensure that this programme is a success this year and in the future.

Recruitment closed.

Engineers Without Borders UK’s vision is a world where everyone has access to the engineering they need for a life free from poverty.  Through our members, partners and activities we inspire, inform and support people to respond to global challenges.  We work to find new paths of sustainable development and to create opportunities to harness appropriate technology and engineering skills to enhance people’s lives. 

Doug Harper joined EWB-UK in August 2014 as the Chief Executive. 

The National Volunteer Training Weekend (NVTW) is a whole weekend of training and networking for EWB-UK volunteers. It is designed by us - the members - for us, and aims to make EWB-UK a greater organisation. This year it is being hosted by the University of Birmingham. Get your ticket now and join us.

EWB Challenge

DEADLINE PASSED. Engineers Without Borders UK are looking for a strong candidate to fill our EWB Challenge Manager staff role. The EWB Challenge is a hugely successful for-credit education programme within engineering, design, and global issues curricula at 52 universities internationally reaching over 10,000 students.

EWB-UK would like to congratulate Nottingham Trent University, winners of the national Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Challenge Finals held in Durham on Wednesday, 11 June with an appropriate technology design for a rural community in the developing world.

All staff at EWB-UK are immensely grateful to our volunteers for their hard work, unfailing enthusiasm, creative ideas and bags of time you give to the organisation. You are the Engineers Without Borders UK.

Thank you!

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Last Saturday (28 June) Engineers Without Borders UK (EWB-UK) hosted over a hundred engineers at the Massive Small Change Conference in London to inspire mobilisation of personal and industry efforts towards sustainable global engineering. 

Applications are closed now.
Are you the next person to lead our amazing organisation? We are looking for a CEO who will provide strategic vision as well as operational leadership, who will take EWB forward with the passion and creativity to meet ambitious targets, whilst maintaining our ethics and values.