A new £23 million engineering teaching and research facility has been approved at Nottingham Trent University.
The news comes after a range of innovative engineering courses designed in conjunction with major industry employers and experts were introduced on campus.
At university currently offers courses in biomedical, electronic, sport and mechanical engineering that have been specifically created specifically to help tackle the industry’s current skills gaps.
The new engineering complex is expected to include engineering laboratories, workshops and studios, with flexible learning and teaching spaces with specialist equipment, and facilities for commercial research and consultancy.
“We want to create inspirational, state-of-the-art facilities that inspire staff and students and demonstrate our commitment to being a major player in the STEM education of engineers,” said Professor Mary O’Neill, the Dean of Nottingham Trent University’s School of Science and Technology.
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