AFBE-UK promotes higher achievements in education and engineering particularly among people from black and minority ethnicity (BME) backgrounds. Our mission is to increase the number of BME Engineers who succeed professionally and support young people to explore a career in engineering.

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AFBE-UK highlights

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AFBE UK has been shortlisted for an award from the National Diversity Awards. Congratulations to the team of dedicated individuals in this voluntary organisation.
Total E&P UK, accepted the Next Generation Award at the AFBE-UK Scotland Gala Dinner event. The award recognises our contribution towards promoting STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) subjects to school pupils in Aberdeen
AFBE-UK London collaborated with the Shell African Network in May to organise and host the second in a series of talks on real-world engineering challenges themed ‘Future of Oil & Gas: What’s Next?’

AFBE-UK Scotland received the Chairman’s Award at the Aberdeen Members Group of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) annual awards dinner which took place on Thursday, 17th March 2016 at the Norwood Hall Hotel.

This event is for 16-24 year olds seeking a year long internship and not currently studying toward a university degree. Attend the orientation event for an introduction to steam railway, networking, refreshments and an informal chat to understand the requirements and your suitability.
AFBE-UK is proud to announce new partnership with Formula Student. Organised by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Formula Student is the most established educational engineering competition that challenges university students to design and build a single-seat racing car.

In 2016, AFBE-UK was invited to attend a round table on the Review into black and minority ethnic talent progression in the UK at the Houses of Parliament.

Applications are now open for the launch of the prestigious IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2017 which look for the best young women engineers in the UK.
This report is a celebration of AFBE-UK’s achievements in a rather challenging year within the engineering industry for many. AFBE-UK Scotland celebrated its 5th year anniversary!
Industry leaders and policy makers discuss the low percentage of recruitment and retention of ethnic minorities in the UK.
A group of AFBE-UK female engineers joined over 100 women engineers from across the UK at the Houses of Parliament to highlight the importance of women in engineering.

Why AFBE-UK matters

Why AFBE-UK matters

AFBE UK shortlisted for National Diversity Awards.

AFBE UK shortlisted for National Diversity Awards.

TOTAL E&P UK receives award from AFBE-UK

TOTAL E&P UK receives award from AFBE-UK

A Recap on the Future of Oil and Gas

A Recap on the Future of Oil and Gas

AFBE-UK Scotland honoured at IChemE awards

AFBE-UK Scotland honoured at IChemE awards

How Steam Trains Can Change Your World

How Steam Trains Can Change Your World

New partnership with Formula Student announced

New partnership with Formula Student announced

Government's plan to boost careers of minority groups

Government's plan to boost careers of minority groups

Young Woman Engineer Award! Apply now

Young Woman Engineer Award! Apply now

AFBE-UK Report OUT

AFBE-UK Report OUT

AFBE-UK welcomes industry leaders and policy makers

AFBE-UK welcomes industry leaders and policy makers

AFBE-UK women engineers in parliament

AFBE-UK women engineers in parliament

Upcoming events

Formula Student 2017
July 21 - 23, 2017
Transition in London
August 04, 2017
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