Downing Street meeting for North East leader of diversity and inclusion group

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A leading North East advocate of greater diversity and inclusion in the oil and gas industry was part of a delegation to visit No 10. Dr Ollie Folayan, chair of Aberdeen-based AFBE-UK Scotland, was among a number of delegates to meet Nero Ughwujabo, a special adviser to Prime Minister Theresa May on social justice, opportunities and young people. AFBE-UK, the … Read More

AFBE-UK 2017 Annual Report & Newsletter

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2017 has been one of AFBE’s most successful years since we began in 2007. This year we celebrated AFBE with a 10th anniversary Gala attended by business leaders, politicians, engineers and friends of our fantastic organisation. AFBE-UK has evolved into a national organisation with a membership of engineering professionals across the UK and increasing relevance within the EDI community. We … Read More

Celebrating a Great Year

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2017 has been a great year for AFBE-UK as a whole and Scotland has very much been a part of it. AFBE-UK has always worked at grass roots level, seemingly under the radar promoting engineering to young people but it’s fair to say that 2017 brought more open recognition from reputable institutions, many with which we had collaborated for years. … Read More

AFBE-UK 2016 Annual Report & Newsletter

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This newsletter 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! This newsletter celebrates the remarkable impact that AFBE-UK Scotland has made and many of the articles herein are written by the AFBE-UK Scotland team. I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Dr … Read More

5 Years, 5 days

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On the 9th of November 2016 about 140 oil and gas professionals, students and representatives from both public and private sectors gathered at Aberdeen’s 5-star Marcliffe Hotel to mark AFBE-UK Scotland‘s 5th Anniversary. The Scotland project began on the 4th of November 2011 and the impact of the team has been impressive, most epitomised by the increasing media interest, including … Read More

Total E&P UK Receives Award from AFBE-UK

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The Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers UK (AFBE-UK) Scotland is a registered not-for-profit organisation which aims to inspire people of black and minority ethnic origin in engineering. Augustine Ohwo, Completion Engineer at Total E&P UK, accepted the Next Generation Award at the AFBE-UK Scotland Gala Dinner event: “Total E&P UK is delighted and honoured to accept this award from AFBE-UK. … Read More

AFBE-UK Scotland Infographic

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Check out this infographic highlighting the success of our programmes in Scotland to date and the extract below from a related article on the Evening Express. AFBE-UK Scotland has assisted graduates in gaining employment in the engineering industry just six months after completing their degrees, a survey has revealed. It showed participants of Transition between 2011 and 2016 have benefited from … Read More

AFBE-UK Scotland Seminar Looks to the Future of Wellhead Equipment and Drilling

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AFBE-UK Scotland is to put the spotlight on wellhead equipment and drilling processes in the offshore oil and gas industry. The Aberdeen-based not-for-profit group, which encourages people of all ages and backgrounds to consider a career path in the engineering sector – is to host a seminar that will discuss future innovations in wellhead equipment and drilling. This latest event … Read More

Event to Assist Students into World of Work

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Engineering students in Aberdeen are being invited to attend a careers event held by not-for-profit organisation AFBE-UK Scotland in collaboration with Shell African Network. The Granite City-based group, which promotes engineering as a career choice among young people from various backgrounds and under-represented groups, is running an event to help students develop the necessary skills to progress from university to … Read More

AFBE-UK Scotland Wins Prestigious IChemE Award!

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AFBE-UK Scotland was handed the Chairman’s Award at the Aberdeen Members Group of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) annual awards dinner which held on Thursday, 17th March 2016 at Norwood Hall Hotel. The Chairman’s Award is made to any individual or organisation that has made a notable contribution to the chemical engineering industry or profession. This year’s award was … Read More