AFBE-UK 2017 Annual Report & Newsletter

Bob GentleAnnual Report, Gala, News, NextGen, Real Projects, Transition

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

Bob GentleGala, News, NextGen, Real Projects, Transition

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

Transition Event Proves a Success

Bob GentleTransition

AFBE-UK Scotland  an Aberdeen based not-for-profit organisation, which encourages engineering as a career, supported students at an event in Aberdeen. The event which was held at Shell Woodbank House proved a success with the Transition programme featuring career workshops and CV clinics as well as mock interviews and assessments. Hosted by the organisation AFBE-UK Scotland, it kick-started a series of autumn events … Read More

AFBE-UK 2016 Annual Report & Newsletter

Bob GentleAnnual Report, News

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

Bob GentleGala, News, NextGen, Real Projects, Transition

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

Bob GentleGala, News, NextGen

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

Bob GentleNews

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

Bob GentleNews, Real Projects

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

Bob GentleNews, Transition

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 NextGen Series: Gilcomstoun Primary Aberdeen

Bob GentleNextGen

The NextGen programme is an outreach put together by AFBE-UK Scotland to inspire young people of various backgrounds to consider engineering as a career choice. AFBE-UK Scotland has been running a series of NextGen events in primary schools within Aberdeen in 2016 as part of an initiative supported by the Aberdeen City Council. The final event in the series was … Read More