National Engineering Day


online and social media event


Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 09:00 to 18:00

National Engineering Day is coming up on Wednesday 2 November and the Royal Academy of Engineering has invited our School to participate.

The Day is a UK-wide awareness raising campaign organised by the Academy to broaden public perceptions of what engineering is, what engineers do, and inspire the next generation of engineers about the diverse opportunities which exist in our field. Our own alumna Olivia Sweeney (MEng Chemical Engineering, 2017) is an ambassador for the campaign.

This is Engineering: Olivia Sweeney

You can also watch this video on YouTube.

How can you take part?

The campaign is inviting engineers and engineering students across the country to share messages on social media about 'how engineers are making lives better' on the day. Here's how to participate:

  • On Wednesday 2 November, simply post a message and a photo on your own social media account(s), to show how you or other engineers are helping improve lives. This might be about a project or piece of research you are involved in which has a positive real-world impact; or a tribute to another engineer whose work inspires you.
  • Use the hashtags #EngineerBetterLives and/or #NationalEngineeringDay
  • Tag the Royal Academy of Engineering and our School in your posts, so that your post can be shared more widely. View which social media platforms the Royal Academy and our School of Engineering are on.

There are also other ways to get involved - including a cake engineering challenge. Find out full details on the Royal Academy of Engineering website.

Further Information