Decommissioned train carriages inspire next generation of rail engineers

Decommissioned train carriages inspire next generation of rail engineers

Train carriages that have carried millions of passengers are being put to new use inspiring the next generation of rail engineers. Three former Heathrow Express carriages, which ran for 25 years between central London and Heathrow Airport, have been moved to Siemens Mobility’s new rail manufacturing site in Goole. When in service, the units were known for their industry-leading passenger...

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University announces double Olympic champion as ambassador to mark Team GB partnership anniversary

University announces double Olympic champion as ambassador to mark Team GB partnership anniversary

Team GB double Olympic champion Max Whitlock has been announced as a new ambassador for the University of Hull – as it celebrates the two-year anniversary of its exclusive partnership with Team GB. As a trailblazer in his sport, Max’s role as an ambassador is set to be an inspiring addition to the university’s partnership with Team GB. It marks an exciting and eventful two years of the...

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Hull company helps charity provide internet access to pupils during pandemic

Hull company helps charity provide internet access to pupils during pandemic

A campaign to provide vital equipment to children who are unable to access online lessons has been given a major boost. Hull company ThingSIM is donating Wi-Fi dongles with their own specialised SIM cards to the Stop the Digital Divide appeal run by Hull & East Yorkshire Children’s University which aims to provide laptops and internet access for primary school children. The equipment will be...

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Prestigious re-accreditation for Hull University Business School

Prestigious re-accreditation for Hull University Business School

Hull University Business School has been ranked as one of the top 2% in the world after securing re-accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA). Accreditation from AMBA, one of the world’s leading authorities on post-graduate business education, represents the highest standard of achievement in postgraduate business education. It demonstrates the university Business School’s efforts to...

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Developer donates tablet devices to help primary pupils with lockdown home learning

Developer donates tablet devices to help primary pupils with lockdown home learning

Hull-based Wykeland Group has donated 65 tablet devices to four primary schools in the city so children without access to appropriate technology can learn from home during lockdown. The donations have been made to Longhill, Chiltern, Collingwood and Thoresby primaries, all of which needed help to provide the families of some of their pupils with the devices to access online materials for home...

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