University of Cambridge joins UKESF as scholarship scheme partner
University of Cambridge joins UKESF as scholarship scheme partner to increase uptake of electronics degrees
The UK Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF) is delighted to announce that the University of Cambridge has become the latest of its partner universities. The University of Cambridge is currently ranked first for Electrical & Electronic Engineering by the Complete University Guide. Cambridge joins 13 other leading universities as part of the expanding UKESF scholarship programme.
“I’m delighted to welcome the University of Cambridge as our new partner,” said Stewart Edmondson, CEO of UKESF. “This marks a further strengthening of our scholarship programme and will provide our industry partners with a broader range of talented electronic engineering students.”
Prof John Robertson, Head of Electrical Engineering Division at the University of Cambridge, said, “We are pleased to be working with UKESF to continue to promote the excellent opportunities that a career in electronic engineering affords. There is a real demand in industry for electronic engineers and it is vital to encourage more young people to enter this profession.”
Through its scholarship scheme, UKESF helps students find scholarships and work placements with up to twenty-five sponsor companies in the electronics sectors, including its industry founders and partners: ARM, AWE, CSR, Dialog Semiconductor, Imagination Technologies, Thales and XMOS.