Panelists (Primary Engineers)

Building a bright skills future for the rail industry

Primary Engineer panelists at Edinburgh University with (left) Paul Sheerin CEO Scottish Engineering; Dr Susan Scurlock CEO Primary; Louise Shaw head of procurement for Transport Scotland; Lydia Fairman head of skills development for Network Rail; and Prof Gordon Masterton formely of Jacobs Engineering and CrossRail Primary Engineers

The engineering faculty at Edinburgh University is one of the leading sources of graduate talent in the UK. Earlier this week, the school hosted a seminar specifically addressing future recruitment into the rail industry. However, the target audience was not quite ready to start their doctorate studies. In fact, the audience for the interactive welcome was at a rather early part of their academic journey. For the purposes of Primary Engineer, an almost twenty-year-old organisation with engineering recruitment at its heart, primary school is exactly where the journey starts.

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Panelists (Primary Engineers)

Building a bright skills future for the rail industry

Primary Engineer panelists at Edinburgh University with (left) Paul Sheerin CEO Scottish Engineering; Dr Susan Scurlock CEO Primary; Louise Shaw head of procurement for Transport Scotland; Lydia Fairman head of skills development for Network Rail; and Prof Gordon Masterton formely of Jacobs Engineering and CrossRail Primary Engineers

The engineering faculty at Edinburgh University is one of the leading sources of graduate talent in the UK. Earlier this week, the school hosted a seminar specifically addressing future recruitment into the rail industry. However, the target audience was not quite ready to start their doctorate studies. In fact, the audience for the interactive welcome was at a rather early part of their academic journey. For the purposes of Primary Engineer, an almost twenty-year-old organisation with engineering recruitment at its heart, primary school is exactly where the journey starts.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is UK correspondent for RailTech.com and Railfreight.com

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