Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2017 University & College Toolkit

TE Week 2017 University Toolkit 

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (#TEWeek17) returns for the fifth year from 6-10 November 2017. We’ll be showing how engineers are on a mission to make the world a better place.

We’ll be showing how engineers are on a mission to make the world a better place. We’ve made it easier than ever for engineers across the country to get involved in the Week and for our partners to help spread the word.

Read on, and download our helpful .pdf





Make a social media noise at the start of Tomorrow's Engineers Week by signing up with our Thunderclap.

Thunderclap will automatically post a message from your Twitter and/ or Facebook account at 9am on the 6th November.

With everyone talking about #TEWeek17 at the same time, we'll trend on Twitter and Facebook and send the message even further.

For every account that signs up to send this message, the bigger the online reach of Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2017 will be.




What to ask your students and academics

Tomorrow's Engineers Week is designed to help address the fact that 186,000 people with engineering skills will be needed annually through to 2024.

Students and academics can:





We've recently created a Tomorrow's Engineers guide to the amazing world of engineering careers. To countdown to the Week, we’re turning it into social media content. We’d love to have your help:

In 15 minutes:
Share the content from the Tomorrow’s Engineers social media accounts – we’ll be posting this regularly right through to the end of #TEWeek17

In an hour:
Turn your existing case studies into #FromIdeaToCareer content to show how young people can take their ideas, passions and dreams and turn them into engineering careers.

There’s a template to use here:




We've got some great stories of engineers using their skills to solve some of the world's biggest issues. We’d love as many people as possible to join in with the campaign.

On a short mission:
We’ll be creating a series of films and social media content showcasing some inspirational engineers on a mission – share
this content throughout #TEWeek17

A mission in a day:
Take inspiration from our heroes and create your own #EngineerOnAMission film for your sector


News stories

We will have two news stories hitting the headlines to promote #TEWeek17Help us spread the word by posting content in your newsletters, on your website and across social media channels.


Share the highlights

During the Week itself, we’ll send a daily update of key content to share on social media.


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