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By Dan Walker, Head of Apprenticeship Delivery at Siemens Rail on 6 March 2018

With National Apprenticeship Week (#NAW2018) just around the corner, we’ve been reflecting on what Apprenticeships mean to us at Siemens Rail. And the short answer is: a lot.

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By Jason Lancaster, Vice Principal on 5 March 2018

I’m an engineer, by training at least. Although I get to spend most of my time working in other subject areas (which is also great, by the way), I always love the chance to return to looking at engineering because I feel like I’ve come back home.

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By Brooke Smith on 21 February 2018

International Women’s Day celebrates the growth in women’s freedom following the 19th century: for example, voting and acceptance into the workplace. It remains important to this day as, even now, women around the world continue to experience oppression and mistreatment.

International Women’s Day reminds people of a previous time in which gender inequality was at its worst, causing women to suffer greatly.


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