The fairs attract students, graduates, job seekers and universities, to meet and engage with employers from the Motorsport and Automotive sectors.
The MIA & Motorsport Education
The MIA helped to create the world’s first degree course in Motorsport Engineering & Design in 1998, delivered by Swansea Institute UK. In response to the resounding success of this degree programme, other higher education institutions followed in Swansea’s wake and introduced motorsport courses of their own, both at Degree level (Engineers) and Further Education level (Technicians).
The MIA now counts several universities among its membership, and all would be happy to speak to prospective students about their motorsport courses:
The MIA has conducted two industry based Workforce Development studies and published plans in 2003 and 2007 which proposed the way forward. The Industry has shown itself to be a willing partner in the persual of this development strategy, and has actively sought to be engaged ever more closely in its progress.
The MIA retains links with its original concept, such programmes include: