AVEVA renews its support for Villiers Park Educational Trust

Associations, Education and Training, IT and Communications, Maritime Education and Training — By on November 13, 2014 at 5:29 PM

RGB blueCambridge-based software firm AVEVA confirms its commitment to enabling talented young people to achieve their potential in Engineering

Cambridge,  UK – 13 November: AVEVA today announced that it will renew its sponsorship of the Inspiring Excellence Programme for Engineering students at Villiers Park Educational Trust. Based in Foxton,  Cambridgeshire,  UK,  Villiers Park helps students with high academic ability to raise their aspirations, improve their attainment and gain places at leading universities. The national charity achieves this through their Inspiring Excellence Programme five-day residential courses and their Scholars Programme (in Swindon,  Hastings and Bexhill,  UK).

Richard Gould, Chief Executive of Villiers Park said; ‘We are delighted that AVEVA is continuing to sponsor our Engineering course. Together we are making a considerable positive impact on the future success of highly able young engineers and scientists from across the UK.’

‘As a technology and software company we understand the importance of developing the skills of talented people who will becometomorrow’s professionals in critically important technical industries such as our own’, added Hilary Wright, Executive Vice President, HR and Business Services, AVEVA. ‘We are delighted to work with Villiers Park to nurture Engineering students, and to continue to support its excellent work.’

Villiers Park runs a comprehensive programme of support to help enable students from less advantaged backgrounds reach their full academic potential and gain access to leading universities or other centres of excellence, and to thrive once there.  They also offer an advisory service for schools, enabling them to reflect on their current practice and develop strategies so that all students, including the most able, are stretched and challenged.

About AVEVA

For over 45 years, AVEVA software has enabled the creation of some of the world’s most complex power and process plants, vessels and offshore facilities. AVEVA’s Digital Asset approach ensures there is always an accurate digital representation of each physical asset.  This allows engineering contractors, owner operators and ship builders to work safer,  more efficiently and with less risk throughout the life cycle of their projects and operations. For further information please visitwww.aveva.com/ednotes

About Villiers Park Educational Trust

Villiers Park Educational Trust has 45 years of experience and works with over 1, 000 students each year within their Inspiring Excellence Programme. It supports many thousands more who benefit from its free online extension activities. In addition,  VilliersPark is also making a major contribution to fair access; ensuring that able students from disadvantaged backgrounds can gain access to leading universities and can thrive once there.

For further information please visit www.villierspark.org.uk

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