The Wessex Institute of Technology provides a series of short courses for both academics and those in industry. The primary aim of which is to spread knowledge of the covered field with respect to practical implementation in industry. There is a gap in state of the art academics and the pragmatic needs of industry that Wessex is trying to bridge. Keeping up-to-date with the latest developments in the field requires seeking out the developments as they are made.
Most of the courses are held at beautiful Ashurst lodge, New Forest in the UK. The course is usually several days long presented by top specialists in the fields. With an international audience attending there is plenty of opportunity for those in the field to meet and share ideas with. Several fields of study are covered in the courses. Wessex Institute of Technology include topics such as security systems, climate, pollution, economics, engineering, and more.