Online Academy

In this section, you will be able to access EWB educational resources and software resources from our corporate partner Bentley Systems as a member of EWB Ireland.

You will be able to access six course modules that form part of our “Where There Is No Engineer” (WTINE) course as outlined below.

Read Why Your Students Should Do the WTINE Online Course.

1. The WTINE Design Competition

Learners are introduced to the WTINE competition, what it’s about, how the competition works and the opportunities for students.

2. India/FIN
Learners are introduced to the history, culture, geography, climate and cities of Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu is the location of EWB’s development organisation partner Friend In Need India Trust (FIN) who work in the coastal village of Kameswaram. Students then learn about the history of FIN, the history and current context of sanitation in India and Kameswaram and Ecosan toilets; a circular sanitation solution.
3. The Sustainable Development Goals

Students are introduced to the Sustainable Development Goals: what they are, how they came about and a critical look at do they really provide us with a blueprint for a better future?

4. The WTINE Themes

Learners get insight into the kinds of projects that WTINE has produced over the years and an interesting look at a communications project from the mountains of Nepal!

5. Design Thinking

Learners are introduced to the Design Thinking process and hear from a former WTINE winner about how she and her project partner implemented the Design Thinking process in their project: the TIDE Menstrual Toolkit. Students are encouraged to incorporate the design thinking process into their project work.

6. The EWB Innovation Academy

Students are given an overview of how the Innovation Academy operates and the opportunities for winners of the WTINE competition. Learners will hear from a former WTINE intern who completed the Innovation Academy remotely in 2020.

Login to the online academy below using your student credentials
(email and password associated with your EWB Ireland membership. If you’re not a student member as yet you can register HERE)

The WTINE Online Academy Courses are restricted to registered students and lecturers. Lecturers can contact EWB at to request a taster of the course material available.

Please fill in your EWB-Ireland credentials to login, or register for student membership HERE

As a member of EWB Ireland, you will have full access to Bentley’s suite of MicroStation software. Bentley’s software will help you view, model, document and visualize your WTINE designs and any other designs you need to work on for assignments. The software can be used for projects of any size or complexity.

To access the software, simply follow the instructions below. If you have lost or do not have access to the student code which was included in your EWB membership invoice, please email to request a code.

Activate and Download Bentley Product Instructions

  1. Visit STUDENTserver and click “Register”
  2. Copy and paste your school code from your EWB membership email
  3. Complete e-mail and name fields
  4. Submit the form, and an e-mail will be sent to you from Bentley for further verification
  5. Click the link in the account verification e-mail to activate your STUDENTserver account.
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