There are a number of professional bodies within the field and related subjects that have their own websites where you can find information on journals the body publishes, upcoming conferences and seminars as well as vacancies in the industry.
A fuller list of professional engineering institutions can be found on the website of the Engineering Council
There is a huge range of information on the Internet, so you will need to be vigilant about the quality of what you find. Using subject gateways and sites which are created by subject specialists will ensure that you find information that has been evaluated for its academic quality.
Library Services subscribes to a number of statistical resources. The ones in this list contain data useful to Engineering.
Library Services subscribes to Box of Broadcasts (BoB), which is an off-air recording and media archive service covering 65 free-to-air channels from Freeview and Freesat. This includes ten foreign language channels. BoB's scheduling service allows you to 'record' TV and radio programmes that are due to be broadcast over the next seven days as well as retrieving programmes from the last seven days from a selected list of recorded channels. BoB also contains access to programmes held in the extensive BUFVC archive.