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Experiences

Quality STE(A)M experiences for curious young people

Giving YOUNG PEOPLE opportunities to explore and experience STEM in a unique and virtual way. 

We offer experiences designed to raise awareness, and inform young people how STEM is relevant, interesting and leads to a rewarding career. Throughout the experiences, young people have the opportunity to work on hands-on challenges, work towards the nationally recognised Industrial Cadets accreditation whilst interacting with STEM professionals and educators.  We strive to ensure that all young people can access these opportunities and financial support is available for those who need it.  

Young people will be inspired and...

  • gain insight into all things STEM

  • progress with making choices  and follow a pathway to their dream career

  • achieve an Industrial Cadets accreditation

Teachers can be assured...

  •  that our full range of experiences meet the Gatsby benchmarks

  • that our experiences fully support and enhance the career programme in school

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Partners/Employers- get involved...

  • strengthen skills within your team through mentor training and continued professional development.

  • raise your community profile and build links with schools and colleges

  • inspire young people and contribute towards creating a talent pipeline for your business

  • improve social mobility by delivering quality experiences to potential employees of the future

With industry and partner support, we aim to create a proficient future workforce, by delivering quality programmes, helping to develop skills and raise awareness of STEM careers

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WHAT STUDENTS SAY ABOUT OUR EXPERIENCES

"I learnt loads and had fun learning how to code robots "

— Student

Experiences for under 13 year olds

 
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 Challenger Experience

Bring STEM subjects to life with hands-on workshops themed around the topics that your pupils care about, supported by some of the most innovative STEM companies, global industries, and pioneering startups to give real-world context to their learning. 

Age group

Year 5 - 11    /   P5 - S3

Class/ Individual/Team?

Up to 120 students per school  

Structure

Day/half day STEM experience delivered in school  

Who applies

Teacher 

Teacher involvement?

1 teacher per 30 students present throughout the day

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 FunSTEM experience

FunSTEM is an exciting STEM project where pupils will take on the role of scientists and entrepreneurs to complete a project including a research and design workbook, creating a poster and building a model.  

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Age group

Available in Scotland only P6 - P7

Structure

4-6 week in school project with a primary to secondary transition element

Class/ Individual/Team?

One class (or multiple classes from a cluster of primary schools feeding into one secondary school)  

Who applies

Teacher 

Teacher involvement?

Teacher delivers the project using provided lesson plans and supporting instructional videos/resources 

Find out more

Experiences for 13-16 year olds

 
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Routes into STEM Experience

Here is an exciting opportunity to explore the various routes you can take towards your STEM career. This course is designed to give insight into pathways following GCSEs or Nat 5 and Highers, including study routes via colleges, & university and direct apprenticeship routes through industry.  This inspiring course is run during half terms and young people will be able to tour a variety of institutions virtually and also have access to live career sessions and mentor panels with STEM employers

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Virtual

Age group

 Year 9-10  /  S3-S4

Structure

20 hr course studied flexibly over 3 weeks to explore STEM apprenticeships, university, and career routes 

Class/ Individual/Team?

Individual places  

Who applies

Student

Teacher involvement?

No teacher involvement

required

Next available course

Next course starting Oct 21st – Places still available

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Routes into STEM Experience

Face to Face

Routes into STEM is a 3-day taster course for Year 10 students providing valuable experience to help understand the different routes available into further STEM education and career pathways.  It includes a day spent in a college, a day in a university and a day with a local employer. 4 courses for 30 students each will be running in February and May 2022.

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Age group
Structure

Year 10  /  S4

3-day experience spending a day with a local college, university, and STEM company  

Class/ Individual/Team?

Individual places (priority given to students who have completed a Virtual Routes into STEM course)

Who applies

Student

Glasgow girls workshop
Teacher involvement?

No teacher involvement

required

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Experiences for 16 year olds and over

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Insight into University Experience

Insight into University is a comprehensive on-line course allowing students to experience STEM studies at university and the career opportunities that these subjects lead to.  It will provide access to information on student life, STEM projects and activities set by leading UK universities and global STEM companies, first year undergraduate lectures, live interactive sessions with academics, admissions tutors, employers and current students

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Virtual

Age group
Structure

Year 11-12    /   S5-S6

30 hours of study to complete flexibly over 8 weeks in the summer. Get an insight into STEM studies at university and the careers they lead to

Class/ Individual/Team?

Individual places 

Who applies

Student

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Teacher involvement?

No teacher involvement required

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Insight into University Experience

Residential

Insight into University residential courses are summer schools run over 4 or 5 days where students get a taster of university life and an insight into a specific STEM subject.  Students will get the opportunity to experience university style lectures and work on activities and group projects with the support of academics and student mentors. 

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Age group
Structure

Year 12   /   S5-S6

4-5 day residential summer school at a university to explore a specific STEM subject 

Class/ Individual/Team?

Individual places 

Who applies

Student

Teacher involvement?

No teacher involvement required

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