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ROUTES INTO STEM (FACE TO FACE) EXPERIENCE

This is an innovative three-day local (non-residential) experience that provides young people in Year 9 and Year 10/S3 and S4 an amazing chance to compare their local STEM educational providers and STEM companies and explore various pathways into STEM careers. Students will gain first-hand experience of life at three different STEM educational providers and companies, spending one day at each. 

Who is it for?

Year 9 and 10 / S3 and S4 equivalent students within one hour travel distance of locations. 

What is involved?
Students get the chance to explore and compare college and/or university and apprenticeship routes into STEM careers. The experience will include three days in three different STEM educational providers and STEM companies local to them exploring STEM careers including interactive workshops, university labs and hearing from young professionals about different journeys into STEM.  

What are the outcomes?
  • Experience real world application of STEM subjects with hands on activities in educational and industrial environments

  • Get exposed to STEM Careers to enable students to make informed decisions about their future 

  • Speak with and feel inspired by apprentices/graduates about their experiences 

  • Go on campus tours, learn about student life and get thinking about future studies in a mature and informed manner 

  • Develop valuable skills such as presentation skills, team-building and social skills and see how they can be applied to your CV, Application Form and/or Personal Statement

  • Gain understanding of all available routes into a STEM career 

  • Become a Bronze Industrial Cadet 

 

Courses we run in 2023/24:

 

Routes into STEM London experience, 31 October – 02 November 2023FULL, Applications closed

 

Routes into STEM Newcastle Experience, 31 October – 02 November 2023, fully funded course -  FULL, Applications closed

Routes into STEM Coventry Experience, 13 February – 15 February 2024, fully funded course - FULL, Applications closed

Routes into STEM Birmingham Experience, 13 February – 15 February 2024 - FULL, Applications closed

Routes into STEM Bristol Experience, 13 February – 15 February 2024 - FULL, Applications closed

Routes into STEM Manchester Experience, 20 February – 22 February 2024 - FULL, Applications closed

Routes into STEM London Experience, 28 May – 30 May 2024, fully funded course - FULL, Applications closed 

Routes into STEM Oxford Experience, 28 May – 30 May 2024 - FULL, Applications closed

Routes into STEM Southampton Experience, 28 May – 30 May 2024 - FULL, Applications closed

 

Routes into STEM Sheffield Experience, 28 May – 30 May 2024, fully funded course - FULL, Applications closed

Routes into STEM Plymouth Experience, 28 May – 30 May 2024 - FULL, Applications closed

Routes into STEM Nottingham Experience, 28 May – 30 May 2024 - FULL, Applications closed

Routes into STEM Edinburgh Experience, 9 July – 11 July 2024 - FULL, Applications closed 

Register your interest in 2024/25 Routes into STEM Experience here

WHAT STUDENTS SAY ABOUT FACE TO FACE ROUTES INTO STEM

96% of students felt confident about making future career choices following their course

99% of students felt their skills and knowledge have improved from taking part in the course

— Survey of students from Face to Face Routes into STEM 2022 courses

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