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 college, university and apprenticeship pathways into STEM careers. Students will gain first-hand experience of life at 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, university and apprenticeship routes into STEM careers. The experience will include a day in a college, a day at a university and a day at a STEM company 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 a college, university and industrial environment
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
Routes into STEM London experience - FULL, Applications closed
Routes into STEM Newcastle Experience, 31 October – 02 November 2023, fully funded course - FULL, Applications closed
Please register your details below and be the first to know when applications will open for the planned locations and/or if there is a course running in your area in 2023/2024.
Routes into STEM Birmingham Experience, 13 February – 15 February 2024
Routes into STEM Bristol Experience, 13 February – 15 February 2024
Routes into STEM Coventry Experience, 13 February – 15 February 2024
Routes into STEM Luton Experience, 20 February – 22 February 2024
Routes into STEM Manchester Experience, 20 February – 22 February 2024
Routes into STEM Scotland (W. Dunbartonshire) Experience, Easter holidays dates TBC
Routes into STEM Southampton Experience, 28 May – 30 May 2024
Routes into STEM Sheffield Experience, 28 May – 30 May 2024
Routes into STEM Plymouth Experience, 28 May – 30 May 2024
Routes into STEM Derby Experience, 28 May – 30 May 2024
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