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University of London Taster Days

The University of London organises a huge range of year 12 taster days in almost every subject at various universities across London. They are great opportunities to spend a day experiencing university life – you will generally attend some talks, example lectures, a lab session, and have the chance to Read more…

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10 STEM subjects they don’t teach in school!

The standard school curriculum will include physics, chemistry, biology, maths and IT. However there are plenty of other related degree subjects STEM students may be interested in, see below. 1. Engineering If you’re interested in physics and maths, but want to contribute towards real-life projects, engineering could be for you. Read more…

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European Space Camp 2016

This week-long camp in July gives students from any country (not just Europe) aged 17-20 the opportunity to learn about Space Physics and Engineering at a real, active rocket range in Norway. Participants attend a variety of inspirational talks, exciting practical workshops, tours, social activities and their very own rocket Read more…

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Guest Blog: Arkwright Scholarship

The Arkwright Scholarships Trust awarded me an engineering scholarship at the end of my fourth year of secondary school (in Scotland, equivalent to year 11 in England and Wales, and year 12 in Northern Ireland) after I made an application around Christmas time. The selection process involved first being nominated Read more…

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Do I need to spend a fortune?

If you search online for STEM opportunities, particularly for summer schools, you may find that many cost several thousands of pounds and are run by profit making organisations – but don’t fear, you don’t need to start taking out loans to pay for such courses. Is it really necessary? All Read more…