Featured STEM opportunities

Scrub up on Science Challenge – Top Tips

We caught up with the Scrub up on Science Challenge judges to find out their top tips to help you create a winning entry for this fantastic competition.   The Scrub up on Science Challenge is a STEM competition for 11 to 16 year olds developed by the Society of Cosmetic Scientists.┬áStudents can learn about […]

CSHL Undergraduate Research Program

The Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory, New York, organises an annual 10 week summer research program for undergraduate students interested in one of the following research areas (although they may be studying any related scientific discipline): Molecular Biology & Cancer Genetics and Genomics Neuroscience Plant Biology Quantitive Biology Students participating in the program will carry out […]

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 explore the university too. Taster […]

A quick guide to Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are courses offered online for anyone to take, usually for free. The courses generally consist of short video lectures followed by short quiz questions, and are usually produced in collaboration with leading universities worldwide. All kinds of subjects are available to study – including most STEM subjects.   There are […]

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 launch! Fun competitions such as […]