Generation STEM

The Generation STEM project has now reached its final stage as students are beginning to go out on work experience placements across the South West region. The project’s aim is to evaluate the impact that work experience has on students’ attitudes and engagement with STEM and to develop their understanding of employability skills and provide…

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Big Bang fair @ Exeter a STEMtastic success!

Big Bang @ Exeter welcomed over 1,300+ students during the day from primary and secondary schools as well as home schooled students across Devon and Cornwall. Visitors found out about STEM careers, got hands-on activities and experienced science shows from two fantastic presenters. The @ Event hosted a Big Bang project competition which allowed students…

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Busy Start to the Year For Work Experience Team

It has been a busy and successful start to the year for the Work Experience team. Since the beginning of the year the team has co-ordinated four work experience seminars across the South West delivered in a wide range of sectors. A big thank you to Wessex Water for hosting the Bath and Dorset Seminars and to The National Marine Aquarium…

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Offering timely advice and information

On Saturday 19th March, several of our careers advisors took part in a very busy ‘Apprenticeship Jobs Fair’ at Plymouth Guildhall. The event, organised by Building Plymouth and the Plymouth Manufacturers Group (PMG) attracted more than a 1000 job seekers of all ages. Those who popped along were able to try their hand at taster activities,…

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How to get the most from a Careers Fair

Careers fairs are a great way to meet employers up close and explore a huge array of industries.However, as they can be a bit overwhelming, here are our tips for coming away with useful information and advice – not simply a bag of pens and stickers! You’ll probably only have a few hours to explore before…

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