Students redesign recreation facilities at Lancing Alternative Provision College

STEM Sussex were delighted to attend a recent celebratory event for the completion of the first stage of a project which challenged the students to completely redesign an unused courtyard and turn it into an attractive and useful recreational space. Staff and students worked on this cross curricular project over several weeks, and it combined … Continue reading Students redesign recreation facilities at Lancing Alternative Provision College

3 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer

Ever considered volunteering? If you involved with science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM), have a passion for your subject or want to develop new skills – then we think the answer has to be a YES! STEM Sussex work with schools and employers in the south east to enthuse the next generation to consider working in … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer

Employers Supporting STEM with Work Experience

The Uk-based perforating company, Robert Bion & Co. Ltd have recently published a blog about the impact that work experience can have on young people considering careers in engineering. Follow a journey, from the initial request for hands on engineering experience to an Oxford University place. http://www.bion.co.uk/supporting-stem/ If you’re an employer and want to support … Continue reading Employers Supporting STEM with Work Experience

Women In STEM

Brighton Effect, a magazine that covers  the University of Brighton students, staff and alumni communities, published their latest issue last week. Alumni and staff in STEM fields were asked how to encourage and support women in STEM. Professor Alison Bruce, Head of the Nuclear Physics Research Group at the University of Brighton, shared her thoughts: “For … Continue reading Women In STEM

Digging into STEM Outreach

There is no doubt that becoming a STEM Ambassador is hugely rewarding and impactful, not just for those who request support, but also for the Ambassadors themselves. STEM Sussex have recently caught up with two STEM Ambassadors based at the University of Brighton; Dr Karina Rodriguez-Echavarria, Senior Lecturer in Computing, Cultural Informatics Research Group, and … Continue reading Digging into STEM Outreach

Building Towards Your Career

Today marks the start of Tomorrow Engineer’s Week 2016 (#TEWeek16). It’s a week that shines the spotlight on the rewarding career opportunities that exist within engineering. In order to mark the occasion, STEM Sussex has spoken to Francesca Loader, a recent graduate and now working as a civil engineer. What influenced you when you were at … Continue reading Building Towards Your Career