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STEM Futures

An exciting journey of hands-on workshops and work placements, to spark an interest in STEM and make vital connections to the world of work.

  • Free programme for S3 - S5 pupils in schools in areas of high deprivation
  • Young people are supported through a journey of inspiring workshops and work placements that aim to prepare them for a career in STEM. 
  • Industry partners support delivery of a sustained programme (online and in-person) that highlights STEM career opportunities​.


Online Innovation Workshops for S3 & S4 

Discover new pathways into a STEM career with our online Innovation Workshops. These introductory sessions explore career options in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths accessible through an apprenticeship. Students will explore the skills needed to begin their own STEM career journey in fields such as Precision Medicine, Healthcare Science, Construction Management and Cyber Security. Suitable for S3-S4 pupils, ages 15-16.  The following workshops are available to book now. 

STEM Futures in Cyber Security : Online, 40 - 60 minutes 

In this exciting online challenge, pupils will operate in different roles at an airport that is under attack from a cyber threat.  Students will learn how hackers think and discover the skills needed to deal with a major incident in an organisation.  In partnership with IBM, we will support your pupils to find out about careers in cyber security.

STEM Futures in Healthcare Science : Online, 40 - 60 minutes 

In this innovative workshop, pupils will compete against each other to climb the career ladder and ultimately become Director of Healthcare Science.  Supported by the NHS Golden Jubilee Hospital, this fun 'apprentice race' game will highlight the skills, experience and career progression of healthcare scientists working in hospital labs.

STEM Futures in Construction : Online, 40 - 60 minutes 

Work your way through a career in construction management with our Apprentice Race game. In this online workshop, students will gain skills, resources and levels to race their classmates to the top position of Managing Director in a construction management company. This workshop is delivered in partnership with Morrison Construction and includes video interviews with staff, highlighting their career journey in construction management. 

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Work Readiness Workshops for S5

Looking for a next step? Our Work Readiness Workshops are a great way to continue your exploration of a STEM career or apprenticeship. These workshops are delivered in person at Glasgow Science Centre and are suitable for S5 students or those aged 16-17 who have already completed an Innovation Workshop. The following workshop is available to book now:

Work Readiness Construction : At Glasgow Science Centre,  2 hours 

Discover a new pathway to a career in construction management. In this half day workshop, students will work alongside their classmates to build a two-metre-tall tetrahedral structure in Glasgow Science Centre. Participants will have the opportunity to gain promotions, test their collaborative skills, and learn about how they can begin a career in construction through an apprenticeship. This workshop is delivered in partnership with Morrison Construction and includes interviews and videos from staff highlighting their career journeys.

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