Career pathway events and activities

There are a range of courses and activities available to help students make more informed decisions about their future and their career choices.

Careers in STEM opportunities

EDT Industrial Cadets team are running a range of half term and summer holiday courses to inspire and encourage even more young students to consider a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths).

For Yr12/ S5 and S6 students interested in specific STEM subjects

Insight into University residential courses run over 4 or 5 days where students get a taster of university life and an insight into a specific STEM subject. In summer 2022 these will include

  • Maths at Lancaster University 
  • Materials Science at University of Cambridge
  • Mechanical Engineering at UCL
  • Robotics & Autonomous Systems at University of Liverpool
  • Broad-based Engineering at University of Sheffield

Students will get the opportunity to experience university style lectures and work on activities and group projects with the support of academics and student mentors. Students will stay in halls of residence and will take part in social activities in the evenings.

For dates, cost, requirements, content of each course and the application form, please visit Residential Insight into University courses - Summer 2022

For Yr11 and Yr12/ S5 and S6 students

If you are not quite sure what subject you’d like to study at university and would like to experience a variety of subjects and universities this summer, our virtual Insight into University course would guarantee this experience - for more information and to apply for the virtual Insight into University course, please visit Insight into university or download the Insight into University flyer. 

For Yr9 and Yr10/ S3 and S4 students

Virtual Routes into STEM course offers an opportunity to explore college, university and apprenticeship routes, tour a variety of institutions virtually, work on exciting projects and have access to live career sessions and mentor panels with STEM employers. If you are enjoying your Tech, Design, Maths or Science subjects and would like to know what exciting future these subjects could lead to, then this course will help you discovering where your interests could take you. 

To read more and apply for the next February half term course please visit Routes into STEM or download the Routes into STEM flyer.

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