Placement: Queen Mary University of London TY820
Join the Queen Mary University of London for a placement where you can immerse yourself in the world of STEM outside of the classroom.
Location: Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS
The following dates are currently available:
5 day placements are available from October to December and February to March of the QMUL term, supported by £1000 of ENTHUSE bursary funding. To help select a week that works for you, here are the Queen Mary University London term dates.
Please note, the deadline for applications is 31 October 2017.
The final part of the scheme is a one-day professional development experience, held 2-6 months after the placement.
This opportunity is suitable for STEM secondary/FE professionals with an interest in A level (or equivalent) in biology.
Going on a placement at Queen Mary University of London will help you to:
Inspire your students – increase your own understanding by attending lectures, seminars and laboratory sessions in biosciences. Meet with students, researchers and lecturers working at the university and gain and insight into the breadth of curriculum content available to students entering this field.
Build strong links with a local university – connect with a local university to develop staff and student experiences, with the aim of creating a longer term partnership. Help to boost your students’ confidence in making degree and career choices. Find out more about the skills and competencies required for a science-based career and gain ideas for future collaboration (e.g. work experience, mentoring, speakers).
Enhance your advice on careers options– gain useful information about how to support students to make university applications through UCAS, and develop a wider knowledge of how to support students in making career decisions, taking into account future STEM industries.
Queen Mary University of London is a research intensive university spread over campuses in east and central London. The university has 20,260 students reading a wide range of courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. We were rated 9th in the UK in the last research excellence framework and also score highly in the national student survey with 88% of our undergraduates expressing overall satisfaction
This ENTHUSE bursary funded placement offers you an opportunity to:
• provide inspirational experiences for teachers, which will in turn help them to inspire their students
• support the transition between A-Level and Higher Education, helping to highlight routes of study and future STEM related careers
• develop firmer links between school / college and university
• equip your school or college in response to the Government’s careers strategy