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Risk manager

Martyn is a risk manager for Chaucer Insurance, he discusses his role in this video. Martyn advises how the business may progress analysing any risks there may be along the way. He is a keen sportsman and dreamt of becoming a footballer before studying risk management at university. 

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Accounts assistant

Naomi is an accounts assistant in Ulster Carpet Mills, she discusses her role in this video. Naomi assists a number of colleagues with a variety of administrative duties. She aspired to become a qualified accountant and is studying to achieve this aspiration. Growing up on a farm developed a good work ethic and...

Parched Plants: Ultimate STEM Challenge

This is Challenge three of the 2017-18 . The competition is open to teams of two to four students aged 11 to 14 from across the UK.  Students can win some fantastic prizes, including an invitation to a celebratory event at the Science Museum, an Ultimate STEM experience day, £500 for their...

Brilliant Biogas: Ultimate STEM Challenge

This challenge is to design a system to generate and capture biomethane from food waste. Students are then to conduct an investigation to measure how to produce the most biomethane and find the best design for extracting biomethane from food waste.

This is Challenge One of the 2017-18 ...

Stimulating Physics - careers and enterprise

The Institute of Physics worked with the  Career Development Organisation to produce activities aimed at improving students' attitude towards physics, and awareness of career routes.

The project developed two packs for use in schools with the help of the...

Assistant management

Ian is an assistant management accountant at Addenbrookes hospital, he discusses his role in this video. Ian decided against going to university and started work aged 18 in the accountancy department at the hospital where he has been supported in his studies and is still working towards becoming a qualified...

STEM Ambassador activity: creating captivating cornflour

The information sheet, from the Royal Academy of Engineering, covers what materials are required and encourages students to think about how a material alters as it is processed and how it can be used. Students are encouraged to think about enginnering applications for a material and also the marketing of a product...

Climate change floating gardens

A hands on activity from Practical Action showing students show to make a model of the floating gardens used in Bangladesh to adapt to the effects of climate change. Instructions on how to build a model of a ‘floating garden’ using very simple material and more information on the project are provided. Further case...

STEM Ambassador support: routes into engineering

This information bulletin, from the Royal Academy of Engineering, is aimed at teachers to help them encourage students into engineering careers. The bulletin provides three case studies about young engineers and also provides a selection of activities to engage students in thinking about engineering concepts and to...

Space scientist and science communicator: Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE

This is a lovely film clip which will help a range of students to feel that they can choose a career in science.  Dr Aderin Pocock is a Space Scientist and a Science Communicator, but she explains how she moved around from school to school and was told that she probably wouldn't be able to...

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