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Real life maths - Roma Agrawal

Roma Agrawal is an Associate Structural Engineer at engineering company WSP. She is responsible for making buildings and bridges stand up.

In this resource students explore how to protect tall buildings from the wind force that acts on them. Students...

Real life maths - Karen Dawe

Dr Karen Dawe is a STEM Ambassador and Research Associate for ALSPAC (Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children aka 'children of the 90's'). She is in charge of data quality for the ‘Focus on Mothers’ clinic which is gathering data on the mums of the ‘children of the 90s’. She writes...

Real life maths - Mel Watson

Mel Watson is a Biomedical Scientist at the University Hospitals Bristol Foundation NHS Trust and a STEM Ambassador. Her area of specialism is Haematology – the study of blood cells. She is responsible for ensuring accurate and quality assured diagnostic reports from biological specimens,...

Real life maths - Hannah West

​As well as being a STEM Ambassador, Lieutenant Commander Hannah West is also a Requirements Manager in the Air Platform Systems Project Team in the Royal Navy. Hannah has been responsible for managing a maintenance department, supporting the flying operations of three helicopters. Her role...

The sky's the limit

This video shows the huge range of industries and sectors which students could work in with qualifications in STEM subjects.

Modern Muse

Modern Muse is a free online resource that empowers girls and young women to make informed careers decisions.

It gives students, parents and teachers access to over 1,000 female role models (Muses) and the companies that they work for. The Muses are from different backgrounds, are all ages and are at...

Top ten employability skills

Employability Skills are often based on knowledge, technical skills and attitude – skills which employers greatly value in their employees.

This poster from STEM Learning highlights the 10 main skills that employers value. The accompanying guidance notes show you how to use the poster as...

Product development engineer

This video presents Chris Bellamy who is a product engineer at Jaguar Land Rover. Chris describes the benefits of the company’s graduate scheme and his current role within a ‘body engineering’ team which designs all visible aspects in a vehicle. Chris talks about his early interests and why he decided to study...

Technical apprentice in electronic engineering

In this film Christina Dines, a technical apprentice in electronic engineering at BAE Systems, describes how much she enjoys being involved in the company’s projects, tasks and clients and how her ‘can do’ attitude helps her with the problem-solving aspects of her role. Christina emphasises that her role involves...

Mechanical technician

Having completed her four year apprenticeship scheme at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, Lydia is currently involved in nuclear fusion research, and specifically in pre-assembly of parts that are used to build a reactor. Her role requires checking if the parts are built and work as they should. Lydia describes...

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