WOOP Marvellous Medics STEM Day
Jul
19
8:50 AM08:50

WOOP Marvellous Medics STEM Day

STEM day @ Edgbarrow School, Crowthorne featuring the Medical Mavericks

Please note this is a CLOSED EVENT

Students get to use real medical kit to find out what goes on in a hospital. You can record an ECG from your heart, use an ultrasound machine to see images of the inside of your body and much more! As well as the usual doctors, nurses and paramedics, the main focus will be on Healthcare Science careers that are responsible for 85% of all the diagnostic tests in the NHS.

You can find out about Physiology, Lab Science, Medical Physics, Medical Engineering and Bioinformatics.... so there is something for everyone that likes science, engineering, maths, IT & computing and so much more. 

This event is organised by Adviza 
Get in touch.

Althouigh this is a closed event if you would like us to organise a similar event please get in touch with the WOOP team. All WOOP events are provided free of charge. 

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WOOP STEM GAMING DAY
Jul
10
9:00 AM09:00

WOOP STEM GAMING DAY

WOOP STEM GAMING DAY

Trinity School, Newbury

 10 July 2018:  09:00 — 13:25

Please note this is a closed event

Students are given the opportunity to develop their

very own video game using a tool called Construct.

After a plenary session where students are shown the

fundamental principles of building a level.  Each group is then

tasked with making levels in their game before feedback is provided

and finally they make a version of the game available to play online.

 

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WOOP Marvellous Medics STEM Day - Reading
May
11
9:00 AM09:00

WOOP Marvellous Medics STEM Day - Reading

STEM day @ Littleheath School, Reading featuring the Medical Mavericks

Please note this is a CLOSED EVENT

Students get to use real medical kit to find out what goes on in a hospital. You can record an ECG from your heart, use an ultrasound machine to see images of the inside of your body and much more! As well as the usual doctors, nurses and paramedics, the main focus will be on Healthcare Science careers that are responsible for 85% of all the diagnostic tests in the NHS.

You can find out about Physiology, Lab Science, Medical Physics, Medical Engineering and Bioinformatics.... so there is something for everyone that likes science, engineering, maths, IT & computing and so much more. 

This event is organised by Adviza 
Get in touch.

Althouigh this is a closed event if you would like us to organise a similar event please get in touch with the WOOP team. All WOOP events are provided free of charge. 

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The Great STEM & Progression Event (2 Days) - Newbury College
Mar
26
to Mar 27

The Great STEM & Progression Event (2 Days) - Newbury College

Note: this March event is over 2 days: Monday 26th 11am - 6:30pm & Tues 27th 11am - 3pm 

Employers from STEM industries are attending on 26/27 March to help promote careers in Science, Technology and Engineering.

Each day will include employer exhibits, keynote speakers, interactive workshops and apprenticeship information.

Universities will showcase STEM courses.

Monday focuses on the following industries: engineering, technology, construction,            finance, maths and apprenticeships.

Tuesday focuses on IT, graphic & digital media, art, animal care, health & social care and sports science.

Open to students Year 11 upwards.

School groups are required to pre-book (Contact Steve Greenwood on 01635 845000)

Further details: www.newbury-college.ac.uk 

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Worlds of Opportunity (WOOP) Careers Talk (IT or Engineering) - Reading
Mar
15
5:00 PM17:00

Worlds of Opportunity (WOOP) Careers Talk (IT or Engineering) - Reading

Worlds of Opportunity (WOOP) Careers Talk

Find out about careers in IT or Engineering

Are you thinking of going in to a career IT or engineering?

We have visitors at the college from Cisco and Jacobs who can tell you about how they got their job, a typical day at work, their qualifications and training and what they are planning to do next.

This is a fantastic opportunity to hear what it is really like to work in industry and how you could do the same!

There will be an opportunity to ask questions after the talk.

After this event you can also take part in the Reading College Technology Taster event which is running from 6 – 7.30pm to find out about our study programmes at the college.

Register here: www.reading-college.ac.uk/events

 

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WOOP Apprenticeship Careers Fair - Bracknell
Mar
7
11:00 AM11:00

WOOP Apprenticeship Careers Fair - Bracknell

Seize the opportunity to find out about apprenticeships available from a range of employers with a particular focus on STEM.

This is an opportunity to find out in a hands-on way about apprenticeships in a range of areas including in Science, Technology, and Maths; looking beyond the hype to discover exactly what’s involved in undertaking a course in one of these subjects.

Presentations, displays and other activities from employers including:

Chartered Institute of Credit Management

Lloyds register

Clarkson Evans

UCFB

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Moore Stephens LLP

Dimensions

acerta24.com

Equinix

Bracknell and Wokingham College

Register here..

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Build Up Your Business
Jan
31
8:15 AM08:15

Build Up Your Business

Build up your Business provides young people aged 15+ with the opportunity to learn about craft, technical design and management roles and employability skills within the Construction Industry. Up to 144 students in teams of 12 work through a business simulation to develop a piece of land in Reading,, construct a desktop building model and start a business idea. Working together in a different and challenging environment with business facilitators, to solve problems and make choices culminating in a finished project.  Under very tight budget and time constraints, they take on a business role such as Project Manager, Construction Manager, Architect, Environmental Officer and Quantity Surveyor amongst others, to create and present a successful business.

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED but if you would like us to organise a similar event please get in touch with the WOOP team. All WOOP events are provided free of charge. 

 

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Science Goes Big at BCA
Nov
10
9:00 AM09:00

Science Goes Big at BCA

  • BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A Science careers day for BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture), Students.  The event is open to all students who are 15yrs+ and interested in exploring STEM career options.

The day will include:

  • Medical Mavericks:  A Hospital Simulation and Challenge the Champions practical events - with a careers education theme
  • A workshop on higher apprenticeships to explore alternative options, within the world of STEM
  • Employability and career advice interactive talk
  • A hands-on STEM workshop delivered by a local STEM employer

BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture), Hall Place, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 6QR

This event is organised by Adviza 
Get in touch.

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED but if you would like us to organise a similar event please get in touch with the WOOP team. All WOOP events are provided free of charge. 

 

 
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Free Parents & Student STEM Careers Evening - Maidenhead
Nov
9
5:45 PM17:45

Free Parents & Student STEM Careers Evening - Maidenhead

  • BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Free Parents & Student STEM Career Evening

The event is open to all parents and students who are interested in exploring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) career options.

Register your attendance:  https://www.bca.ac.uk/event/science-goes-big-bca/

The evening will include:

  • STEM Employer stands to discuss career options within local companies (including the Ministry of Defence, QA, GlaxoSmithKline and others)
  • A workshop on higher apprenticeships to explore alternative options, within the world of STEM
  • Employability and career advice– Getting Ready for the Work Place
  • A hands-on STEM workshop in a laboratory
  • Careers advice and information on how psychometric testing can help plan careers

This event is a combined venture with the Berkshire College of Agriculture and the Worlds of Opportunity (WOOP) project, which is looking to close the Berkshire STEM skills gap, to support the local business talent pipeline.  

WOOP is funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency and European Social Fund and brought to you by Adviza in partnership with Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership

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STEM Hands-on Careers Event
Nov
9
9:30 AM09:30

STEM Hands-on Careers Event

  • BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A FREE hands-on STEM careers day for local schools, at the BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture), in Maidenhead.  The event is open to all students who are 15yrs+ and interested in exploring STEM career options.

The day will include:

  • Medical Mavericks:  A hands on workshop where students can take blood, record and print an ECG, try keyhole surgery, see inside their body with an ultrasound machine and take a picture of the inside of their eye! This introduces dozens of careers in the NHS to your students.
  • A workshop on higher apprenticeships to explore alternative options, within the world of STEM
  • Employability and career advice interactive talk
  • A hands-on STEM workshop delivered by a local STEM employer

BCA (Berkshire College of Agriculture), Hall Place, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 6QR

BOOKING FORM for school groups - upon completion please send to clairereeves@adviza.org.uk

 
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STEM Careers Afternoon - Reading
Nov
1
5:00 AM05:00

STEM Careers Afternoon - Reading

Come along to find out about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in the Berkshire area.

Meet employers, including: Vodafone, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (British Army), Royal Navy, Atkins, Royal Berkshire Hospital, UK Atomic Energy Association and Peter Brett Associates. The REME are bringing along a helicopter engine and a virtual reality welding activity.

We have talks about Women in STEM, civil engineering careers and working in scientific research from representatives from the University of Reading and the University of Oxford.

See demonstrations of digital mixing desks from SAE Institute and find out about technology in the music and media industry.  

You can find out about routes into the career you want via college courses, training, higher education or apprenticeships and get careers advice from our industry experts.

All this, plus dancing robots, spooky science and much more!

http://www.reading-college.ac.uk/events/woop-worlds-opportunity-event-wednesday-1-novemb

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Bracknell Forest Careers Event
Oct
12
9:30 AM09:30

Bracknell Forest Careers Event

At this FREE event, students will have the opportunity to meet and interact with a range of businesses to find out more about opportunities that exist within the range of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

Employers will be on hand to engage with students through a range of hands on activities and discussions to raise awareness of entry levels, expectations and ways into work within various roles.

Students will also have the opportunity to participate in Pathway presentations to explore Post 16 options and to hear more about WOOP opportunities in their area.

This is the perfect event to meet some top employers and start networking.

Organised by Learning to Work

For more information email Linda Moody l.moody@learningtowork.org.uk
or register here:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bracknell-forest-careers-event-2017-worlds-of-opportunity-registration-37755389386

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Science Careers & Revision Day at St Crispin's
Oct
12
9:00 AM09:00

Science Careers & Revision Day at St Crispin's

A Science themed careers and revision day for year 11 students.

Learn more about the possibilities that Science can open up for you and your future career.

As well as a STEM careers stand there will be an afternoon talk about inspiring career paths
within Science.

 

This event is organised by Adviza 
Get in touch.

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED but if you would like us to organise a similar event please get in touch with the WOOP team. All WOOP events are provided free of charge. 

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Post 16 STEM Conference
Oct
4
9:00 AM09:00

Post 16 STEM Conference

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and interact with a range of business volunteers to find out more about opportunities that exist within the range of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).

Employers will be on hand to engage with students; the event will involve discussion on skills and qualities that employers are looking for, diversity in the workplace, the past, present and future of the job market, and a speed networking session where the students will network with over twenty business volunteers.

This is the perfect event to meet some top employers, and develop a better understanding of STEM in the world of work.

Organised by Learning to Work

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED but if you would like us to organise a similar event please get in touch with the WOOP team. All WOOP events are provided free of charge. 

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Welcome to the World of Finance
Oct
3
1:30 PM13:30

Welcome to the World of Finance

Students will have the opportunity to meet and interact with a range of business volunteers to find out more about opportunities that exist specifically within the Maths sector of STEM.

The event will include workshops on careers in banking, information and guidance about careers available in the Maths sector and a hands-on Maths-related activity. It will also provide students with the opportunity to take part in a personal finance workshop.

The event will end with a Q&A session where students will interact with business volunteers across a variety of careers. This is the perfect event to meet some top employers, and develop a better understanding of STEM in the world of work.

Organised by Learning to Work in collaboration with the Adviza lead WOOP project

For more information email Nancy Lalor n.lalor@learningtowork.org.uk

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WOOP for Reading
Jul
28
to Jul 29

WOOP for Reading

  • Broad Street Reading, England, RG1 United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This exciting free 2- day event to encourage Berkshire residents to find out more about job opportunities in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).  The event, held in conjunction with GameWagon, social enterprise Against the Grain and various local employers will provide you with an insight into the gaming industry and feature a series of hands on workshops with items to make and take home. 

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WOOP for Newbury
Jul
21
to Jul 22

WOOP for Newbury

  • Northbrook Street Newbury, England, RG14 United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Reading will host an exciting free 2- day event to encourage Berkshire residents to find out more about job opportunities in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).  The event, held in conjunction with GameWagon, a custom-built gaming vehicle will give you the opportunity to take part in coding; steer a robot around a course and even pilot a drone!

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Interactive Tech Event
Jul
18
to Jul 19

Interactive Tech Event

Take part in this exciting event and experience the "Teach your parents to code" (ages 8 - 18)  and "Give Tech a Try" (ages 15 - 24) sessions. Learn about MicroBit's, Raspberry Pi's, vlogs, blogs and more. Also try your hand at different forms of tech from VR to robotics.

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Team Challenge
Jul
18
9:00 AM09:00

Team Challenge

Students will be inspired by a local business ambassador to explore the world of computer programming and its use in a real world work environment. They will build and programme a LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robot and test their skills in a robot race off. 

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WOOP GameWagon
Jul
17
to Jul 18

WOOP GameWagon

  • Edgbarrow School, Crowthorne (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We've got a series of fun workshops lined up for students, all designed to get them excited about the world of work where science, technology, engineering and maths qualifications are essential.

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Team Challenge
Jul
7
9:00 AM09:00

Team Challenge

Students work in small teams to build a robot and programme it to follow complex demands using LEGO® MINDSTORMS®. Local employer ambassadors will share their real world experiences of computer programming and other ICT skills. 

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