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About

Get up to Speed with STEM is a live, annual, one-day showcase event which aims to introduce, inform and inspire students, parents and teachers about the world of work in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing (STEM) sectors. It’s a superb, highly interactive careers showcase which, for over ten years, has promoted STEM-related career opportunities to over 39,000 young people, educators and families from across the Sheffield City Region and beyond. Each event sees Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham filled with fun and interactive exhibits from both local and national employers, to showcase their businesses, their industries and their employment opportunties.

The Get up to Speed with STEM 2024 live event will be held on Wednesday 20 March 2024 at Magna Science Adventure Centre.

Who’s it for?

For Employers:

Get up to Speed with STEM is an ideal platform to bring businesses together to promote and celebrate the sector’s success. The event gives companies the opportunity to showcase their services whilst helping to address the skills gap in STEM-related industries by demonstrating to young people how a STEM career can become their future.

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For Young People aged 8-25:

At this highly interactive careers showcase, there’s lots to see and do, with plenty of hands-on experiences. There’s also the chance to speak to employers and people already working in the industry, including apprentices and graduates. You can also find out about career pathways and opportunities.

For Educators:

Find out about the wide range of career opportunities for young people across the sector, establish employer links, and connect the currriculum to real life experiences. Your students can explore the diverse range of opportunities and pathways available in a stimulating, fun and interactive way. Contributing to Gatsby Benchmarks 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7.

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Sponsors

Get up to Speed is only possible thanks to our incredible event sponsors. Find out more about our 2024 event sponsors here…

Gold Sponsors

AESSeal
CBE+
Sheffield Forgemasters
Stream7
Company of Ironmongers

Silver Sponsors

ARM
Dragonfly PR
Forged Solutions Group
Hydra Creative
IET

Bronze Sponsors

AMETEK Land
AMG Chrome Ltd
Canal & River Trust
Clean Power Hydrogen (CPH2)
Highlander Computing Solutions
Made in Sheffield

Exhibitors

The following exhibitors have already signed up for 2024 with some very exciting things planned on their stands…

Agemaspark
Airmaster
Amazelab
Army
BAME Engineer's Society
Barnsley College
BGES Group
Castings Technology International
Cobra Sport Exhausts/Cobra Manufacturing
CWE Limited
Dave Mappin Racing
Esh Construction
Fairfield Control Systems
Gripple Ltd
Gulliver's Valley
IChemE
Imagination Gaming
Innovative Technology
Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
Jenx LTD
Kids Invent Stuff
Macalloy
Maker Futures
Magna Science Adventure Centre
Mclaren
Mini First Aid Sheffield
National Emergency Services Museum
National Video Games Museum
Naylor Industries Plc
Network Rail
Nuclear AMRC
Outokumpu Stainless Ltd
Police Regional Cyber Crime Unit
Project Kestrel
Pryor Marking Technology
Rotherham College, Dearne Valley College and North Notts College
Dearne Valley College
North Notts College
Rotherham Titans Community Foundation
AND Digital
Royal Air Force
SBD Apparel
SELSA
Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield Metallurgical and Engineering Association
Skills Street
South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue
South Yorkshire NHS & Social Care
The Company of Cutler's
The Sheffield College
The University of Sheffield AMRC Training Centre
Trough-Tec Systems, A Hird Group Co
Turbine Surface Technologies
UK Atomic Energy Authority
United Cast Bar (UK) Ltd
UTC Sheffield City Centre
VolkerRail
Vulcan to the Sky Trust

Visitor Booking

Join us on 20 March 2024 and be introduced, inspired, informed and interact with Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing.

The event (which contributes to Gatsby Benchmarks 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7) links the curriculum to real life experiences and explores the diverse range of opportunities and pathways available in a stimulating, fun and interactive way.

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For Young People aged 8-25:

At this highly interactive careers showcase, there’s lots to see and do, with plenty of hands-on experiences. There’s also the chance to speak to employers and people already working in the industry, including apprentices and graduates. You can also find out about career pathways and opportunities.

For Educators:

Find out about the wide range of career opportunities for young people across the sector, establish employer links, and connect the currriculum to real life experiences. Your students can explore the diverse range of opportunities and pathways available in a stimulating, fun and interactive way. Contributing to Gatsby Benchmarks 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7.

Parents/Carers:

This fantastic event will help you find out about options for your child in the industry sector and ask questions of employers and further education providers.

Sponsor & Exhibitor Booking

We are looking for businesses and organisations who want to directly engage with young people to exhibit at Get up to Speed with STEM 2024.

Exhibiting will include a stand at Magna Science Adventure Centre and providing content to include on the online platform for the virtual showcase.

You could consider sponsoring the event to demonstrate your commitment to encouraging young poeple into the STEM industries, and to gain an even greater reach for your business.

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Latest News

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Gold Sponsors Stream7 Announce GUTS TV partnered with The Work-wise Foundation

Read the full blog from Stream7, where they tell us about their involvement with Get up to Speed with STEM and the new and exciting GUTS TV they are planning in partnership with The Work-wise Foundation in 2024!

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How Get up to Speed Benefits AESSEAL® and the Future Generation

Check out AESSEAL®'s blog post, where they dive into how being a Gold Sponsor at Get Up to Speed with STEM benefits not only their organisation but also future generations!

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CBE+ share why they continue to be a Gold Sponsor of Get up to Speed with STEM

One of our Gold Sponsors, CBE+, Delves into Their Involvement with Get up to Speed with STEM in a Captivating Blog Post!