Students spend 3 days at a leading UK university doing exciting hands-on activities and personal development sessions.
The Inspire course combines hands-on STE(A)M activities/projects, lectures and workshops, whilst meeting and working with undergraduates, postgraduates, technicians and academics who are there to share their experiences and own achievements.
Minimum of 30 participants, maximum of 60 participants.
A course is £245 per student.
Dates and Location
The course takes place at different universities across the UK.
Inspire courses consist of 3 days at a university.
Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects
Improve attainment and progress in STEM subjects
Learning what the engineering workplace is like
Develop engineering employability skills
Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers
Challenge stereotypes by showing the diversity of disciplines, people and skills involved in engineering
The Gatsby benchmarks are a framework for good careers guidance for schools across all of England and in some areas across the rest of the UK. This experience helps your school to reach the following benchmarks:
The essential skills every young person needs to succeed in education and their future career. Find out more at the Skills Builder Partnership. This experience builds the following skills:
Aiming High - the ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them.
Creativity - the use of imagination and the generation of new ideas.
Leadership - supporting, encouraging and motivating others to achieve a shared goal.
Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.
Problem Solving - the ability to find a solution to a complex situation or challenge.
Speaking - the oral transmission of information or ideas.
Staying Positive - the ability to use tactics to overcome setbacks and achieve goals.
Teamwork - working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goal.
Interact with our employees and engage in a range of STEM-related activities linked to the rail industry.
Hands-on STE(A)M activities and university taster courses to encourage young people into STEM-based careers.
Students gain first-hand experience of life at college, university and within a company.