With just 2 weeks to go, we’re so excited for The Big Bang Fair – the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for young people in the UK.
Young people will have the opportunity to meet engineers and scientists and take part in an array of exciting, interactive activities – ready to ignite students’ passion for STEM.
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Activity highlights include exploring coding with Amazon, changing lives with audiology and optometry with Specsavers, a drone coding experience with Code4Drones and a virtual reality space walk with the University of Sheffield’s Women in Engineering society.
Stage shows have returned! The Ministry of Science will host an exciting live experiment and The University of Wolverhampton will lead a journey through time with chemistry. Young people can find out more about STEM careers, including green careers, all over The Fair and at the dedicated careers panel stage.
Teachers can find out more about inspiring their students with STEM careers, pick up free careers resources and network with colleagues and peers in the dedicated ‘teacher hub’.
The Big Bang Fair is supported by organisations from across the education and STEM sector including The Department for Education, Get into Teaching, BBC, World Skills UK, Rolls Royce. This year also sees 26 new supporters join us, including Amazon, DePuy Synthes, Nissan Motors and The Blair Project.
Not to be missed - debuting at The Fair this year will be a new Generation Aviation stand – from the Civil Aviation Authority, Aerobility, The Royal Aeronautical Society, British Airways and TUI. Exhibiting in a joint space, the group are joining forces to inspire young people with the skills and career opportunities available in aviation and aerospace.
Plus, the incredible Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition showcase will take place on Thursday 22 June – where this year’s finalists will exhibit their projects. Winners will also be announced at an awards ceremony, including the crowning of the prestigious UK Young Engineer and UK Young Scientist of the Year.
The Big Bang Fair is taking place from 21 to 23 June 2023 at the NEC in Birmingham. There are limited tickets remaining for schools - book now