Girls in STEM is a three day, two night residential summer school for girls in Year 9 and Year 10 who are interested in STEM subjects(Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).
The aim of the Girls in STEM project is to raise students confidence and knowledge about future careers available to them. The residential will enable the visitors to have an understanding of the routes needed to get into the careers they are interested in.
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Day one on the Girls in STEM residential will focus on team building and students getting used to their surroundings.
Over the two nights the students will have be staying in Oxford Brookes University halls of residence, in flats of 6 bedrooms.
Day Two - London
We plan to take the participants to visit the Science Museum in London. As well as having the opportunity to walk around the museum at their own pace, participants will be booked onto mandatory educational science workshops.
Sicne the group are in London, students will attend an evening cultural visit to a theatre production.
Day Three - visit another university
Before participants attend the residential, they would have selected which subject specific activity day they would like to attend at Oxford Brookes University, University of Oxford, University of Reading or Buckingham New University.
The end of the Girls in STEM residential will welcome parents to attend an afternoon tea followed by a guest speaker as well as a certificate ceremony to close the event.
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This programme is developed and delivered by Oxford Brookes University for Study Higher.