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Get Involved

Find out about STEM Ambassador events and training that are currently running. To help with forward planning, as an Ambassador you may want to get involved in national schemes, placements and awards. that either run at specific times of year or throughout the year. There are so many different schemes you can get involved in as a volunteer, you'll be spoilt for choice!

If you want to know more about any of the following please click the 'more' button - or contact via email on stemsussex@brighton.ac.uk.

The Big Bang Fair South East

Be part of the team that helps make the biggest STEM fair in the region a success! We need volunteers for 27 & 28 to guide and help run interactive workshops and shows.


Events Calendar

Book your place on one of the STEM Ambassador training or networking events.


Nuffield Research Placements

Want to change someone’s life this Summer? We are always looking for academic or industry based research placements in any STEM subject for bright 17 year olds in July/August.


STEMfest Information

Events in Sussex, Lewes, Crawley and Coastal West Sussex. Go to the STEMfest website, click ‘Get Involved’ to find out more.


CREST Awards

CREST Awards are undertaken by thousands of young people across the UK each year. STEM Ambassadors are welcome to get involved - either by mentoring students completing a relevant project, or training to assess the projects once complete.

Please email ambassadors@brighton.ac.uk for more details.

Engineering Education Scheme

The Engineering Education Scheme links teams of four Year 12 or S5/S6 students and their teacher with local companies to work on real STEM projects over a period of about 6 months. If you think your company might be interested, click ‘more’ for further information.


Code Club

​Code Club is a nationwide network of after-school clubs for young people aged 9-11, run by volunteers following provided lesson plans. You just need basic coding skills and the enthusiasm to run or support a club local to you on a regular basis.

For more information visit https://www.codeclub.org.uk


​Greenpower work to inspire young people by getting them involved in building and racing electric cars at events around the UK. You can get involved by either supporting a team with their build (usually an after school club), or by volunteering on race days.

For more information visit http://greenpower.co.uk/