Girls into STEM

Date and time
Wednesday, 15 March 2023
09.30 - 14.30

Markeaton Street, Derby Campus
Markeaton Street
DE22 3AW

Please note this event is now fully booked.

Year group: Year 8
Maximum size of group: 15


Our Girls into STEM event engages Year 8 girls in considering their GCSE options and future career path through a range of STEM taster sessions. Students will also have the opportunity to meet inspirational women in STEM careers across Derbyshire. 

This year's event will be running at our Markeaton Street site. For information on the structure of the event, please refer to the table below

A student laughing in a classroom.

I have a bigger view of what I want to do in the future and I like VR and technology

Year 8 student
Girls into STEM 2022


The schedule is subject to change with availability on the day.

Timing Activity
9.30am-10am Arrival

Introduction to Girls into STEM and guest speakers


STEM campus tour and meet employers working in STEM

11.30am-12.15pm STEM taster session 1 (delivered either by an employer or an academic in STEM)
12.15pm-1pm Lunch
1pm-1.45pm STEM taster session 2 (delivered either by an employer or an academic in STEM)
1.45pm-2.30pm Celebrations, evaluations, and goodbyes
100%of students think that people of all genders can work in STEM
65%increase in students who say they now have a good awareness of the range of jobs in STEM
40%increase in students who feel like they would fit in at university
Students at the Girls into STEM fair
Students looking up at the camera
Two students sat reading a prospectus at STEMFest.

Widening Access event enquiry form

If you would like to attend this event please complete this form to book your place, feel free to add in any additional questions. Places will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. 

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