GM Higher, Greater Manchester Higher, Widening participation, Social mobility, Outreach

Aiming Higher Together

Explore STEM

Wigan and Leigh College

Event date/s: Friday 28th September
Event start/end time: 9.30am - 3pm
Delivery method: On Campus
Audience: Learners
Target Age Groups: Y10
Type of activity: Workshop
Topic of activity: Subject Specific
Booking type: Schools
Booking instructions: 90 places available. Please book direct with


A fun and engaging carousel of STEM subjects and activities for learners to experience and see the exciting career opportunities available to them in the future. Students will get to sample a variety of STEM related workshops including:

Civil Engineering: A Bridge too far? Bridge design challenge

Mechanical Engineering: The Rise of the Drones

Electrical Engineering: The Dobot Challenge

Science: Projectile Motion Rocket Launch – It is rocket science!

Computer Science: Ethical Programming – it’s all in the algorithm

Construction: Get Connected – Electricity & water in a constructed world

There will also be the opportunity to speak to employers and apprentices in our Employer Market Place and learners can find out first hand about the world of work, opportunities and developments, future jobs and how to climb the career ladder.

Lunch and refreshments provided.

Meets Gatsby benchmarks 4, 5 & 7


Telephone: 01942 761545


Wigan & Leigh College, Pagefield Centre, Wigan, WN1 2JH