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STEM Ambassadors

The STEM Ambassador Programme is a nationwide scheme dedicated to getting more young people interested in STEM!

The most valuable tool young people have at their disposal when considering future career paths are the people around them, and we believe that STEM Ambassadors can be their greatest source of inspiration.

 

STEM Ambassadors are volunteers with careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) or with a passion for STEM subjects.

 

The STEM Ambassador Programme for the North of Scotland is co-ordinated by a team based in Aberdeen Science Centre, with members of staff in Aberdeen, Thurso and Inverness.  So hopefully, wherever you are and whoever you are you can find someone to help

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For teachers and organisers

The programme allows young people to meet ambassadors from a range of different backgrounds.  They can show them the practical application of what they are learning in school as well as adding a fun and interactive twist.  They are completing free and spread across the north of Scotland. To request a STEM Ambassador, fill out the form below.

School Name and Postcode:
Contact Name:
Title, Date and Time of Activity:
Brief description of activity including role of STEM Ambassador:
E-mail:
Phone Number:
Number of students taking part and year group:
Additional notes (e.g. field of expertise, venue if different from school address, etc)

If you have any queries email us at stemambassadors@nullasc.scot. Remember, STEM Ambassadors are very knowledgeable and if you are unsure how to run an event they may be able to offer advice, just get in touch!

Become a STEM Ambassador

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If you have a passion for a STEM subject, would like to inspire young people and give them opportunities they wouldn’t otherwise have then become a STEM Ambassador.

1. Register on the database (completely free)

2. Attend an induction and complete PVG paperwork

3. Plan your first activity and await your PVG certificate

4. Take part in an event!

Upcoming Events

STEM Ambassador Induction - Aberdeen

Sessions run from 5-8pm on Tuesdays at ASC. Upcoming dates are: 20th June, 18th July and 15th August. Just let us know which date you would prefer when you sign up.

STEM Ambassador Induction - Inverness

Thursday 6th July, 5-7.30pm, The Spectrum Centre. Join other new ambassadors to find out more about how you can be invovled in the programme.

Working with Young People Workshop

Thursday 29th June, 5-7pm, ASC. Come along to this session to practice and develop your communication skills, gain confidence and pick up some top tips!

Inspire STEM in Primary Schools - June

Visit any of the following primary schools across Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray: Milltimber, Broomhill, Mile End, Portlethen, Banchory-Devenick, Mill O'Forest, Aberchirder, Johnshaven, Marykirk, Luthermuir, Findochty, Milne's, Lhanbryde, St Gerardines, New Elgin, Cluny, Rothes and Seafield.