Crawley STEMfest aims to enthuse the next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.
Crawley STEMfest – inspiring the next generation!
– Enthusing the Scientists, Technologists, Engineers and Mathematicians of the future
– Forging links with businesses in the STEM community
– Providing exciting hands-on experience of the latest innovations
Now in its sixth year, Crawley STEMfest is a series of interactive shows, workshops and demonstrations that take place in schools and colleges, in STEM Clubs and at a major public event in Crawley town centre during May and June. Thousands of young people and their parents and teachers – as well as anyone who is interested or works in STEM – have the opportunity to get involved.
Crawley STEMfest helps to inspire the next generation to study and build careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), and to develop the tools and techniques that will drive the economy of the future. This video outlines some of the activities or earlier events.
Crawley STEMfest and the Big Bang Fair South East are organised by STEM Sussex, the STEM outreach department of the University of Brighton, in partnership with Crawley Borough Council and Central Sussex College, and the headline sponsors since its inception in 2012 have been CGG, the world’s largest geophysical company.
“Through Crawley STEMfest and the Big Bang South East, young people will get an idea of the opportunities ahead in an exciting and inspiring environment.”
Henry Smith, MP for Crawley
Schools and companies throughout the South East are signing up for the biggest regional science event in the UK – the 2017 Big Bang Fair South East.
Planning is under way for the sixth edition of one of the South’s biggest and most important events for young people
More than 8,000 students from almost 200 schools across the region came to celebrate, be inspired by and engage with the wonderful world of STEM.