The success of our Athena SWAN initiatives is dependent on School staff and students, and their immense contibution to equality, diversity, and inclusion across our educational and research activities. On this page, you can find out more about just some of the ways that you can contribute to our ambitions.
The STEM Ambassador Programme seeks to have a life-changing impact for young people, actioned by STEM professionals in classrooms and communities. Within the Programme, STEM subjects are brought to life by over 30,000 volunteers, available across the UK, all free of charge. Inspiring communicators and relatable role models, they are here to help now, by connecting online. Aspirations raised, careers illuminated and learning supported.
STEM Ambassadors make an impact by supporting learning, helping young people to understand the real world applications of their learning, illuminating careers by showcase different careers, and providing information on roles and pathways into industry while raising awareness of the skills that are important in the workplace, and by raising aspirations, giving young people the opportunity to meet a wide range of inspiring role models, encouraging them as they think about their future.Find out more about becoming a STEM Ambassador >>>
The Sentinus Ambassador Programme enables everyday people from a wide range of working backgrounds to volunteer to act as inspiring role models to young people, via a range of direct contact and interaction.
Amongst other activities, Sentinus Ambassadors provide career discussions and advice, judge competitions in various STEM topics, assist with project work in local schools and colleges, and offer work placements for students to allow them to gain experience of working in a STEM area.Learn more about being a Sentinus Ambassador >>>
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