Teenagers from across the UK enjoyed a unique learning experience at the University of Portsmouth with a 4-day residential course giving the students a valuable insight into the field of electronic engineering. - July 06, 2011
From 11th to 14th April, one hundred students gathered at the University of Nottingham to attend a specially designed Railway Engineering residential course. Cutting across many disciplines, the course explored the design, construction and operation of railways and gave a valuable insight into what future railways could look like. - April 26, 2011
Independent educational charity The Smallpeice Trust is looking for 13 and 14 year old (Year 9) students with an interest in engineering and technology to apply to attend a Nuclear Marine Engineering course from 19th to 22nd July 2011.
This Nuclear Marine Engineering course will see students taking... - February 18, 2011
Educational charity The Smallpeice Trust will be running an Engineering Experience course at the University of Wolverhampton from 5th to 8th July 2011, giving eighty 13 and 14 year old (Year 9) students, the opportunity to explore the subject of engineering through a series of real-life challenges. - February 17, 2011
A new short Railway Engineering course takes place in April at the University of Nottingham and is designed for one hundred 13 and 14 year-old students to learn about careers in railway engineering in a series of hands-on workshops. - February 13, 2011
Thirty school children descended on the Houses of Parliament to compete in the final of the Renewable Energy Challenge run by educational charity The Smallpeice Trust, with prizes presented by Charles Hendry, Minister for the Department of Energy & Climate Change. The event also saw the launch of the industry report “Securing Tomorrow's Workforce” which highlights the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) education and training to Britain's future. - January 21, 2011
Nearly forty aspiring young engineers recently enjoyed a unique learning experience at BT Adastral Park in Ipswich. The group of 15 to 17 year old students spent three days finding out how to turn their creative engineering ideas into reality. Students learnt everything they needed to know about starting their own flourishing engineering enterprise, including technical, financial and marketing advice. - August 13, 2010
Seventy 13/14 year olds from schools in the Hampshire and Isle of Wight region recently attended a specially designed Engineering Experience residential course at the University of Portsmouth as part of the Get ahead with STEM! programme to encourage them to take up careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. - August 13, 2010
From the 26th to 29th of July, thirty students, ages 15 to 17 from across the UK attended a four-day residential course at Staffordshire University organised by The Smallpeice Trust. Here they were introduced to the role of robotics in engineering, looking at how they work, the roles they will be called upon to perform in the future as well as the advanced computer software that drives them. - August 11, 2010
Nearly 50 aspiring 15 to 17 year old engineers recently enjoyed a unique learning experience at The University of Manchester. The course gave students the opportunity to learn about the vibrant, innovative and global industry of sports materials, which brings together science, technology, engineering and imagination to develop high performance sporting products. - August 04, 2010
From 19th to 22nd July, 30 aspiring young engineers from across the UK enjoyed a unique learning experience at the University of Exeter’s Tremough Campus, near Penryn. The group of 15 to 17 year olds spent four days at the University’s Camborne School of Mines (CSM) learning about... - July 29, 2010
Leading engineering support Services Company, Babcock International Group, the Defence Academy and the Royal Navy teamed up with educational charity, The Smallpeice Trust to offer 50 school students from across the UK the chance to gain an insight into nuclear marine engineering.
From the 19th to 22nd... - July 29, 2010
From 19th to 22nd July, fifty students from across the UK attended a residential course to learn more about low carbon energy sources. Taking place at Newcastle University the students spent time discovering about new energy sources such as renewable tidal, wave and wind.
The four-day programme was... - July 25, 2010
From 12th to 15th July, 50 aspiring young engineers enjoyed a unique learning experience sponsored by and held at Aston University. The group of 16 and 17 year old students spent four days on campus as they tackled a variety of practical design-and-build projects which explored the fascinating world... - July 24, 2010
One hundred 13 and 14 year old students from schools across the UK, recently attended a Marine Technology course from the 6th to 9th July at the University of Southampton. The course provided students with a jam-packed timetable of educational and fun activities to give students an unique insight into the marine industry and the diverse and rewarding careers that it can offer. - July 23, 2010
From 5th to 8th July, thirty-five promising young engineers from across the UK benefited from a unique hands-on learning experience at Oxford Brookes University. This popular four-day residential programme was organised by The Smallpeice Trust in partnership with Oxford Brookes University.
Working alongside... - July 21, 2010
From 6th to 9th July 2010, 15/16 year olds from across the UK attended a Biomedical Engineering course at the University of Southampton developed in partnership with The Smallpeice Trust, the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) and the Holmes Hines Memorial Fund. - July 21, 2010
From 5th to 8th July, thirty 15/16 year old students were given a rare insight into the exciting and dynamic field of nanotechnology. During the four-day course organised by The Smallpeice Trust in partnership with the University of Leeds, students enjoyed a unique opportunity to learn first-hand about... - July 17, 2010
From 6th to 9th July, twenty 16 and 17 year-old students descended on the University of Southampton to take part in a Supercomputing course put together by The Smallpeice Trust and delivered in partnership with the University of Southampton’s School of Engineering Sciences and Microsoft.
During... - July 17, 2010
From 28th June to 1st July 2010, forty-five students aged 14/15 spent the week enjoying a unique learning experience at The University of Manchester. The four-day Engineering Materials residential course, organised by The Smallpeice Trust in partnership with the University’s School of Materials... - July 11, 2010
Forty 14 and 15 year old students from schools across the UK, recently attended the Marine Technology course from 27th June to 1st July at the University of Strathclyde. Students were given the opportunity to learn about marine engineering through a series of presentations and practical exercises. Working in teams, they were tasked with designing a radio-controlled replica of a large cargo ship to transport goods from Glasgow to Singapore. - July 04, 2010
From 21st to 25th June, nearly 40 students aged 14 and 15 from across the regions of the UK enjoyed a unique work experience event at the National Grid Training Centre near Newark, Nottinghamshire. The National Grid Work Experience Week is run by National Grid in partnership with the independent charity, The Smallpeice Trust, and is part of an ongoing programme of residential courses to help young people aged 13 to 18 learn and develop skills in engineering, design, technology and manufacturing. - July 02, 2010
Independent educational charity The Smallpeice Trust and UK’s largest utility company National Grid are looking for 14/15 year old (Year 10) students with an interest or natural flair in Science, Maths, Design or Technology to apply to attend a brand new "National Grid Work Experience Week"... - March 21, 2010
Independent educational charity The Smallpeice Trust is looking for 15-17 year old (Years 11 to 12) students with an interest or natural flair in Science, Maths, Design or Technology to apply to attend a new ‘Robotic Engineering’ residential course at Staffordshire University from 26th to... - March 13, 2010
Educational charity, The Smallpeice Trust is due to take part in the annual Big Bang Fair which will be held this year at Manchester Central from 11th to 13th March.
The fair which aims to inspire young people into a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) will provide the ideal... - March 11, 2010