Love STEM Festival
Love STEM Festival
Free to attend
Saturday 26 May 2018
11:00 - 15:00
Go Higher West Yorkshire would like you to join us at the University of Bradford for the Love STEM Festival.
- Get involved with interactive activities
- Gain insight into the exciting opportunities STEM subjects can offer you
- Meet people who work in STEM industries
- Speak with expert tutors who teach STEM subjects
What is STEM?
STEM is an educational programme which brings together:
It's designed to prepare primary and secondary school students for further and higher education study in these areas.
Celebrity guest Marty Jopson
We are excited to announce that 'Science bloke' Marty Jopson from BBC's The One Show will be performing at the festival.
Marty's action-packed show will take you on a tour of household science. He will also address conundrums like:
- What really makes cakes rise?
- Why do soap bubbles burst?
- How do you get the quartz out of a clock using a hammer?
Timetable of activity
|Check in||Norcroft Centre||11:00|
|Visit STEM stalls, talk to STEM ambassadors, meet STEM students||Norcroft Centre||11:00 - 15:00|
|STEM workshops||STEM Centre||11:00 - 15:00|
|Celebrity VIP speaker: Marty Jopson||Horton Barn||12:30 - 13:30|
|Guest speaker: Dr John Sutcliffe, talk on radiation||Horton Barn||13:30 - 14:00|
STEM 'Build' workshops
Take part in our exciting 'STEM Factory' in the STEM Centre - understand how to build things you never thought possible:
- Build a 5-note piano
- Build a cloud
- Build a robot
- Build an immunity
- Build a future
Throughout the day you will have the chance to take part in experiments on the stands, talk to experts, and learn what current University of Bradford students do to enhance their STEM skills.
On the day: where to go
The festival will take place at the Norcroft Centre and STEM Centre.
Limited spaces are available at Shearbridge Green car park.
For sat navs, use BD7 1AZ to Great Horton Road, and then follow the direction signs.
The University is a 15-20 minute walk from Bradford Interchange and Forster Square stations.
The 576 bus runs from Bradford Interchange to the University.
Find out more
To find out more about the event, please contact our enquiries team on:
- Email: email@example.com
Exhibiting at the Love STEM Festival
If you are interested in exhibiting at the Love STEM Festival, or working with the University of Bradford, please contact Janet Smith-Harrison on: