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STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics and is commonly referred to in school, the media and in general society.

Across the world, there has been a rapid growth in high-tech occupations and a decline in qualified and diverse candidates for those positions. But besides this, the activities linked to STEM are really fun! 


There are thousands of amazing opportunities out there a to help people to understand how Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics impact our world and prepare the workforce of tomorrow.

Look out for the STEM activities on the BARTS XTRA calendar. These sessions may take the form of:

  • Links to existing online STEM resources

  • Pre-recorded STEM experiments/talks

  • Live STEM discussions with someone from a specific sector