Girls Into Engineering (residential)

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Do you like the idea of using science and maths to help people and the environment? Have you always enjoyed solving problems in creative ways? If so, join us and test your technical and team skills with industry experts at one of the UK’s leading universities. Working with young people your age, you will unlock your potential as a brilliant engineer of the future. This could be the first step on a career path that can really take you places. The course is for Year 8/9 in England and Wales, S2/3 in Scotland and Year 9/10 in Northern Ireland.

This residential course at the University of Loughborough is supported by GE, Leonardo and the ERA Foundation. By partnering with these amazing companies, we are able to introduce you to experts in the field and allow you to develop and test your own products with the support and guidance of people who live the engineering life every day.

‘I enjoyed working with a new team as they were really fun to work with and it was amazing listening to proper engineers and listening about their route to becoming an engineer.’
Girls Into Engineering Student 2021


16 Aug - 18 Aug 2022
Start time: 10:00 hrs
Finish time: 16:30 hrs


Loughborough University



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You will gain hands-on experience of creating, designing and inventing - learning from engineers who do it every day. Staying at the University of Loughborough will give you a priceless insight into student life and allow you to meet like-minded people of the same age from across the country.

Our courses give you a glimpse of the jobs you could go on to do after school, and one of the most important benefits we offer is the chance to have your questions answered by engineers and leading academics. If you have ever wondered what a typical day looks like as a female engineer, this is your chance to witness it first-hand.

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