Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Strengthening the STEM agenda from schools and into higher education
- Building a strong STEM capability for the region
- Enabling employers to meet business objectives and the region’s economic priorities
- Raising the level of numeracy in the community
- Building understanding, knowledge and expertise to support the sustainability drive in the region
What is it all about?
The Bournemouth and Poole College STEM Centre is a focal point to enhance and enrich the student experience of STEM subjects and to help them become aware of the wealth of opportunities in STEM related careers.
The Centre has been developed in partnership with NEF (New Engineering Foundation) and industry representatives to provide high quality education and training and to facilitate events and activities.
Students will have the opportunity to study emerging technology fields such as Biological Sciences with access to cutting edge laboratories and control manufacturing supported by CNC facilities.
An innovative approach to maths education prepares students for the world of work. Employers provide work placement opportunities and ensure our courses are aligned to current workplace practices both of which provide our students with the competitive edge. With this approach we aim to provide a workforce well equipped to meet the needs of business and local economy.