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STEM Academy at Skills London Excel

STEM Academy at Skills London Excel

We are delighted to be back at the Excel Centre today and Saturday. Please see photo of our exhibition. If you want to find out more about STEM Academy Tech City...


Amazing Open Evening

STEM Academy had it first Open Evening for Sept 2015 applicant. The college was packed and it  was an amazing success. The feedback from students and parents was...


STEM Academy has at its heart a strong focus and commitment in preparing its students for the world of work; this will be achieved through STEM Academy Career First programme.

At STEM Academy our vision is to enable our students to acquire new knowledge and have the tools to succeed in the future.

Studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects opens up a wide and varied range of career opportunities and employment choices. Students who study STEM subjects acquire analytical and problem-solving skills that are highly attractive to potential employers.

Did you know that STEM graduates earn on average 30% more over their lifetime than graduates from other disciplines?

The CBI annual skills report (Learning to grow, 2012) identified 42% of employers as having difficulties in recruiting STEM-skilled employees.

Major STEM sectors and top employers

Aerospace – Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, Boeing, Macedonian Airways, Private Jet Charter, BAA

Automotive – Rolls-Royce

Biomedical – The Biomedical Research Education Trust, Henderson Biomedical, AstraZeneca

Financial & professional – MatchTech, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), Besso, Mackenzie Stuart, Barclays, National Westminster Bank

Chemicals – Thames Water, BP, Shell, Premier Oil

Digital & creative – BT, Sony Ericsson, TalkTalk

Food & drink – The Park Royal Food Innovation Centre (PRFIC), Associated British Foods, Cadbury plc

There are lots of interesting and exciting jobs including:

  • Scientific advisor for cosmetics
  • Digital designer
  • Games designer / developer
  • Food technologist
  • Sports technologist


  • Marine biologist
  • Snowboard designer
  • Spacecraft engineer
  • Civil engineer
  • Structural engineer

Find out more routes into an engineering careers here.

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