University of the Highlands and Islands STEM Team

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

Primary Schools

Take part in hands-on, inspirational STEM activities:

  • Visit the STEM Hub and experience the Inverness Campus
  • Organise a visit to your school by our Science Communicators

Secondary Schools

  • A range of workshops that can be delivered in school
  • Partnership projects

Youth organisations

  • Science investigator badge workshops for Scouting and Girlguiding
  • Inverness Code Club

Building Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) skills is vital to the future of the Highlands and Islands and we are committed to promoting STEM subjects and careers in the local area.

Generously supported by SSE, the University of the Highlands and Islands STEM team offers a range of fully funded programmes to primary schools, secondary schools and youth organisations in the Highland Council area.

All our programmes are designed to:

Promote child engagement in STEM subjects

Raise pupil aspirations to STEM study and careers

Address gender stereotypes in STEM

Showcase the exciting STEM research the University is undertaking in the local area