Skip to content

Get up to Speed with STEM is a live, annual, one-day showcase event which aims to introduce, inform and inspire students, parents and teachers about the world of work in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing (STEM) sectors. It’s a superb, highly interactive careers showcase which, for over ten years, has promoted STEM-related career opportunities to over 39,000 young people, educators and families from across the Sheffield City Region and beyond.

Each event sees Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham filled with fun and interactive exhibits from both local and national employers, to showcase their businesses, their industries and their employment opportunities.

Introducing, inspiring, informing and interacting with Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing. 

Linking the curriculum to real life experiences and exploring the diverse range of opportunities and pathways available in a stimulating, fun and interactive way.

Young People (8 to 25 years): There are lots to see and do, to get your hands on and speak to people already working in the industry including apprentices and graduates. Also, you can find out about career pathways and opportunities.

Teachers/Lecturers: Find out about the wide range of career opportunities for young people across the sector, establish employer links and enhance curriculum delivery in a fun and interactive way.

Parents: It will help you to find out about options for your son or daughter in the industry sector and you can ask questions of employers and education providers.

To book to attend the event visit: Book To Attend 2024 – Get up to Speed

Get up to Speed with STEM for Businesses

Get up to Speed gives companies the opportunity to showcase their business whilst helping to address the skills gap in STEM-related industries. Events throughout the day allow networking and promotion, whilst almost 5,000 visitors give companies the opportunity to engage their future workforce. If you are interested in exhibiting at the event, please get in touch with The Work-wise Foundation by contacting Beth at

The 2024 Get up to Speed with STEM will be held at Magna Science Adventure Centre on Wednesday 20th March.

For more information and to register to attend visit

Get up to Speed with STEM
Get up to Speed with STEM

For information on other events at Magna, see our What’s On listings.