There’s been a lot of talk of STEM recently - but what exactly is it? Simply put, STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, and they all play a vital role in the way we work and our quality of life. Think of the invention of vaccines, TVs, cars, even skyscrapers - all these were incredible STEM breakthroughs.
It’s not just science and tech industries that use STEM skills though - fashion designers, PR execs and even pastry chefs also rely on them to do their jobs effectively. We call this set of skills the STEM 7:
The STEM 7
What career could I go into?
No matter what level you study at, completing a STEM course opens up a whole host of options. This includes progress to university, or a career in many different sectors - including health, engineering, artificial intelligence, and renewable energy and environment.