Connecting schools to the world of science, technology, engineering and maths

‌Science Connects holds the STEMNET contract for the management and co-ordination of the STEM Ambassador Programme in the West of Scotland. Science Connects also offers schools the STEM Advisory Network Service for information and advice on STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Maths) related enhancement and enrichment activities to inspire pupils in the STEM subjects.


Science Connects can:

  • Help to identify STEM opportunities, appropriate for each school's needs, to inspire pupils
  • Put schools and organisations together to develop Engagement and Enrichment activities
  • Share best practice and help teachers to achieve Curriculum for Excellence outcomes
  • Provide STEM Ambassadors to enthuse pupils

Science Connects is based at the University of Glasgow and offers an impartial STEM Advice Service to schools, promoting opportunities from organisations such as the Institute of Physics, the Royal Society of Chemistry, IET and the Royal Academy of Engineering.

For more information please contact Aileen Hamilton aileen.hamilton@glasgow.ac.uk