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AMBASSADORS

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In the South East, there are more than 4,000 registered STEM Ambassadors who carry out many different types of roles with many companies. They all volunteer their time to support the next generation to make informed choices. These videos show some of the diversity of STEM roles and the many different routes into each career, but if you have questions you can also email askanambassador@canterbury.ac.uk and we will get the answers to your questions.

 

Profiles

Engineering - Teledyne e2v

“Engineers are people who use maths and science to turn ideas into reality.”

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Lance Corporal in Royal Engineers - Kayleigh

“Highlight of my career so far in my eyes is having the opportunity to go sky diving in Chicago”

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Sapper in Royal Engineers - Jade

“It has changed my life in terms of the confidence I now have ”

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Mechanical Engineer - Ashique

“Being a mechanical engineer allow you to appreciate the science and complexity of equipment, and also the sense of satisfaction when everything falls in place.”

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Electrical Engineer - Jasmine

“I wanted to do something more practical and creative, so I pursued an apprenticeship.”

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Chemical Engineer - Xin

“My work as a scientist, and also an engineer, is trying to avoid and solve problems with daily life applications.”

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Ecologist - Joe

“This is one of many examples where science can be applied in real-world settings, doing real-world things.”

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Biologist - Chris

“It’s easy to discover something, even in your own garden, balcony or park, something really interesting about the world we live in and how it works.”

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Subsea Engineer - Beatrice

“This is a very interesting type of job, it allows me to travel and visit a lot of interesting countries where our energy comes from…thousands of metres below the sea.”

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Biomedical Scientists - Kings College Hospital Team

“There are hundreds of jobs you can do in a hospital…you’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg; the possibilities are endless!”

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Electrical Engineer - Matteo

“At school, I wasn’t the best students and I thought university wouldn’t be the best option for me…I set a target to be the first chartered engineer in my family.”

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Materials and Corrosion Engineer - Emeka

“I get to meet, speak to and work with people from all around the world and I get involved in new challenges…it’s not the same everyday.”

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Maritime Civil Engineer - Khatab

“One day, you might join us as a Maritime Civil Engineer to mark your name in history by creating a brave, new maritime world for us.”

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Flood and Coastal Risk Management Senior Advisor - Guy

“I spend my time looking at what we can do to help communities.”

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Technical Safety Engineer - Abi

“Always seek opportunities to learn new information and there is never a time when you stop learning.”

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Disaster Risk Engineer - Josh

“I didn't know when I started working that my love of Maths and Physics at school and application to engineering would have me crawling around collapsed buildings looking for people trapped in disasters.”

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Research Scientist in Astrophysics - Peter

“I use telescopes all around the world to look at very distant galaxies.”

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Heating Engineer - David

“Everyday is different; going to different places everyday and facing new challenges.”

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Geoarchaeologist - Holly

“We can visualise what the topography looked like at different points in time when humans interacted with it.”

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Osteopathy - Oliver

“I watched too much Braniac, so I knew I wanted to do something science-related!”

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Trainee Clinical Scientists - Hannah and Megan

“Without us, the doctors and nurses wouldn't be able to treat the patients on the wards properly.”

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Digital Project Delivery Engineer - Annul

“Don't rely on luck. The harder you work, the luckier you'll get!”

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General Management Graduate - Abbie

“My position is to learn as much as I can about the business. ”

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Computer Engineer - Seb

“I knew what I wanted to do at University, but I waited until I was ready. Here I am doing this, and it’s so enjoyable.”

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Archaeologist - Isobel

“I really enjoy working in archaeology. It's a big passion of mine.I love being able to work in something that I have a genuine interest in.”

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