Join CSATT, TECgirls, and Cornwall’s Digital Skills Partnership for a space tech extravaganza for women and girls interested in careers in space and tech.
Join us for a free afternoon of space, technology, engineering, and creativity. Launch your own rocket, build your own robot, try out virtual reality, watch space films, and more!
For the younger ones, we’ll have fun and exciting activities to take part in. For the adults, we’ll have a range of space and tech companies to chat to, speakers, and practical advice about how to work in space and tech.
Join CSATT, TECgirls, and Cornwall’s Digital Skills Partnership for a space tech extravaganza afternoon!
We’ll be hosting a free afternoon of space, technology, engineering, and creativity. Launch your own rocket, build your own robot, try out virtual reality, watch space films, and more!
For the younger ones, we’ll have fun and exciting activities to take part in.
For the adults, we’ll have a range of space and tech companies to chat to, and a panel discussion on how to empower women to ‘take up space’ and work in space and tech.
Who is this event for?
This event is aimed women, girls, and non-binary people who are interested in finding out more about careers in space and tech. We also welcome siblings.
Most of the content will be most suitable for children age 8+ although all are welcome. There is no requirement for any previous experience and there will be helpers and mentors to guide everyone through these activities.
All children must be accompanied by an adult. While there will be mentors and helpers at the event, there will not be childcare in place and you will have full responsibility for your children.
Speakers and Activities (TBC)
Please note – there is no set schedule for the evening. There will be a range of activities for everyone to get involved in!
Space and tech activities will include:
“Make It Real” Zone
And more activities to be announced…!
All food and drinks will be provided free of charge. We will have pizza, snacks, and non-alcoholic drinks for all throughout the evening.
This event will be held in the Valency building, Truro College, College Road, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3XX.
Parking is available at the venue.
Watch this space for more details!
This training is organised by the CSATT project*, which is delivered by Truro and Penwith College and part-funded by the European Social Fund as part of the Meeting Smart Specialisation Business Needs through Higher Level Skills project. CSATT is supported by Aerospace Cornwall, Spaceport Cornwall, and Goonhilly Earth Station. You can find out more about CSATT here: https://www.truro-penwith.ac.uk/csatt
*The project is receiving up to £1.73m of funding from the European Social Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding
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