UKESF - The UK Electronic Skills Foundation

UKESF is a collaboration between public bodies, private companies and universities

For Employers

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Ensuring the future of the Electronics Industry

By working with UKESF employers can help to raise awareness of the electronics industry among young people and stimulate their interest in careers in the sector, by:

  • Working with pupils in schools
  • Sponsoring Summer Schools for pre-university students
  • Sponsoring undergraduate students with bursaries, mentoring and work placements

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Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

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Scholarships sponsored by Industry

UKESF offers scholarships to students on BEng and MEng courses in electronics or electronic engineering at UKESF partner universities. Students benefit from:

  • An annual bursary of up to £1,655
  • Paid summer work placements
  • Industrial mentoring
  • Professional development training
  • Opportunities for longer industrial training and MEng project placements

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For School Students thinking about University

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Summer Schools in Electronics

The UKESF Summer Schools are residential courses for Year 12/S5 students interested in finding out more out about degrees and careers in electronics and electronic engineering before they make their UCAS applications.

Students have the opportunity to experience:

  • Design-build-and-test projects
  • Academic lectures
  • Talks from industry experts and graduate engineers
  • Visits to see electronics technology in action

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Finals of East of England Schools Challenge

Yesterday University of Cambridge hosted the finals of the first regional Go4SET electronics engineering challenge for students aged 12-14

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UKESF Go4Set SW regional final

This week, Bristol University hosted the regional finals of the UKESF-Go4SET schools challenge, a 10-week long electronic engineering project for…

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XMOS partners with UKESF

XMOS, the fast growing multicore microcontroller company from Bristol is backing UKESF to help attract the best young talent to the electronics…

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