"I love that Electronics doesn’t confine your interests into a small box as it is a very varied subject with a multitude of applications."

UKESF Scholar


We asked our scholars (from the UKESF Scholarship Scheme) to help demystify Electronics for younger students by explaining what it means to them and why they enjoy it, as well as what they wish they’d known when they started their studies and the common misconceptions they have experienced. Scroll down or follow the links in the right-hand menu to find out what they had to say.


Our #TurnOnToElectronics campaign website is bursting with information about Electronics, profiles of relatable engineers and suggestions on how to pursue the subject as a career – visit it here to find out more, and watch the campaign video below:

Did you know that the official Raspberry Pi magazine, MagPi, can be downloaded for free from their website? This monthly magazine features home-made projects, tips and tutorials for Raspberry pi enthusiasts of all ages, and is free to download as a PDF.

Looking for work experience and want to find out more about Electronics companies in your area? Take a look at The STEM Experience, a free placement-finding service for people interested in careers in STEM.

Tomorrow’s Engineers provides information and resources about the careers available in engineering as a whole, and also runs a schools programme.

UCAS processes applications for higher education, such as going to university. It also includes information and services for prospective students.

Prospects offers advice about work experience, internship opportunities and graduate careers, as well as listings for graduate jobs and postgraduate study.