IMG 0888 YGStudents from schools all over the west London area took part in an event to bring science and engineering to life, hosted at Uxbridge College.

The Big Bang West London, supported by STEM Learning, was open to students age 8-18 years.

Hundreds of young people took part in workshops and activities supported by organisations including:

Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
The IET (Institution for Engineering and Technology)
Sirius Astronomy
Middlesex County Automobile Club
QMUL
University of West London
National Space Academy
Morgan Sindall Aviation
Eagle Heights
Robotics Workshops for Schools
Balfour Beatty
Meccano
Jeremy King: Engineering in Schools
Legrand
London Air Ambulance
Nick Sayers' Giant Drawing Machine

This Big Bang London event was part of a national network of events under The Big Bang banner, and was organised by Uxbridge College and Seventh Corner. The national programme includes similar regional events, The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Fair at Birmingham NEC, and The Big Bang UK Young Scientists and Engineers Competition.

The Big Bang aims to encourage more young people to take STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) subjects and to celebrate their achievements in this area.