Useful links

The links below may be useful to students considering a career in an engineering or science profession:

The Chemical Engineer magazine
The Chemical Engineer magazine contains breaking news and features from across the world of chemical, biochemical and process engineering. Register for free to access features such as the Chemical Engineers Who Changed The World articles. Find out more about the registration process here.

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) 
Visit IChemE's student website to find out more about the benefits of student membership (for undergraduate students).

The UCAS website contains details of all undergraduate degree courses available in the UK, along with information about applying to university.

The CAO (Central Applications Office) website has details for students applying to university in Ireland.

Engineering in Society - free book
Engineering in Society is an ebook published by the Royal Academy of Engineering which gives students an insight into what a career in engineering might involve. the book is freely available on their website at or available for a small charge as a kindle book on Amazon.

Virtual Process Lab
Visit the University of Chester's Virtual Process Lab where you'll find a series of games based on common chemical processes that play a part in our daily lives. Play the Bioreactor Game, Exothermic Reactor Game and Distillation Column Game.

Engineering Development Trust (EDT)
The EDT is the largest provider of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) enrichment activities for UK youth, managing schemes such as Headstart and the Year in Industry.

Hidden Science Map
The Hidden Science Map is for school students, parents, and anyone who's curious about science and its applications to see that 'science' goes on all over the place. It's not just in university laboratories, and it's being done by all sorts of people, not just ones wearing white coats.

Future Morph
Future Morph is designed to show you just some of the amazing and unexpected careers that studying science, technology, engineering and maths can lead to. 

Tomorrow's Engineers
By visiting Tomorrow's Engineers you'll be taking the first steps to finding out about the exciting and rewarding careers available in engineering. 

Bright Knowledge
Bright Knowledge is a careers and education advice website for young people which has an extensive section on engineering.

Critical Paths - Powering a new generation.
A set of resources that will help Key Stage 3 pupils to understand the nuclear industry. Its various presentations and activities highlight why the nuclear industry is important and illustrate the wide range of career opportunities that it offers. Available to download for free at: