Inspiring and empowering the next generation into careers in STEAM!
The OakNorth Programme is a partnership between the fintech OakNorth Bank and Founders4Schools.
It connects University students with secondary school students (ages 11-16) to provide mentorship sessions in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) subjects, focusing on students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
These mentorship sessions aim to inspire, guide, and motivate younger students to pursue their interests in STEAM fields, especially Maths.
Additionally, exceptional university students who actively participate and excel as mentors will have the opportunity to secure summer internships.
The project aims to impact the lives of 100,000 school students positively over 3 years. 40% of the students would be from socially disadvantaged backgrounds. Launched in October 2023, the pilot focuses on 6 cities - London, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle.
How to get involved
Our vision is to inspire school students, help them meet their role models and support them in planning higher education and their careers.
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