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The Big Bang South West

The University of Exeter
Wednesday, 21 Jun, 2017
Opening hours for visitors: 10:00-15:30

Thank You to Our Sponsors

The Big Bang South West team would like to take the time to thank all of our generous sponsors who support the Regional Near Me Fair at The University of Exeter on 21st June 2017.

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NCS South West are extremely proud to have been invited to sponsor The Big Bang Science Fair again this year. The Big Bang is a fantastic opportunity for schools’ talented and enthusiastic young scientists to explore and showcase their interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths!

NCS is a chance for young people to embark on exhilarating challenges, make their mark and build skills for work and life. We believe NCS is something that every year 11 and year 12 student should have the chance to do. That’s why we’re keen to visit schools and colleges across the country to help more young people sign up for this life-changing experience. To find out more, please visit:, or come and see us on the day of the Big Bang itself; we look forward to seeing you there.


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We are delighted to say that we are now at capacity for visitors, however we are still welcoming projects.

Have your students undertaken a STEM project?

If so, why not bring them along?  At the event your students are invited to showcase their STEM projects created in school or outside.  Prizes will be awarded at the event to celebrate achievements with a select group of projects chosen to represent the South West at the Big Bang UK Scientists and Engineers Fair in March 2018

The projects are a great opportunity to showcase exciting STEM work and recognise and to reward student achievements.

Make sure you don't miss out the opportunity  - please register here.


Building on the incredible success of last year, The Big Bang Fair South West will be returning to the University of Exeter on the 21st June 2017 with a Big Bang like you’ve never experienced before bringing Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) alive!

Featuring explosive theatre shows and engaging, immersive activities, the Fair is more than just a great day out; it is about inspiring young people from all backgrounds to study STEM subjects. The event will be host to many inspirational scientists and engineers who are there to enthuse the engineers and scientists of the future. There are careers workshops to visit and local, national and global companies on-hand to give insight into future fantastic and rewarding careers.

We aim to celebrate the achievements of students and the essential contribution of the parents, teachers and guardians who help put their great efforts together.

We can’t wait to inspire the next generation of STEM experts and show you how good 2017’s event is going to be!

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A big thank you to another of our Platinum sponsors @Babcock_Edu supporting South West Young #Engineer of the Year @TBB_SouthWest in June

11 May 15:19

Prep continues for a fantastic #bigbangsw big thanks to @BDandCo for their platinum sponsorship of South West Young #Scientist of the Year

10 May 17:12

Its just over 6 weeks until #bigbangsw so prep work picks up pace.Thanks to our headline sponsor @NCS it'll be even…

08 May 16:32