This blog post has been written by Oishi, 21, who is studying for a degree in Software and Electronic Engineering at the University of Leicester. She won Gadget Show Live tickets in February as part of WednesdayWins on our OtotheB app. I attended the 2016 Gadget Show live at Birmingham NEC. It was a great event packed with many fun activities throughout the day. I and my friend had a wonderful time checking out all the stalls and trying out different gadgets. Given my degree course, I genuinely have a passion for exciting gadgets and this show was the perfect place […]

Caitlin, 15, is studying for her GCSEs and has chosen Computer Science and Triple Science as part of her options. She spent a week doing work experience with the Stemettes team in June 2016. I chose to find my placement myself, even though my school had offered alternatives. I was definitely glad of time I put in to research suitable companies. This wasn’t the typical type of work experience; there was no making tea or moments of boredom! I was always kept occupied with a number of exciting tasks such as searching for a suitable WordPress theme for one of […]

This blog post has been written by Summer, 12 and her sister Wynter, 10, who won tickets to Brainiac Live as part of WednesdayWins on our OtotheB app. You could describe Brainiac Live as a combination of science experiments gone wrong…this show has its share of all things that go whizz bang pop to entertain no matter what age. We were lucky enough to win tickets courtesy of Stemettes and as we headed to the Southbank – you can not miss the great big purple tent easily mistaken for a cows underbelly, we now see where the name comes from… […]

This blog post has been written by Alexandra Radu, 21 who won a Stemettes competition in partnership with BeyondConf, the conference for junior developers in 2015. Alex is studying BA Business Management and Publishing Media at University. Excited that I am going to @BeyondConf thanks to the wonderful @Stemettes!! #DigitalAddict pic.twitter.com/7Xw7zQJHxF — Alexandra Radu (@AlexandraMMR) November 18, 2015 On 23rd November 2015, I was fortunate enough to attend BeyondConf, in London. BeyondConf is a one-day conference for people who code. More than 600 developers join each other for a day filled with interactive workshops and inspiring talks. The speakers and workshop […]