Make the Grade - Case Studies

Arup Engineering Awareness Week

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Arup Engineering Awareness Week is designed to give budding engineers of the future a taste of the working world with an exciting project competition. This year's experiences took place in Leeds and Manchester,

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First West Yorkshire Marketing Competition

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Business volunteers from the Bus 18 scheme challenge sixth form students in Bradford design a marketing campaign to encourage more teens to travel by bus.

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Deutsche Bank Insight Day

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Students from five Birmingham schools took part in an interactive Insight Day with one of Birmingham's forefront financial services employers, Deutsche Bank.

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Merrion Centre Challenge 2018

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30 students from Year 9 and 10 were tasked with a brief to design a marketing scheme and event that would attract more teenage footfall to the shopping centre in the very first Merrion Centre Challenge.

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Trinity Kitchen Challenge

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Budding entrepreneurs were given the opportunity to pitch their ideas for a pop-up restaurant to business dragons at Leeds Trinity Kitchen.

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#GirlTechLCR

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75 students from schools in Leeds, Bradford and Calderdale were invited to #GirlTechLCR - the 'tech for girls' event aimed at better educating young women about career paths in digital.

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Social Action Project with Centrepoint and YBS

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Students from the Co-operative Academy of Leeds chose to raise money and awareness of youth homelessness for national charity Centrepoint with help from business mentors at Yorkshire Building Society.

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Premier Farnell Technology Challenge 2017

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Key Stage 5 students are given the opportunity to learn about the latest coding technology and design their own concept to help others with the help of Premier Farnell.

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#INLEEDSDAY

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Students from three of Leeds' universities got a deeper insight into graduate career opportunities in the city thanks to a diverse range of businesses and a day-long challenge.

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Transpennine Express Scheduling Challenge

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Major train operator, Transpennine Express, help Year 10 students apply their learning from GCSE Maths to a real life scenario and understand how their learning from the classroom can be applied to the real world.

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Pinsent Masons Debating Challenge

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International law firm Pinsent Masons joined up with Ahead Partnership and regional businesses to host a debating tournament for students from schools around Leeds, Bradford and Calderdale.

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Xscape Leisure Space Challenge

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34 students from Minsthorpe College and Wakefield College came to Xscape Yorkshire, the family entertainment destination in Castleford, for a launch event where they were asked to design a new leisure attraction for the centre.

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Girls Can Do It Too from Landsec

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40 female students were set a challenge by property management company Landsec to inspire young women to explore careers in construction.

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