Arkwright Alumnus Talks Degree Apprenticeships

Arkwright Alumnus Josh gives us an insight into degree apprenticeships, his experience with BAE Systems and the benefits degree apprenticeships have as an alternative to university...

Scholars Visit DePuy Synthes

Back in November, Arkwright Engineering Scholar Nabilah Thagia attended the DePuy Synthes Connect Day at their manufacturing facility in Leeds. Nabilah shares her experience of the day...



The health, safety and wellbeing of students and colleagues is, as always, the top priority for The Smallpeice Trust. In light of the coronavirus outbreak, we are closely monitoring the situation and continue to act on advice from Public Health England (PHE) and the Department for Education. However, in these times of uncertainty, we have made the proactive decision to cancel the Scholarship interviews scheduled for this Easter...

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The health, safety and wellbeing of students and colleagues is the top priority for The Smallpeice Trust following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Trust is closely monitoring the current situation with present government advice being ‘business as usual’. In light of this, and in order for students to continue to benefit from our events, we are taking precautionary measures to ensure that all The Smallpeice Trust events (Arkwright Engineering Scholarships, Residential Courses and STEM Days) can still go ahead where appropriate.

We recognise this is an evolving situation, however, and will be continuing to follow the latest advice from the Department for Education and Public Health England and acting accordingly. Whilst the scheduled events will continue as planned, we do suggest that students do not book travel tickets too far in advance of the event they are attending. We will be keeping parents, students, schools and our corporate partners updated with developments where necessary.

'Hack To The Future' Win Hackathon

In October, a number of Arkwright Engineering Scholars were offered the chance to partake in Deutsche Banks’ 24-hour Global Hackathon. Arkwright Engineering Scholar Mohit Agarwalla was one of those lucky enough to attend, and shares his experience with us...

Arkwright Alumna Awarded BEM

Huge congratulations to Arkwright Alumna Lauren Shea who was recently awarded a British Empire Medal for her outreach work to students, introducing them to the world of STEM.