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Millennium Point announces SciMED careers showcase for young people across the West Midlands

Following the success of last year’s SciSPORT event, Millennium Point is hosting a SciMED showcase on Monday 10th July, to inspire young people to consider the myriad of STEM careers within the broad spectrum of the medical sector.

School children from across the West Midlands will have the chance to be inspired with all things ‘medical’, from traditional roles of doctors, vets and dentists to wider STEM-related sectors such as physiology, health, wellbeing, pharmaceuticals – and so much more.

Last year’s sports careers event saw 1,000 visitors, ranging from school children to company representatives, educators, and exhibitors, creating a hub of knowledge and insight. The SciMED showcase is aimed at upper primary and lower secondary school pupils, giving them the opportunity to see STEM in action.

Visitors can take part in interactive workshops, as well as meeting exhibitors and speakers. Exhibitors this year include doctors, vets, first aid organisations, dentists, tech-related industries and universities. Among the exhibitors, students can explore current medical practices, dental practices over the years, Sports and Fitness, optics and eye conditions, and a number of activities through ThinkTank science museum.

Abbie Vlahakis, CEO of Millennium Point, commented: “The SciMED showcase is a fantastic opportunity to promote STEM education across the region and encourage young people to explore some incredibly exciting careers. This event will give them the chance to find out about areas of medicine that they hadn’t previously considered. Utilising our space to develop talent and prospects for future generations is exactly why we do what we do.”

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Last summer's SciSPORT showcase, which attracted over 1,000 schoolchildren to Millennium Point.

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Schools who wish to sign up to attend the event can email [email protected] Media enquiries – please contact Jon Perks or Danielle Walsh at CAB Campaign – [email protected] / [email protected] or call 0121 817 3771 Notes to editors: ABOUT MILLENNIUM POINT AND THE MILLENNIUM POINT CHARITABLE TRUST Opened in 2001, Millennium Point is the largest landmark millennium project in England, outside of London. Inside, it is home to unique event spaces including a 350-capacity auditorium, flexible workspaces, meeting rooms and offices, and tenants, including ThinkTank and Birmingham City University (BCU). All of the commercial activity that takes place in the Millennium Point building feeds back into the Millennium Point Charitable Trust, enabling the charity to donate, invest and facilitate more than £4.8m to STEM related organisations, projects and initiatives in the West Midlands, during 2018. Situated opposite the new HS2 Curzon Street Station, Millennium Point and the Millennium Point Trust champion and facilitate meetings and partnerships between businesses, educators and the next generation of STEM leaders across the region.

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