Your STEM based career in East and West Midlands...



Central England offers areas of outstanding natural beauty with the Peak District, home of William Shakespeare, Lincoln Cathedral and Birmingham all in a vast region steeped in art, history, and culture.

Sparked into life at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, the region boasts cutting edge companies and thriving university partnerships focussed on advanced manufacturing, space science, creative industries, professional and financial services.

Key Cities


Centre for manufacturing/engineering with leading automotive manufacturers and home to banks, law firms, insurance companies working with local & international clients. 


Britain's first 'environment city,' recognising its sustainable development with a range of sectors; sales, marketing, engineering, human resources, finance, food and drinks.


A major centre of advanced manufacturing; automotive, rail, aerospace and motorsport with strengths in R&D activity, low carbon electric, hybrid powertrain tech, connected & autonomous vehicles and software.


Offering many industries including advanced manufacturing, low carbon technologies, biomedical, environmental technology, creative industries and financial services. Also emerging as a leader in Life Sciences where university research lies behind futuristic technological advancement.


The University of Warwick, Coventry, drawing students from 150 countries and top ten in UK university league tables.

Loughborough University is based on a 440-acre campus.

The University of Nottingham est.1881, a university in 1948.

University of Leicester invented genetic fingerprinting, famous for space research & discovery of the remains of King Richard III.

The University of Lincoln, one of UK's modern universities.

Nottingham Trent University's pioneering research earned 2015 Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher/Further Education. 

The University of Birmingham, founded in 1900, was the first independent civic university built on a campus model.

De Montford University - Top 10 of most popular universities.

The University of Northampton is moving to a new campus.

Coventry University is committed to investing in both its facilities and its innovative approach to education.

The University of Derby one of fastest growing universities. 

Colleges in the East & west midlands

University Technical Colleges in the east & west midlands


Best Cities for Jobs by Glassdoor: No.3 Nottingham

Best Cities for Jobs by Glassdoor: No.5 Peterborough

Best Cities for Jobs by Glassdoor: No.6 Coventry

Best Cities for Jobs by Glassdoor: No.9 Northampton

Best Cities for Jobs by Glassdoor: No.19 Birmingham

Best Cities for Jobs by Glassdoor: No.20 Derby

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