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Science, Mathematics and Statistics

What's happening locally


  • The South West is a major centre of scientific research - Bristol is one of only a few 'science cities' in England and it has recently become the base for a multi-million pound science park, which is expected to bring science-related opportunities into the area

  • Gloucestershire is known for its hi-tech and advanced engineering expertise. There are a few major employers in the region and scientists, as well as engineers, are sometimes required

  • Clinical scientists are employed in the NHS in Gloucestershire, There are around 200 healthcare scientists in Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

  • Cheltenham holds an annual Science Festival, which attracted more than 30,000 visitors in 2011

  • Finance (and some major non-finance) companies in Gloucestershire employ accountants, actuaries and other staff where skills/qualifications in maths/similar would be useful. There are some very large Insurance firms in the region, for instance

  • Science, maths and business teachers/tutors are employed by schools, colleges and the University of Gloucestershire

Examples of science, maths and stats employers/locations in Gloucestershire