Bloodhound project returns to careers festival

Image of Bloodhound SSC

27 February 2019

Image of Bloodhound SSCStudents visiting next week's Powys Careers Festival will get the chance to find out all about the world famous Bloodhound SSC (Super Sonic car) when they visit.

The global engineering project will be making a welcome return to the careers festival at the Royal Welsh Showground next Wednesday (March 6th). Students will be able to find out about the attempt to reach more than 1,000mph and break the land-speed record.

Some 3,000 students from high schools, special schools and the NPTC Group of Colleges are expected to attend.  With around 100 exhibits on show, including employers, universities and colleges, the armed forces and other organisations, including the voluntary sector. The festival is organised by the Positive Pathways Powys group - a multi-agency partnership.

This year the event is being sponsored by:

  • The NPTC Group of Colleges
  • The Royal Welsh Agricultural Society
  • Cambrian Training
  • Radnor Hills
  • West Ent audio visual
  • The North and Mid Wales Reaching Wider Partnership
  • Careers Wales
  • Powys County Council
  • Compact Orbital Gears
  • Abacare
  • Dawnus
  • ACT Training
  • Lanyon Bowdler solicitors
  • EvaBuild
  • Wales and West Housing

The event is also being supported by Communities for Work.

The Positive Pathways Powys group is a partnership made up of Powys County Council, Careers Wales, High schools in the county The NPTC Group of Colleges, Cambrian Training Ltd and The Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations (PAVO).

The event is free to exhibitors and young people attending but it is not open to the general public, only to students.

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