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Mission accomplished: A FIRST for UK Inspire Award pioneers

  UK Inspire Award winners from Newcastle Academy (Newbotics101) and St. Christopher School (St Chris Snowflakes) broke UK boundaries at the world’s largest robotics competition this April – the FIRST® World Championship 2018-19. Each team...

Posted 17 May 2019

A royal FIRST! CEO meets Her Majesty the Queen

…and Rover holds a street party to celebrate. It’s been an exciting year for the team at FIRST® UK – a full-on rollercoaster ride working hard to lift this programme off the ground. There were...

Posted 01 May 2019

FIRST UK CEO meets the Queen at NCVO charity celebration

Tomorrow’s innovators get robot ready

Students from schools across Greater Manchester, Stoke-on-Trent and the wider Staffordshire area are gearing up to compete in the inaugural FIRST® Tech Challenge UK Championships, taking place in Manchester on Friday 15th March. One winning...

Posted 11 Mar 2019