Watch what makes us more than robots

Access all public webinars hosted by HQ covering all things robots, STEM careers and innovative education.

Binge-watch our previous webinars

Not able to make a webinar or want a specialist walkthrough? You’re in the right place. Browse our previous live webinars hosted by our HQ team as they help teams make the most of FIRST Tech Challenge UK.

Astronauts_white2

Season intro – 19 Oct 2022

On Wednesday 19 October 2022, we held our last season webinar, talking through what’s in store this season, the provision available for teams and exciting developments. Watch the recording to find out more.

Season intro – 05 Oct 2022

On Wednesday 05 October 2022, we joined with new and existing teams to share what’s new this season, the provision that will support teams and exciting developments on the horizon. Watch the recording to find out more.

Season intro – 21 Sep 2022

On Wednesday 21 September 2022, we talked through what’s in store this season, the provision available for teams and exciting developments. Watch the recording to find out more.

Mentor Onboarding – 01 Dec 2021

On Wednesday 01 December 2021, mentors found out about the onboarding process, getting paired with a team and how to go about building robots. Watch to find out important info, useful tips and responses to questions mentors posed to HQ.

The Download – 03 November 2021

Held on Wednesday 03 November 2021, we shared how to carry out software updates, order parts and get a mentor this season, followed by a Q&A.

The Download – 06 October 2021

Held on Wednesday 06 October 2021, we talked through what the 2021-22 season looks like, this year’s provision, exciting developments and a Q&A.

The Download – 17 March 2021

Held on Wednesday 17 March 2021, we shared how we’re facilitating varying levels of activity to help teams prioritise the rest of the academic year, our remote event plans, judging and accredited awards, followed by a brief Q&A.

The Download: Season kick-off – 20 Jan 2021

11-29 Jan 2021 marked Kick-off Month, three flexible weeks for teams to share, connect and inspire each other as they get to grips with the Ultimate Goal. We kicked things off by introducing the challenge, clarifying game rules, and talking about what it takes to develop a top ranking game strategy.

Mentor Onboarding – 06 Jan 2021

Held on Wednesday 06 January 2021, we hosted the first of our mentor onboarding webinars for the season. Mentors found out about the onboarding process, getting paired with a team and building robots. Watch to find out important info, useful tips and responses to questions mentors posed to HQ.

The Download – 02 Dec 2020

Held on Wednesday 02 December 2020, the ‘The Download’ is our webinar series debut supporting Team Leads, teams and mentors throughout the season. Watch the recording as we walkthrough structuring a team, the engineering notebook and remote mentoring followed by a Q&A.

Introducing season 2020-21

Held on Wednesday 30 September 2020, we spoke with teachers, mentors and partners about our exciting plans and answered participation questions.

The Download – 24 November 2021

Held on Wednesday 24 November 2021, we discussed your support network, building a great team, the engineering notebook and Makerspace content, followed by a Q&A.

The Download – 03 November 2021

Held on Wednesday 03 November 2021, we shared how to carry out software updates, order parts and get a mentor this season, followed by a Q&A.

The Download – 06 October 2021

Held on Wednesday 06 October 2021, we talked through what the 2021-22 season looks like, this year’s provision, exciting developments and a Q&A.

The Download – 17 March 2021

Held on Wednesday 17 March 2021, we shared how we’re facilitating varying levels of activity to help teams prioritise the rest of the academic year, our remote event plans, judging and accredited awards, followed by a brief Q&A.

The Download: Season kick-off – 20 Jan 2021

11-29 Jan 2021 marked Kick-off Month, three flexible weeks for teams to share, connect and inspire each other as they get to grips with the Ultimate Goal. We kicked things off by introducing the challenge, clarifying game rules, and talking about what it takes to develop a top ranking game strategy.

Mentor Onboarding – 06 Jan 2021

Held on Wednesday 06 January 2021, we hosted the first of our mentor onboarding webinars for the season. Mentors found out about the onboarding process, getting paired with a team and building robots. Watch to find out important info, useful tips and responses to questions mentors posed to HQ.

The Download – 02 Dec 2020

Held on Wednesday 02 December 2020, the ‘The Download’ is our webinar series debut supporting Team Leads, teams and mentors throughout the season. Watch the recording as we walkthrough structuring a team, the engineering notebook and remote mentoring followed by a Q&A.

Introducing season 2020-21

Held on Wednesday 30 September 2020, we spoke with teachers, mentors and partners about our exciting plans and answered participation questions.

Let’s build more than robots

Now you know what’s in store, join us and take on the UK’s most epic STEM programme for young people. We’re ready to flex our support muscles so your team has a life-changing experience whatever the situation.

Register a team

  • We build More Than Robots

    We use robots, role models and competitions to make STEM less intimidating, more diverse and inclusive, empowering young people to make informed choices about their future.