What People Say

What do people say about us?

Testimonials

Callum Tingle is a former pupil of St Bernard’s Catholic High School in Rotherham. He came to Get up to Speed in 2014 and arranged work experience with Castings Technology International in Rotherham after showing his portfolio of work. That August after finishing school, he joined Castings Technology International as an apprentice. As part of […]
Callum Tingle Castings Technology International
AESSeal

AESSeal

“The Work-Wise Foundation are a passionate charity dedicated to promoting careers within STEM and improving the student’s confidence and career potential…”
Jasmine Moore
Affinity2020 CIC

Affinity2020 CIC

“The team is a pleasure to work with, a true force for good in our challenging world.”
Charlotte Elliott
British Army

British Army

“Every employer should look to collaborate towards inspiring and raising the aspirations of the young people in their region…”
Lt Col Andy Black REME
CBE+

CBE+

“The [Work-wise] Foundation highlights and tackles issues in employment by engaging directly with young people through a variety of expert programmes.”
Marie Cooper
Gullivers Theme Park and Resorts

Gullivers Theme Park and Resorts

“We continue to be impressed by The Work-wise Foundation’s dedication to raising awareness around careers in STEM and to nurturing the next generation of the workforce throughout South Yorkshire.”
Julie Dalton
IMechE Yorkshire Region

IMechE Yorkshire Region

“Inspiring the next generation of Engineering talent is one of our key objectives, and this unique event plays a crucial role in doing that…”
Steve Wainwright CEng FIMechE
MED-EL

MED-EL

“A great opportunity for some of our team to spend some time in the community and with other colleagues…”
Alison Woodcock
Parent of Virtual Summer Academy Student

Parent of Virtual Summer Academy Student

“I would like to thank you and your team for giving […] young people this priceless opportunity especially during this difficult time…”
Mother
Rawmarsh Community School and Wickersley School & Sports College

Rawmarsh Community School and Wickersley School & Sports College

“What an achievement to have such a positive experience given the current circumstances…”
Rachel Mullins
Sheffield Engineering Leadership Academy

Sheffield Engineering Leadership Academy

“None of this would have been possible without The Work-Wise Foundation team trusting in us as a group of students. It was their continued support, belief and enthusiasm that pushed our event to be what it could, and we are so grateful for that!”
Dan Habbershaw
Inspiring skills and employability

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