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STEM@Leeds Team

Educational Engagement
University of Leeds
18 Blenheim Terrace


T: 0113 343 7495

Welcome to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths at the University of Leeds

There has never been a more important time to expand our knowledge and capability across the STEM subject areas. To do this we need STEM graduates, who can continue to increase our understanding of the way our universe works and apply the knowledge we discover to meet and resolve current and future challenges.

See the impact that you could make by studying for a degree in the STEM subject area.

Take a look at the subjects that make up STEM

What is STEM?

The STEM acronym brings together the words science, technology, engineering and mathematics – words which are associated with some of the most important and exciting areas of human endeavour.

Whether it is creating new lightweight alloys for aircraft design; formulating life saving drugs to combat disease; designing processes to reduce CO2emissions; developing technologies to build tablet computers; or sending a man to the moon, STEM knowledge has impacted all of our lives.

Whilst a science education is essential to take up a career as a doctor or dentist, the term STEM does not directly refer to those areas of medicine or healthcare which deal with diagnosis and treatment.

The knowledge and skills gained in the STEM subject areas can however be applied in a number of career paths, which are equally valuable in caring for the needs of humanity.

At the University of Leeds our teaching and research covers all the subject areas that make up STEM.

Events Calendar

6:00 pm Light Night 2015 @ Various locations across the city
Light Night 2015 @ Various locations across the city
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Light Night 2015 @ Various locations across the city | Leeds | England | United Kingdom
Light Night 2015 is coming! Light Night is an annual multi-arts and light festival which takes over Leeds City Centre on one Friday night in October. This year they are celebrating our 11th annual festival. For one night only the city centre will come alive with over 50 spectacular light projections, exhibitions, installations, film, dance, music, theatre and street performances.  Many of the city’s arts organisations and public buildings will be opening their doors late into the night as artists transform spaces into exciting temporary showcases of their work. The 2015 programme will be released in early September on the Leeds Light Night page. The University will be offering several events, including turning the city cathedral into an indoor sun show, whilst looking at galaxies in beautiful detail and how they work.
9:00 am University Open Day @ University of Leeds
University Open Day @ University of Leeds
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
A variety of activities will be taking place on our open days, including drop in sessions, taster lectures, tours and talks. For further details, including how to book your place, please see here  
10:00 am Family Fun Day – School of Denti... @ Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, University of Leeds
Family Fun Day – School of Denti... @ Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, University of Leeds
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Family Fun at the School of Dentistry’s Open Day – University of Leeds As a part of the University of Leeds Open Day, the School of Dentistry will be hosting a day packed full of activities to help children and families learn about dentistry and the importance of oral hygiene.  There will be a host of activities for children and parents to try out, including: Fill a tooth game Build your own teeth task Dental team dress-up Fun, free craft activities Plus many, many more! Students from the University will also be on hand during the day to demonstrate some of the skills they have developed during their time at Leeds. The event will take place on level 5 of the Worsley Building, Clarendon Way, at the University of Leeds. To register, simply book onto the University’s Open Day by clicking here, or just turn up on the day.