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Events Calendar

Jun
23
Fri
10:00 am University Open Day @ University of Leeds
University Open Day @ University of Leeds
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
University Open Day @ University of Leeds | Leeds | United Kingdom
A variety of activities will be taking place on our open days, including drop in sessions, taster lectures, tours and talks. They are a chance to learn more about the courses available, meet staff and students, explore the campus and visit university facilities. For further details, including how to book your place, please see here.  
Jun
27
Tue
all-day EDT Engineering Summer School @ University of Leeds
EDT Engineering Summer School @ University of Leeds
Jun 27 – Jun 30 all-day
Engineering programmes at the University of Leeds lead students to top UK and international engineering posts.  Join in the Headstart programme at Leeds and see what makes us special. What’s it all about? The course provides a fun introduction to the study of electronic and electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and computing at university.  During the course we will give you the information, support and materials that you need to make a functioning wheeled robot. What will I be doing? • Working in teams to build your own self-guided, unmanned wheeled robot • Testing your wheeled robot against other teams • Experimenting with friction, aerodynamics, materials, motors, ultrasound sensors, embedded systems and programming • Learning about a range of engineering topics • Meeting our students and hearing about being a student at Leeds University • Taking part in a full social programme including a visit to the multi-activity entertainment centre Xscape in Castleford, and a visit to the impressive Cummins Turbo Technologies plant in Huddersfield. For more information and to apply, visit the EDT website.       
all-day Food Science Summer School @ University of Leeds
Food Science Summer School @ University of Leeds
Jun 27 – Jun 29 all-day
The School of Food Science and Nutrition will be holding a 2 night residential summer school from 27th – 29th June 2017 for Year 12 students.  The Food Science Summer School aims to give young scientists an idea of how exciting Food Science can really be, opening their eyes to this ever changing multidisciplinary science subject which affects everyone on a daily basis. The event will give students the chance to: Investigate product design with Marks & Spencer Visit a leading food manufacturer Use analytical techniques to understand the properties of food Explore the campus and experience life at university, including staying in one of our halls of residence Find out more about careers in food Meet current students and graduates Get information and guidance on applying to university Further details of the programme will be sent to candidates upon receiving an offer of a place. For more information and to apply please visit the food sciences website.
10:00 am Biosciences Summer School @ University of Leeds
Biosciences Summer School @ University of Leeds
Jun 27 @ 10:00 am – Jun 28 @ 4:45 pm
Biosciences Summer School @ University of Leeds | Leeds | United Kingdom
Experience what it’s really like to study biological sciences… Come and enjoy the full University of Leeds experience, with two days to explore the campus, attend lectures, take part in a research project and live in University halls. We are currently accepting applications for places. Spaces are limited, and the application process can be competitive, so please read the form carefully before submitting. The deadline for completed applications is Wednesday 26th April 2017.   Previous attendant: “It was very inspirational and I feel I am more confident about I want to do at University.” More details

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Leeds Festival of Science

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We look forward to welcoming you to Leeds Festival of Science 2017!

As always, there was an impressive programme of events to enthuse and inspire everyone, with activities for key stages 2-5, and public events open to all.

Take a look at the 2017 programmes below to see what exciting events were on offer. Sign up for updates for Leeds Festival of Science 2018 here.

Check out #LFoS17 and our Storify below to see what we got up to!