Year 9-11 Sustainability STEM Taster Day

Explore STEM: A Sustainable Future

Thursday 2nd April 2020

Join us for the day to discover more about university, STEM subjects and where they could take you. Hear from current students about what it’s like to study at Leeds and take part in 3 STEM workshops around the theme of sustainability, where we will demonstrate how science can provide answers for a sustainable future.

The day is a collaboration between the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and School of Earth and Environment, which is one of the largest Environmental Science providers in the UK.

Bookings are now open.

The next Sustainability STEM Taster Day will be held on Thursday 2nd April 2020. Bookings are now open: The deadline for applications is Friday 28 February 2020.
Apply here

What are the planned activities?


You will get to:

  • Spend a day on campus, learning about Sustainability, STEM and life as a student
  • Take part in 3 hands-on workshops using our excellent  laboratory facilities
  • Enjoy your packed lunches in the Leeds University Union Refectory

What are the timings of the Sustainability Taster Day?

A sample itinerary for the Sustainability Taster Day is below.

9.15  Arrival and Registration
9.30 – 9.50 Introduction – Why choose STEM?
10:00 – 11:00  STEM Workshop #1
11:10 – 12:00  STEM Workshop #2

12.15 Bring your own packed lunches and eat them in the Leeds University Union Refectory

13.10 – 14:10 STEM Workshop #3
14:20 – 14:40 Q & A with Student Hosts & Education Outreach Fellow presenters
14:40  Departure