Events

For Year 12 and 13 students interested in studying Engineering at University. Are you interested in studying Engineering at University? Do you want to build your own robot and compete in the Junior Robot Fighting League? Do you want to study robotics at HE? Want to learn more about types of engineering that have an…
Join the School of Physics and Astronomy for this years Bolton Lecture in Astrophysics. This years lecture focuses on the discovery of 4000 exoplanets in the last 20 years and asks the question; ‘The Earth is special to us – it’s our home – but is it really special as a planet?’ Further information: The…
Are you currently in Year 12 with an interest in studying Biological Sciences at the next level? Join us for our taster day where you will experience life as an undergraduate. You will carry out practical experiments in our teaching labs, discover new subjects, explore the campus and speak to current staff and students in…
Quantum Physics in the Macro World Professor Vlatko Vedral (Oxford University) Quantum mechanics is commonly said to be a theory of microscopic things: molecules, atoms, subatomic particles. Most physicists, though, think it applies to everything, no matter what the size. The reason its distinctive features tend to be hidden is not a simple matter of…
Do you currently teach high attaining Year 10 and Year 11 students? Many students are interested in medicine but not all will become doctors. Join us for our Medicine – Not just about medics event where your students will participate in three different practical activities from subjects across STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), exploring…
This will be a fun day for Year 8 and/or 9 students where they’ll learn that: Anyone can do physics. Physics is exciting, relevant & important; it goes beyond the classroom. Studying physics further broadens career possibilities. This event is free of charge to attend but lunch will not be provided. Visit the Connect Physics…
Join us to experience life as an undergraduate Engineer. Carry out practical activities in our teaching labs, explore the campus and speak to current staff and students in the School of Engineering. This event is for year 10 students studying Design & Technology and or Engineering at key stage 4. Students should be interested in…
Lectures, masterclasses, workshops and more. All teachers of physics, technicians and trainees welcome. The day is designed to inspire your teaching, upgrade and develop your practical physics skills and present new ideas and suggestions to incorporate into your teaching armoury. We hope it accomplishes this by a mixture of lectures, workshops, masterclasses and the inevitable…
Bring your class to visit the Faculty of Engineering at University of Leeds to discover new skills and learn about the role of an engineer in society and careers available. Led by Post Graduates, students will receive a tour of the Faculty of Engineering, take part in a practical workshop and explore types of engineering…
For Year 12 and 13 students interested in studying Engineering at University. Are you interested in studying Engineering at University? Do you want to build your own robot and compete in the Junior Robot Fighting League? Do you want to study robotics at HE? Want to learn more about types of engineering that have an…
This is a great opportunity for students studying both Maths and Physics at A-level to experience university life and see what it’s like to study in higher education. Students must have permission from their teachers to attend the event. This event is free of charge to attend and lunch is provided. Please visit https://www.stem.leeds.ac.uk/physics/tasterday/ for more information….
An annual campaign to inspire young people to share their scientific questions with new audiences. The Great Science Share for Schools reaches right across the UK and beyond, including schools in Brazil, Nigeria, India and Korea. Satellite events are hosted in schools, museums, gardens or STEM organisations and all have one thing in common –…
There are one-week work experience placements for Year 12 students studying both Physics and Maths at A-level between Monday 13 to Friday 17 July 2020. For further information please click here

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This is a great opportunity for students studying both Maths and Physics at A-level to experience university life and see what it’s like to study in higher education. Students must have permission from their teachers to attend the event. This event is free of charge to attend and lunch is provided. Bookings are now open…
The Rise and Rise of Data Science Dr Tamara Clelford (Swamphen Enterprises) Discover more about the ever-rising field of data science.  In this talk, Dr Clelford will discuss the beginnings of data science in physics and astrophysics and show examples from her varied career. She will look at some famous uses of data science and…
Are you in year 12 or 13 with an interest in studying chemistry or chemical engineering at the next level? Join us for a taster day where you will experience life as an undergraduate student. Carry out practical experiments in our teaching labs, discover new subjects, explore the campus and speak to current staff and…
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. As well as lectures, students will be involved in a project of their preference, getting to experience what researching is really like from start to finish,…
The objective of the project is to present a research poster at a conference-style event at the end of the Work Experience Week.  Working with a partner, you will create a conference poster around one of the School’s five areas of research. You will be guided by a post-graduate student who will help you to create…
The  event aims to give young scientists a comprehensive introduction to this multidisciplinary science subject, whilst offering the chance to experience life as an undergraduate student at the University of Leeds. The food industry is one of the largest employers in the world, and offers excellent career opportunities to food science graduates. Scientists are constantly…
Experience life as an undergraduate physics student at the University of Leeds on this two-night residential summer school where you’ll get a chance take part in lectures, perform hands-on lab experiments and live in University of Leeds halls of residence. There will be plenty of time to learn about our undergraduate programs and meet with…
This three-day residential course for sixth form students, provides an introduction to student life and mathematics at the University of Leeds. We offer you a sneak preview of university life plus an insight into how mathematics develops at degree level. Our University tutors will extend and enrich your existing study of mathematics at A-level (or…
The School of Mathematics at the University of Leeds offers an annual day-long teacher conference. This years conference takes place on Tuesday June 25th between 9:30am-2pm. The conference provides an interface between the School of Mathematics at the University of Leeds and teachers in schools and sixth forms. Teachers and University staff are given a…
On behalf of the University of Leeds and the Ogden Trust, we are delighted to announce this year’s Schools Physicist of the Year event. You can learn more about the event at the Ogden Trust’s dedicated pages. We invite teachers from schools in the Leeds and surrounding areas to select one student from Year 10…