Events

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…
Students are invited to visit the Faculty of Biological Sciences at University of Leeds for an afternoon and take part in a Microbiology and Molecular Biology practical activity. Students will evaluate the effect of antibiotics on bacterial growth, and carry out gel electrophoresis for the separation of DNA or protein. This event is designed to…
Students are invited to visit the Faculty of Biological Sciences at University of Leeds for an afternoon and take part in a Microbiology and Molecular Biology practical activity. Students will evaluate the effect of antibiotics on bacterial growth, and carry out gel electrophoresis for the separation of DNA or protein. This event is designed to…
A day of activities and challenges designed to inspire budding young scientists. Students will experience hands-on practical Chemistry challenges in university labs and carry out investigations ‘like a real Chemist’. Gain team working and independent problem solving skills and experience amazing chemical demonstrations. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winning schools in each…
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 –…
Bookings are now open for our A Level practical days, with a choice of organic or physical chemistry practicals. Find out where chemistry can lead and spend the day in our teaching labs with staff and students from the School of Chemistry. How to apply:   Further information:  Chemistry Practical Days Page Apply online: A Level…
The School of Food Science and Nutrition holds an annual two night residential summer school, which will take place from Wednesday 1st to Friday 3rd July 2020 for Year 12 students. The  event aims to give young scientists a comprehensive introduction to this multidisciplinary science subject, whilst offering the chance to experience life as an…
This three-day residential course for sixth form students, provides an introduction to 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 equivalent) through a…
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
This year’s summer school will take place on Tuesday 14 – Wednesday 15 July 2020. 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, in our brand-new teaching laboratories. Students will be designing their experiments, using advanced lab equipment to…

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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….
Join us on campus for a free day of mathematics with your Year 12 students. In the morning choose from three interactive options: A: Untangling knot theory B: Hidden symmetries of nature C: Hands-on mathematics and talk about studying mathematics at Leeds Followed by the 2020 W. P. Milne Lecture delivered by Dr James Cranch. …
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….
Are you currently in year 12 with an interest in studying Biological Sciences at the next level? Join us for a taster day where you will experience life as an undergraduate by carrying out practical experiments in our teaching labs, discovering new subjects, exploring the campus and speaking to current staff and students in the…
The Growth of Natural Sciences Teachers, we are offering an after-school webinar to enable you to support and advise students with an interest in studying STEM subjects at university, and who may be undecided about which path to take. Find out how the degree course is structured and the opportunities it brings, as well as…
Smart Plastics: Using vitrimer chemistry to produce re-processable thermosets, and re-configurable actuators The one hour lecture starts at 17:00, and there will be a small reception after the lecture, from 18:00-19:00. The mantra of modern “recycling” is the circle of Reduce-Reuse-Recycle. Recycling of plastics has become notorious: the very same properties that make plastics so…
We look forward to welcoming you to Leeds Festival of Science 2020! There are events across Leeds for you to enjoy between 6th and 25th March 2020. We are looking forward to working with schools and colleges during a festival packed with activities for Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 5 and teachers involving science,…
Students are invited to visit the Faculty of Biological Sciences at University of Leeds for an afternoon and take part in a Microbiology and Molecular Biology practical activity. Students will evaluate the effect of antibiotics on bacterial growth, and carry out gel electrophoresis for the separation of DNA or protein. This event is designed to…
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…
A talk by Andrew Jeffrey – the Mathemagician. The Rosetta Stone changed our understanding of Ancient Egypt completely. But what could it possibly have to do with maths, and specifically how children learn it? Come along and find out! During this talk, Andrew will explain his thinking behind what works, and why. He will also play…