Events

Event information: Book your year 12 class to take part in a series of online interactive sessions from September 2020 – July 2021. Students will engage in three sessions (dates of your choice) exploring engineering at university delivered by lecturers, staff, and post-graduate engineers from University of Leeds.  Each 60–minute session will be online using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, a…
We’re excited to launch our new online Environment Futures programme for Year 12 students. Designed to help you develop your insight into the various courses and what it’s like to study at a Russell Group University, the programme will also help you develop your skills and subject knowledge, giving you the opportunity to take part in talks, workshops and other enrichment activities alongside your current studies.  What’s Included in the Futures…
The White Rose University Consortium is a strategic partnership between the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield and York. We have teamed up to offer a unique, online, physics work experience opportunity. During the week you will have the opportunity to work with an academic staff member on their research area to review journal articles and produce…

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Each year the Faculty of Biological Sciences hosts a summer school for year 12 students who are interested in exploring biological sciences at the next level and finding out where it can lead. As well as taking part in lectures, students will be involved in a project of their preference, getting to experience what researching…
The School of Food Science and Nutrition runs an annual summer school for Year 12 students, which aims to give young scientists an introduction to this multidisciplinary science subject and find out more about studying the subject at the University of Leeds. Applications are now closed: Find out more here and apply here 
This short course for sixth form students will provide an introduction to mathematics at the University of Leeds. We will 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…
Looking to develop your study skills ahead of starting university this autumn? Taking the EPQ or the IB extended essay and wanting to develop your research skills? Whatever your study skills needs, we are excited to introduce our new range of live Study Skills sessions to support your current learning and your transition to university study. Webinar…
Synopsis Have you heard of new quantum technologies but not sure how they may impact your life? Would you like to get a better understanding of quantum mechanics, photons, and how this knowledge could help us with improving data security in our communications networks? Then, this talk could be for you. No prior knowledge of…
FREE online webinar for Key stage 3 students and their families. As Summer is getting closer, join us as we uncover the science of this delicious dessert! To register for this event, please fill out this form. UKFoodScience is a collaboration between the Food Sciences teams at the Universities of Leeds, Nottingham and Reading. Follow…
The power of STEM – making a difference in the world  Interested in STEM subjects at University?  Wonder about some of the challenges new graduate researchers are working on?  Young researchers at four University of Leeds Doctoral Training Centres invite you to participate in a short series of online interactive workshops on Wednesdays in May (4:30 pm-5:45 pm).  Find…
Join us for a new series of  live HE Insight Webinars, developed for high school and college students.  Taking place every Wednesday from 21 April – 26 May, sessions will explore a wide range of topics for students wishing to learn more about applying to, and preparing for, university. Webinar Details Suitable for students in Year…
We’re excited to launch a new series of live Subject Insight Webinars, developed for high school and college students. Taking place every Tuesday and Thursday, from 20 April – 27 May,  join us to find out more about a wide range of subjects you can study at Leeds.  Whether you’re interested in a topic you already…
Explore the materials that are in your everyday life by taking part in our scavenger hunt, have a go at making biomaterials at home, finding out what we can learn by breaking materials and the importance of recycling materials. We will be running sessions on four days during British Science Week to help you appreciate…