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…
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…
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…
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,…
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…
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….
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. …
Are you interested in the environment, and the challenges of global issues like climate change? If so, a degree in Environmental Science may be just what you’re looking for! Why not come for a taster day at the University of Leeds, and find out more about this fascinating and rewarding subject? The Environmental Science Academy…
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 –…
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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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…
Experience STEM as you’ve never seen it before! This hands-on day at the University of Leeds is for students with the interest and ability to pursue science at the next level. Students will be given a taste of where science is used in areas they may not have considered, and how it can help shape…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…