Events

The University of Leeds is pleased to announce a new science competition inviting students to explore the wonders of everyday fluid dynamics. Year 7 – 9 students are invited to submit a photograph/series of photographs (maximum 6) of their own fluid dynamics in motion through experimentation or real-world application by Tuesday 1 December 2020. Shortlisted…
The Young Scientists Journal Conference is back! It will be held on Saturday, 26 September 2020! It will be hosting distinguished speakers from various scientific fields, and the conference will also showcase original research from young and budding scientists all across the globe. This year due to the pandemic our conference is being held online….
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…
In this workshop, Ems will share some of her favourite rich mathematical activities, exploring ways to maximise their potential for developing collaborative problem-solving skills. During the session, Ems will offer an insider’s guide to the NRICH website, including top tips for classes hoping to see their solutions published on NRICH. This is a Yorkshire Branch…

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Materials Science and Engineering is an exciting,dynamic field of science that effects our daily life, such as better mobile phone batteries and lighter, stronger materials for sports equipment. The Discover Materials Open Day is aimed at 16-18 year olds and will showcase the field, the wonderful career opportunities that a Materials Science and Engineering degree…
Due to the proactive measures being taken by the University for COVID-19, we will not be running an on-campus Work Experience Week. However, we are planning to run a virtual work experience program during 20-24 July 2020. Applications are now closed, but there may be some availability as we approach the date of the program….
This year’s summer school will take place on Monday 6 – Wednesday 8 July 2020. The Biological Sciences Summer School 2020 will be going ahead in an alternative format. Due to the governments and university advice re: Covid-19 lectures, interactive sessions and project work will be delivered in an alternative form online where possible. Please…
Due to the Covid-19 situation, our 2020 mathematics summer school will take place online.  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…
Although we won’t be able to welcome you to Leeds for our 2020 summer school, the School of Food Science and Nutrition will hold an online alternative for Year 12 students, which will take place between Wednesday 1st to Friday 3rd July 2020. The event aims to give young scientists an introduction to this multidisciplinary…
Students are invited to take part in an online event with University of Leeds academics and current students. Dr Ana Heitor will deliver a live taster lecture introducing civil engineering and exploring careers before guiding students through an online interactive activity. Finally, students will have the opportunity to take part in a live Q&A with…
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…