Events

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….
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…
Session 1: 10 February 2021 – 9:15- 3 pm at University of Leeds Session 2: 24 February 2021 – 9:15 – 3 pm at University of Leeds Bring your class to visit the Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences in Spring 2021 and take part in a two-day interactive programme exploring engineering and robotics. The…

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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…
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…