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. Further…
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…
The University of Leeds welcomes Dr Gaitee Hussain, ESA’s Head of Science Division, for our annual Bolton Lecture in Astrophysics. Our solar system is a nice place to live thanks to our Sun, which provides a friendly environment. But what about other stars, would we want to live around them? Register at Eventbrite.  This talk…
The world is eagerly awaiting an approved vaccine to bring COVID-19 under control but what is involved in creating, testing, manufacturing and distributing medicines? In this talk we look at how a drug goes from idea to market, we’ll take a look at identifying targets, synthesising, testing and producing, at each step taking time to…

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Are you interested in studying Computer Science whilst also gaining hands-on work experience in the world of technology? Join our event on 24th November to hear the stories of some of PwC’s Technology Degree Apprentices, who are studying Computer Science at the University of Leeds. You’ll find out more about this degree apprenticeship, including university…
Meet Simran Channa and Dr Nicole Hondow, who explain what the session entails in this short promo video. This event is for Year 12 and 13 students interested in studying Chemistry and/or Chemical Engineering at Higher Education. Get a flavour of what is it like to study at University of Leeds by hearing from 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…
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….
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…