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 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…
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 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 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…
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…
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…
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…
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 open: Find out more here and apply here 
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 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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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…
Event information: These online sessions aim to give students a better understanding of some of the topics they would learn about in a STEM degree at Leeds and inspire them to go onto further study in these subjects. It will provide students with up-to-date information about the university and our courses. This series is aimed…
FREE online webinar for Key stage 3 students and their families Shrove Tuesday is often referred to as “pancake day” within the UK. Whilst everyone is considering what toppings to have on their pancakes, why don’t you join us to uncover all the brilliant science that helps create the pancakes and accompaniments we all love…
Open to KS3 students and their families Mince pies have hit the shelves again as they do every Christmas in the UK.  Food Scientists help make this happen by making sure you have good quality, safe and delicious mince pies every year.  If mince pies are not your cup of tea, Food Scientists are developing…
Four centuries have passed since Kepler discovered the three laws of planetary motion that now bear his name. But how do the elliptical orbits follow from the inverse-square law? How did Newton prove that equal areas are swept out in equal time intervals? Is it really true that the square of a planet’s orbital period…
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…
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…
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…