Upcoming Events

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Light Night 2015 is coming! Light Night is an annual multi-arts and light festival which takes over Leeds City Centre on one Friday night in October. This year they are celebrating our 11th annual festival. For one night only the city centre will come alive with over 50 spectacular light projections, exhibitions, installations, film, dance, music,…
Professor Helen Gleeson OBE was appointed Head of Physics and Astronomy at the beginning of 2015, becoming the first female to hold the position as Cavendish Professor of Physics. Professor Gleeson will give her Inaugural Lecture, titled ‘Looking through the Liquid Crystal Ball’, on 7th October, followed by a drinks reception in University House. The Vice-Chancellor, Sir Professor Alan…
Richard Dawkins in Leeds, chaired by Dr Chris Hassall On Sunday September 13th, Richard Dawkins is coming to the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds for an evening to discuss his memoir ‘A Brief Candle in the Dark’ and the inspirations behind his science publications, and take some audience questions. Dr Chris Hassall, an academic and…
A variety of activities will be taking place on our open days, including drop in sessions, taster lectures, tours and talks. For further details, including how to book your place, please see here  
An event for Realising Opportunities students from all partner universities designed to assist with the UCAS application process, the pressures of choosing a course and a University, and the beginning of personal statement writing. How to book a place: Students will be invited to the event via email in July 2015. You can find out…
This four night residential will provide year 12 students taking part in the Reach for Excellence scheme a chance to develop new skills and experience a taste of university life. Students will sample lectures and workshops from a wide range of subjects and spend the night on campus in one of our halls of residence. For more…
This non-residential summer school is a chance for high achieving Physics A level students to experience Physics at university through challenging workshops and practical activities. The course is open to: • Year 12 students who have completed an AS level in Physics and Maths and will be continuing with both subjects at A2 level. •…
Hosted by the School of Earth and Environment (SEE) at Leeds, the Environmental Studies Academy provides FREE unique science sessions for schools/students designed around their AS/A2 level curriculum, helping them to advance in their knowledge of the natural environment and benefit from the expertise and hi-tech facilities at the University, while gaining ‘hands-on’ experience of environmental fieldwork….
Our three night residential Chemistry summer school will give chemistry A level student’s a clear idea what it is like to study chemistry at university and how chemistry impacts the real world. Students will get the chance to explore chemistry whilst enjoying the full University of Leeds experience. The summer school will include sample lectures,…
A variety of activities will be taking place on our open days, including drop in sessions, taster lectures, tours and talks. For further details, including how to book your place, please see here