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…

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WISE and Leeds College of Building have jointly organised a special event for girls, parents and teachers to meet young women who have chosen a career in engineering, find out what they actually do and why they love their jobs. The morning will be highly interactive, giving girls a chance to talk to role models, find…
Celebrate National Science and Engineering Week with us!  We have an exciting programme of events planned for the Festival in 2014, with activities for all key stages. Join us for just one session, or make a day of it, using the quick guide at the back of the booklet to plan your day. The programme…
The University to hosting The Yorkshire Branch of the Mathematical Association.  “Mathematics and storytelling” by Vinay Kathotia from the Nuffield Foundation.  There are some remarkable stories in mathematics, and mathematics in some captivating stories. And despite the preoccupation with truth and proof, much of mathematics is ‘storytelling’. At times pure flights of fancy and often a fabrication to…
National Astronomy Week is a great national event for promoting astronomy and the night sky to young minds and to possibly inspire youngsters to become astronomers of the future! National Astronomy Week is taking place from 1 – 8 March 2014, to celebrate the fact that Jupiter will be at its highest in the UK…
Free online anatomy course by University of Leeds Led by University of Leeds lecturer Dr. James Pickering, and consulting with specialists such as surgeons, pathologists and radiologists, investigate how the organs in abdomen work, and look at common surgical scenarios and current research in the area This course is for anyone that is interested in the…
The University to hosting The Yorkshire Branch of the Mathematical Association.  “Teaching Mathematics as if the Planet Matters” by Tony Cotton from Leeds Metropolitan University.  Explore how to develop approaches to curriculum and learning which help students understand the nature of the contemporary world. Try out some teaching activities aimed to help students relate classroom mathematics to global…
National Engineering Competition for Girls sponsored by Rolls-Royce and EADS “How can engineers solve the challenges of the 21st Century?” Compeition deadline day For more details click here
Your Solar-Powered Future – Dr Neil Robertson All of us are completely dependent upon massive amounts of energy to go about our daily lives. Have you ever wondered how we can sustain this without the damaging problems that arise from burning coal, oil and gas? How long will it take us to achieve a clean,…
This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in studying science at A-Level and those who have an interest in Medicine, but want to explore other medically related STEM degrees and career prospects. Students will get involved in 3 hands-on practicals, covering areas of Engineering, Chemistry, Nutrition, Health or Biosciences
International Civil Aviation Day is annually observed to raise awareness of the importance of international civil aviation and the role that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) plays in international air transport. The organization is a United Nations (UN) body responsible for developing international standards for aviation safety. For more information on this years theme,…