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.
We particularly welcome applications from students fulfilling Access to Leeds Criteria, and from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, including Gypsy, Romany and Traveller.
I really enjoyed the Summer School and thought it was an informative and enjoyable experience. It has given me a further insight into Food Science, more than an open day can provide
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All year 12 pupils currently studying at least one core (biology, chemistry, physics or maths) science subject at A-Level or equivalent are eligible to apply. There are a maximum of 25 places available so we advise students to submit their application as soon as possible.
Due to the terms laid out in our funding agreement with IGD, students may only apply to one of the 4 Food Science Summer Schools at the University of Leeds, University of Reading, Cardiff Metropolitan University or Harper Adams University.
Activities are usually held in the School of Food Science and Nutrition on the University of Leeds campus and overnight accommodation is provided for both nights, subject to Covid-19 restrictions.
Students are fully supervised throughout their visit, including the overnight stays.
Places are offered free of charge.
The online event will give students the chance to:
Further details of the programme will be sent to candidates upon receiving an offer of a place.
Timings for the 2022 event will be confirmed in due course.
The campus event is a two-night residential* summer school held in July. The event starts in the late morning and finishes after lunch on the final day. More detailed timings will be given if an offer of a place is made.
2022 details confirmed soon
The travel arrangements and expenses will be the responsibility of the individual student; however, we have 10 travel awards available for applicants who meet two of the University of Leeds Access to Leeds criteria. Travel awards will be offered on a first come first served basis to eligible students.
If you would like to access the summer school but do not have the environment/technology you would need at home we suggest that you discuss the situation with your school/college. It may be that there is a location at your school/college from which you could access the course for example.
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