For Year 12 and 13 students
Current university activities - get involved and attend for free
These activities are a great way to get a taste of a subject you may be interested in studying at university and good experiences to talk about in your university personal statement.
See below for current opportunities - click on individual items to proceed to websites containing information and booking procedures.
Always remember to check-out the last couple of week’s postings if you missed them as many opportunities will still be available.
Bedfordshire University – For Year 13 students – Last chance for a taster day if you have not submitted a UCAS application and still wish to apply. Psychology, Business Management, Law & Sport Therapy – 18th May. Click here for programme. Book in the HE & Progression Office.
Courthauld Institute of Art – Exhibitions & Displays – Goya: The Witches and Old Women Album and Renaissance Modern: The Gilbert & Ildiko Butler Drawings. Click here for information and to book.
Imperial College London – Festival Weekend for science and arts – Huge amount of talks, tours, workshops, performances and hand-on demonstrations – 9th & 10th May. Click here for information. Open to all students and family.
Imperial College London – Chemistry Taster Day – introduction to what it is like to be a university student in the chemistry department – Thursday 18th June. Click here for information and to book.
Imperial College London – Chemistry and Materials Work Experience programme – 20th-24th July. Click here for information and to book.
Imperial College London – STEM Lecture on Hunger – 3rd June 1.00-3.00pm. Click here for information and to book.
Imperial College London – Engineering Lecture on How to get to Mars and back – 8th July. Click here for information and to book.
IntoUniversity – Medicine and Healthcare careers day – 26th May. Click here for information and registration form. Deadline - return completed registration form to HE & Progression Office by 14th May.
London Metropolitan University – Summer Schools – a whole range of subjects to choose from. Deadline 18th May. Click here for information and to book.
London Southbank University – Faculty of Arts & Human Sciences Day – 17th June. Subjects include Sociology, Drama, Film, Tourism, Game Cultures, Art & Festival Management, Sound Design, Photography, Politics, Law, Psychology, Criminology. Click here for programme. Book in the HE & Progression Office.
London Southbank University – Business Taster Day – 17th June – Business, Marketing, Accounting, Economics and Business Computing. Click here for programme. Book in the HE & Progression Office.
Manchester University – Discover Days in the summer on History, Fashion Business & Textile Technology, English, Chemistry, Social Anthropology, Nursing, Philosophy, Midwifery, Life Sciences, Computer Science, Law, Engineering, Audiology. Click here for information and to book.
Surrey University – Summer Schools for Business, Hospitality & Tourism, Law, Engineering, Physical Sciences, Languages and Health Sciences – various dates in July. Deadline 8th May. Click here for information and to book.
University of London Undergraduate Fair – 16th September. Click here to book now and secure a place as this event gets full quickly.
UCL – Various opportunities. Yr12 Masterclasses. Gateway conferences for Global Health, Human Rights, Humans, Cities. Summer Challenge in range of STEM and humanities subjects. Summer Schools – various subjects. Click on individual opportunity for information and to book.
University Open Days full listing – http://www.opendays.com/
Compare universities - http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/
Information on individual universities - http://university.which.co.uk/
Student university finance - www.direct.gov.uk/student-finance
Click here for last week's posting with more opportunities
If you have any questions or would like further information, please see staff in the HE & Progression Office (next to the Zone).