Events

Following Government guidance, the University have decided that all non-essential contact should now be avoided, so we are postponing all outreach activities both on and off campus, initially up to the end of April.

Throughout the year, we organise on campus taster days and  events for a wide range of course areas.

Please see below for our latest list of our upcoming events.

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…
Political Futures is our brand new online programme for Year 12 students. Designed to help you develop your understanding of how politics has an impact on society as well as  providing you with an insight into what it’s like to study at a Russell Group University. You will  be able to develop your skills and subject knowledge,…

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Preparing for COP26 is our upcoming summer school running entirely online Monday 28th June – Friday 2nd July 2021. Preparing for COP26 is an opportunity for Y12 students to be involved in responding to the biggest global challenges of our times, climate change. This week long summer school invites young people to take part in interactive workshops & lectures, to virtually explore our…
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…
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 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…
This session will use a Sociological gaze and attempt to understand the 2 contemporary Political and Social Activist Movements. Founded in 2015, the Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation is a Black-led organization that supports Black led movements across the globe. However, sections of the White American community (and beyond) felt that the Black Lives…
Join Professor Paul Routledge from the School of Geography at the University of Leeds to find out more about Radical Geography. Through looking at an approach to Geography motivated by social, economic and environmental justice, develop an understanding of injustice and protest and why and where they happen. Bookings are now open- click here
A case study of activism, and protest, looking at the political uprising in Egypt in 2011. Bookings are now open- click here
When is it justifiable to riot? What happens when peaceful protest fails? Can vandalism, sabotage or militant protest ever be considered “good things?” This session combines law and philosophy to discuss civil disobedience, uncivil disobedience, and violent protest, inviting students to debate these difficult conflicts between law and morality. Bookings are now open- click here
What is activism and why do we become activists? Join this interactive session created by our colleagues from Yorkshire Life Aquatics to discover what you are passionate about and ways in which you can make a difference! Bookings are now open- click here    
Thursday 2nd July – Friday 3rd July 2020 Bookings are open now – click here. With society being faced with the challenges of population growth, climate chaos and housing crisis you are challenged with answering: What would a New City look like if you were in charge?! Come and take part in our engaging and…