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 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 for 2023 is a mixture of in person, on campus, and online activity. You will be able to develop your skills and subject knowledge, as well as the opportunity…
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Study Skills Webinars
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…
HE Insight Webinar Series
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…
ESRC- Festival of Social Sciences Session 5: Black Lives Matter, so does this mean `All` Lives Don’t Matter? 21st Century Activism
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…
ESRC- Festival of Social Sciences Session 4: Radical Geography & Protest
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
ESRC- Festival of Social Sciences Session 3: Egypt: Activism & Dictatorship
A case study of activism, and protest, looking at the political uprising in Egypt in 2011. Bookings are now open- click here
ESRC-Festival of Social Sciences Session 2: (Un)Civil Disobedience – When is protest morally (un)justifiable?
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
ESRC- Festival of Social Sciences Session 1: Activism-What’s the point?
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
***Postponed*** Year 9 & 10 Discovery Day: Law Taster Day
**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. Therefore this event will no longer go ahead.** Do your students want to know more about law and may be interested…