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 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 2022 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…
Political Futures is a 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 insight into what it’s like to study at a Russell Group University. The programme for 2022 is a mixture of in person, on campus, and…

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We are delighted to invite you to take part in our Social Sciences Teachers and Advisors day at University of Leeds 2020. The day will be a fantastic opportunity to learn and share experiences about the opportunities for students moving into the Social Sciences in Higher Education. Sessions will cover a range of Social Sciences…
We are delighted to invite you and your Y9 and Y10 pupils to a Business Taster Day at the University of Leeds. The day will provide pupils with an insight into the broad range of business courses offered at university, and encourage them to develop a real passion for core school subjects. Experiencing Accountancy and…
We are delighted to invite you and your Y7 and Y8 pupils to a Business Taster Day at the University of Leeds. The day will provide pupils with an insight into the broad range of business courses offered at university, and encourage them to develop a real passion for core school subjects. Experiencing Accountancy and…
​This workshop gives students an overview of Criminology, whilst dispelling myths about what people may think it is. It discusses the idea of crime, and what this actually means – before engaging students with prominent psychological, biological, and sociological theories, showing how broad of a field criminology is. The final focus is on prisons and…
This workshop will give students an insight into what is enterprise and how entrepreneurship begins. We will look at diversity within business through an activity and identify entrepreneurial traits / skillsets, answering the question, what makes an entrepreneur, by way of interactive learning using initiative, creativity and teamwork. By the end of the session students…
This workshop will introduce young people to who, how, and why political campaigns are operated. Using past examples of British political campaigns, young people will be given an opportunity to create their own campaign slogans and become aware of how facts and data are used in political campaigns. For more information please email socialscience@leeds.ac.uk. To…
This workshop will help students explore the basics of British politics and democracy: from understanding what a politician does, who the main political parties are and what is a manifesto. For more information please email socialscience@leeds.ac.uk. To complete a booking form, please click here.  
“Exploring Inequalities” introduces different aspects of inequality (health, age, race, religion), its relational nature and its cross cutting impact. The workshop uses tools such as a ‘power walk’ to ask students to identify with different perspectives to allow them to understand the effects inequality can have at an individual level. Students then work together, using…
We’ve all bought products and services, we’ve all checked their prices and we’ve all seen the ads. But do we think about why we buy a product for a specific price or how we know about that product? All this has to do with a little something known as Marketing. This workshop aims to introduce…
​This workshop gives students an overview of Criminology, whilst dispelling myths about what people may think it is. It discusses the idea of crime, and what this actually means – before engaging students with prominent psychological, biological, and sociological theories, showing how broad of a field criminology is. The final focus is on prisons and…