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Faculty of Engineering

Outreach and Schools Liaison

Outreach and Schools Liaison - Faculty of Engineering

Schools Activities

Find out about the events and activities for schools throughout the year.

Date Event Description Age
Now HESCO Engineering Challenge
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In school workshop plus design competition based around HESCO Bastion products KS3
13 March - 27 March 2015 Leeds Festival of Science
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Come and celebrate our birthday, and British Science Week with us. KS2-5
21 March 2015 Engineering Experience
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10am - 4pm, Parkinson Court. Hands on activities. Open to the public. All
29 June - 2 July 2015 Headstart Broad Based Engineering Summer School
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Four days of engineering activities organised in conjunction with Headstart 16-17
13 - 15 July 2015 Inspire Summer School
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Three days of engineering activities for girls 15-16
June & July Regional Big Bang Fairs
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Stand at six of the Regional Big Bang fairs demonstrating a variety of engineering concepts All

Expected to start in September 2015, the facility will support a set number of campus activities that schools can book on to and a set number of activities that can be booked to be delivered in schools. If you would like to know when booking opens please email k.j.baker@adm.leeds.ac.uk and you will be added to the list and notified of the available dates once they have been confirmed.

KS2 Activity or Campus Visit

Using a system designed by our robotics staff, young people will be able to explore the basics of robotics, working at their own speed to test and experiment different concepts and ideas. Duration: 1 hour

KS3/4 Campus Visit

For groups with a strong interest in computing and robotics, a set number of days will be available for a school group to attend a two hour computing workshop, have a packed lunch on campus and then enjoy a tour and introduction to the robotics facility and the research undertaken there. Duration: 4 hours

For more information please contact our Education Liaison Officer for Engineering.