Events archive 2012/13

Academic Crash Course

Monday 15 July 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD-YEAR 12: Particularly useful for students undertaking the Extended Project Qualification, the day has been designed to develop organisation, research, teamwork, presentation and independent study skills.

Race Like An Olympian

Friday 12 July 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS- YEARS 10/11: Success in sport depends on many factors – such as fitness status, ability and competition experience.

Discovering Health Research: from clinic to laboratory

Wednesday 3 July 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS FOR YEAR 12: aimed at students interested in a health career including medicine, dentistry, health care and psychology. Students will work with academics and students to learn about research within these health fields. THIS EVENT IS ALSO REPEATED ON 4 JULY.

Access to Professions Conference: an insight into Law and Medicine

Monday 1 July 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF YORK- YEAR 11 AND 12: An innovative new project launched jointly by Hull York Medical School and York Law School, the conference aims to inspire Year 11 or 12 students interested in either course to think about Law or Medicine without boundaries.

University Unwrapped- an IAG event

Friday 28 June 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF YORK- YEAR 12: want to know all there is to know about applying to HE, finance and UCAS then University Unwrapped is for you!

University Unwrapped- an IAG event

Thursday 27 June 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD- YEAR 12: want to know all there is to know about applying to HE, finance and UCAS then University Unwrapped is for you!

World of Physics

Friday 14 June 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF YORK- YEAR 9 AND 10: Work alongside leading academics and current undergraduates to explore a wide range of the most exciting areas of Physics that affect us every day! Teams of students and staff from four of the region’s leading universities will work with students throughout the day to inspire you with science... this event is being delivered in collaboration with the Institute of Physics.

World of Physics

Thursday 13 June 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF YORK- YEAR 9 AND 10: Work alongside leading academics and current undergraduates to explore a wide range of the most exciting areas of Physics that affect us every day! Teams of students and staff from four of the region’s leading universities will work with students throughout the day to inspire you with science... this event is being delivered in collaboration with the Institute of Physics.

Biology at Work

Wednesday 5 June 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF YORK- YEAR 8:Take part in interactive workshops on biology in real life situations: solve scientific problems in teams alongside undergraduates using modern facilities and research methods. Explore DNA fingerprinting and plant life at work in our world to unearth the amazing ideas in biology.

Going Global

Thursday 2 May 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF HULL YEARS 10-12: This very popular event is aimed at Year 10/11 and AS level students and will include revision sessions as well as 'taster' sessions in more unusual languages such as Chinese, Japanese and Russian.

Lucy: Emergency Room

Wednesday 1 May 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF YORK - YEARS 7/8 Work with medical student guides and academics at 3 stations to consider the underlying structures and organs involved in Lucy’s injuries. You will have to work the kinds of tests that might be necessary to decide how best to treat her.

‘The Art of Flying’ - - Meet the Spanish graphic novelist Antonio Altarriba

Wednesday 24 April 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS- YEARS 12 and 13: Antonio Altarriba will be coming to Leeds in April to speak about his graphic novel, his father and the vicissitudes of twentieth-century Spain. Preceding an interview with him, activities will be organised especially for school students of Spanish, focusing on Spanish language, society and history.

Lucy: Emergency Room

Wednesday 24 April 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF HULL - YEARS 7/8Work with medical student guides and academics at 3 stations to consider the underlying structures and organs involved in Lucy’s injuries. You will have to work the kinds of tests that might be necessary to decide how best to treat her.

Discover Health Careers

Wednesday 27 March 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS- YEAR 10: ‘Discover Health Careers’ is an entertaining, lecture-style show for Year 10 students. It is designed to help them think about careers in the health service.

Science Brainwaves - 'A Question of Taste' DNA Workshop

Tuesday 26 March 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD - YEARS 12/13: In our new PCR workshop, students can explore an unusual human trait where some people can taste a bitter chemical, whilst others cannot.

IoP Schools and Colleges lecture tour 'Defying gravity: Make physics your launchpad'

Wednesday 20 March 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS- YEARS 10 AND 11: The lecture will explore how scientists and engineers have used physics to make the dream of space exploration a reality.

Environmental and Marine Science

Wednesday 20 March 2013

Find out more about studying environmental science through this field based science day.

The Science Trail 2013

Monday 18 March 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF YORK: Students with high potential in Y9/10: will have the opportunity to work with leading academics and current students in workshops across every science department at the University. Hands-on interactive sessions will bring the science curriculum to life, while attending school staff are invited to a free CPD session and lunch at the National Science Learning Centre. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS - 13TH FEBRUARY 2013

Communicating Science

Friday 15 March 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF YORK: Students from the Department of Biology at the University of York are delighted to offer a range of activities suitable for students in Years 7 and 8. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS - 13TH FEBRUARY 2013

Uncovering Medical School

Wednesday 13 March 2013

Y12 students. Applying to medical school can be daunting. Attend this one day session and speak with current undergraduates, academic staff and work in the medical school labs to find out what it's really all about. After the event, all attending students will have the opportunity to be e-mentored by undergrad medical students for 6 weeks.

Video Games Workshop

Tuesday 12 March 2013

@ UNIVERSITY OF HULL YEARS 10 and 11: A creative workshop designed to enable pupils to gain an understanding of video games design and practice.

Landscape Architecture - Designing Where We Live

Monday 11 March 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD YEAR 12: Landscape Architecture is a very creative profession which combines art, science, design and the environment. Our Landscape Department, who are involved with a wide range of innovative landscape and environmental research and practice, including design of the riverbank meadows in London's Olympic Park, would like to invite Year 12 students to spend a day in the department, finding out about the profession and getting a taste of what it might be like to study landscape architecture at university.

Model United Nations

Friday 1 March 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD - YEAR 12: Have you ever wondered what it is like to be an ambassador at the UN? Would you like to try international diplomacy for yourself? If so, then Sheffield-Student Model United Nations is for you!

All About Astronomy

Wednesday 27 February 2013

Work with leading academics and world class equipment to explore the universe as you have never seen it before.

Logistics Taster - what is it and is it for me?

Wednesday 27 February 2013

Working with expert academics, this hands-on session will allow you to: understand some of the technologies related to logistics gain global awareness and understand trading routes in our community experience world-class simulators used as training tools talk about jobs and career potential in the Logistics sector get an introduction to the University and commercial logistics

Economics Today

Wednesday 20 February 2013

consider a range of topical economics issues discuss and debate current issues experience the impact of decision-making and the usefulness of economic models in the evaluation process

Chemistry @ York

Wednesday 6 February 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF YORK - YEAR 9: a day of hands-on activities, relating to the cutting-edge research carried out at the University of York.

Alan Ayckbourn Archive Curriculum Enrichment Day

Friday 25 January 2013

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF YORK - YEARS 9-11: With the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, the University of York has recently acquired Sir Alan’s archive, containing letters, drafts, notes and posters covering his entire professional career. The day will include a tour of the archives, a research workshop and a practical drama workshop.

Science Brainwaves - 'A Question of Taste' DNA Workshop

Wednesday 12 December 2012

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD YEARS 12-13In our new PCR workshop, students can explore an unusual human trait where some people can taste a bitter chemical, whilst others cannot.

Informatics - the secret life of information in the digital world

Tuesday 11 December 2012

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD YEAR 12: Informatics is the study of digital information – how we create, manage and use it, and how human beings interact with information and technologies. It covers areas such as advanced web design, and digital multimedia, business intelligence and how digital technologies are changing our lives and society.

‘Future of Parliament’, Annual Sixth Form Conference

Friday 7 December 2012

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD YEARS 12 AND 13: Influential figures from the political and academic communities will be attending to give speeches as well as cash prize competition!

Science Brainwaves - 'A Question of Taste' DNA Workshop

Thursday 6 December 2012

@ THE UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD YEAR 12-13: In our new PCR workshop, students can explore an unusual human trait where some people can taste a bitter chemical, whilst others cannot

Going Global

Tuesday 27 November 2012

@ UNIVERSITY OF HULL YEARS 10 -12: PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE.This very popular event will include revision sessions as well as 'taster' sessions in more unusual languages such as Chinese, Japanese, Russian and Italian.

Blitz Workshop for Website Programming

Wednesday 21 November 2012

@ UNIVERSITY OF HULL YEARS 10-11: A first introduction to web-based programming using JavaScript, suitable for anyone with basic IT skills (using a Word Processor and Web Browser).

Poles Apart: Chopin Transformed

Friday 9 November 2012

@ UNIVERSITY OF HULL YEARS 7-13: Epic, idiosyncratically sentimental and powerful transformations of Chopin’s music by Leopold Stokowski, the pioneering master orchestrator of the famous Philadelphia Orchestra. This performance, introduced by Dr Lee Tsang and led by members of Hull Sinfonietta, will feature school pupils, members of the University Orchestra, teachers and local amateurs.