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STEM Outreach Team
STEM Opportunities March 2022
STEM Opportunities is our scheduled newsletter for teachers detailing upcoming events and information.

You can subscribe here to receive future updates and view previous issues here

The release schedule for 2022 issues and previous issues can be found here

For the latest on STEM outreach events please see here
STEM Outreach Opportunities 
Applications are now open for the Mathematics Summer School.

Tuesday 28th June - Thursday 30 June 2022

Suitable for Year 12 Students studying Mathematics A-Level. 

This a great opportunity for students to visit campus and get sneak preview of university life plus an insight into how mathematics develops at degree level.

Our University tutors will extend and enrich your existing study of mathematics at A-level (or equivalent) through talks and interactive sessions.

We will give you an invaluable insight into the structure of mathematics degrees, the courses, admissions procedure and how to make the most of your application to university.

*The cost to attend the in-person summer school is expected to be approximately £130 bursaries will be available to cover the cost of attendance and travel for students satisfying two or more 
Access to Leeds criteria)

Please visit our website to find out more here

Individual Year 12 Students should make applications. The application form is here 

Applications Close Friday 29th April 2022
FBS & Food Science Summer Schools: Express Your Interest!

For Year 12 Students studying STEM subjects at A-Level
To enable your students to get an appreciation of studying a STEM subject at degree level we offer summer schools in Biological Sciences, and Food Science & Nutrition

The 2022 Summer Schools will be a mix of online sessions in-person activities on campus

Applications will open shortly. For now, please  express your interest in our FBS & Food Science programmes and we will contact you as soon as applications open.

Individual Year 12 students should express their interest in the FBS & Food Science events below. 

Biosciences Summer School: Express Your Interest

Food Science & Nutrition Summer School: Express Your Interest 

In2scienceUK summer programme

In2scienceUK works with passionate STEM researchers and professionals to support disadvantaged young people to pursue careers in STEM. Through an inspirational summer programme of in-person work placements, online skills workshops and competitions, In2scienceUK gives Year 12 students the opportunities they need to overcome the barriers in their way of becoming the next generation of innovators and pioneers. 

To hear more about volunteering, register to attend one of several online sessions In2scienceUK are running over the coming months. More information can also be found here or by contacting

It's easy to support In2scienceUK's mission by becoming a host. Make a difference to the prospects of these young people by sharing your expertise and insights through a 1- or 2-week placement at your workplace.

Apply here and provide underrepresented students with invaluable support to help them succeed on their journey into STEM.

The deadline to apply is 8th April 2022

The Geospatial Scholarship Fund

Supporting undergraduate and postgraduate study of geography and geoscience.

Black and mixed Black heritage students are significantly under-represented within the fields of geography and geoscience.

The scholarships will:

Help to promote geography and geoscience as a positive life choice for students

Provide financial and other support for students throughout their studies

Increase the number of Black and mixed Black heritage students studying and working within the disciplines.

There will be two awards made every academic year:

1) Undergraduate Award of £30,000 to study geography or geoscience (£10,000/yr). The award can be spent on fees or maintenance.

2) Masters Award of £20,000 (full time 1 year masters) to study within the disciplines of geography or geoscience.

Find out more here:

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 6th April 2022  

University of Leeds Open Days 2022

Our undergraduate open days for 2022 will take place on:

·       Friday 24 June 2022

·       Saturday 25 June 2022

·       Saturday 10 September 2022

·       Saturday 8 October 2022

Please visit our Open Days website for further information.
Prospective students can register their interest in attending and receive event updates by completing our short online form.  

Once registered they will receive an alert when booking opens and be able to view our activity schedule to plan their day.

This update is provided by the STEM Outreach Team at the University of Leeds, supporting students applying to all STEM courses.

Please forward this on to colleagues who may be interested in the opportunities we offer. They can also sign up to receive updates


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