Engineering and Physical Sciences Outreach Events

The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences organises annual events for school students to come on to campus and learn about our subjects.

These events cover the wide variety of subjects on offer within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences. Individual Schools and Departments also organise events about their own subjects.

If you would like more information or to express you interest in one of our events, please get in touch with Rachel Burgess, our Outreach and Schools Liaison Officer. Events will be publicised through our mailing list when places are available.

Girls in STEM Day (year 9 girls)- September

An inspiring day of interactive activities to encourage year 9 girls to continue studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at GCSE, A-level and beyond.

Discovery Day (year 10)- June

A chance for year 10 pupils to discover the different subjects on offer within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, many of which they may not have come across before.

Forge Your Future (year 10 girls)- Wednesday 6th April 2022

A careers-focussed outreach event for year 10 girls, designed to challenge their perceptions of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) careers, and inspire them to continue to study STEM subjects at A Level and beyond.

Registration is now open for this event. Please email the Outreach & Schools Liaison Officer to express your interest in bringing a school group.

Engineering Taster Day (year 12) 29th June 2022

A day-long event for Year 12 pupils who are thinking about applying to university to study an engineering degree.

Levelling Up Scheme (year 12)

This is an online mentoring and tutoring opportunity aimed at year 12 students from under-represented areas who interested in studying for degrees in maths, physics, chemistry or materials science.

Engineering Education Scheme (year 12)

The University of Birmingham hosts the EDT Engineering Education Scheme which runs the residential experience project in December for year 12 students. They undertake a project mentored by professional engineering companies and produce an original piece of engineering.

Diversity in STEM

The University of Birmingham is committed to promoting diversity within the STEM community. Read about our fantastic student societies working hard to improve representation in STEM.