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Outreach across QMUL

This web page contains information about the events which are being delivered by departments across QMUL, inviting local school and college students, teachers and parents.

Also see the links at the bottom of our teachers web page for all the departments across QMUL who offer their own outreach activities.

If you are a QMUL member of staff who is planning an outreach activity please see the WP intranet pages for advice about planning and publicity. 


Year 12 Chemistry Competition - focused on analytical science 

South East Regional Heat will be held at QMUL on Friday 23 February 

Delivered by the Royal Society of Chemistry the 'Schools' Analyst Compeition is a national compeition for Year 12 students studying A level Chemistry or equivalent. The focus is to promote an interest in the study of Chemistry, in particular Analytical Science.

One team per school, three students per team.  

Please note: a lunch voucher will be provided for participating students however travel expenses will not be provided

Further information can be found on the below document. To apply please complete the reply form which is included in the below document, scan and return it to Tippu Sheriff at t.s.sheriff@qmul.ac.uk before Wednesday 14 February. 

Year 12 chemistry competition flyer and application form [PDF 189KB] 


Engineering and Material Sciences University of London Taster Days

Learn about the programme, meet our academics and current students, and take part in problem-solving activities. These courses are suitable for students who will be studying Maths and Chemistry/Physics at A2 level and are thinking about studying related degree programmes at university.

Bookings will be taken through the University of London's taster courses website. Applications are open now. Links to apply below. The only way to book a place is through the University of London's website. The School of Engineering and Materials Science is not responsible for taster course bookings and cannot offer places based on cancellations. Applications close when the taster day is full. 

Robotics Engineering Wednesday 4 April 2018 11am - 3pm

Materials Science Thursday 5 April 2018 11am - 3pm 

Design, Innovation and Creative Engineering Friday 6 April 1pm - 4pm 

Biomedical Engineering Tuesday 10 April 2018 11am - 3pm 

Options for Women in Engineering Thursday 12 April 2018 10am - 4pm 

Chemical Engineering Friday 13 April 1pm - 4pm 

Alternatives to Medicine Tuesday 17 April 2018 9:45am - 4pm  

Salters' Institute Festivals of Chemistry 

QMUL Festival date: Wednesday 9 May 2018 

  • First come first served to enter a team
  • Schools can enter one team of four students from Year 7 and/or Year 8 
  • £30 per team
  • 53 festivals are being hosted across the UK between March and June 2018
  • Day of hands-on Chemistry demonstrations, challenges and investigations 

For more information and to register a team: www.festivalsofchemistry.co.uk

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