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Taster Events

Our academic schools hold a range of taster events, student panels and alumni discussions throughout the year to give you a taste of the subjects we teach. 

Humanities and Social Sciences

Modern Languages Taster Session - 29 November

Wednesday 29 November, 5-6pm (GMT)

Students in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at Queen Mary University of London gain expert proficiency in their chosen language(s), enrichen their perspectives by studying cultural materials from across the globe, and develop a range of transferable skills highly valued by employers.

As well as giving you an overview of our exciting programmes of study, this event will include a short and accessible taster session offering an insight into what studying languages will be like at Queen Mary. You will also have an opportunity to speak to current students. 

This taster session is suitable for Years 10 to 13; no prior knowledge of a language is necessary.  

Speakers: Dr Rachel Randall (Reader in Latin American Studies); Dr Rebekah Vince (Lecturer in French with Comparative Literature) 

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Year Abroad Taster Session for Language Students - 6 December

Wednesday 6 December, 5pm - 6pm (GMT)

This session will give students an overview of the Year Abroad, one of the most exciting and enriching parts of our degree programmes.

The session will provide an overview of the different locations in which our third-year students typically spend their Year Abroad. You will also find out about what kinds of activities you can undertake, from study abroad to work placements that will enhance your future career pathways. There will be an opportunity to hear from students who have recently returned from their travels abroad. 

Speakers: Dr Nadezca Bragina (Senior Lecturer in Russian Language Studies) 

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Science and Engineering

Girls in Maths Taster Event - 7 March 2024

Thursday 7 March 2024, 10am - 1.30pm (GMT)

Our Girls in Maths taster event showcases everything we love about Maths. Join us for an on-campus taster event and experience first-hand what it's like to be a student in the School of Mathematical Sciences. With two exciting taster lectures, a student-led session about the transition to university, a careers talk and campus tours, this event will give you a great feel for what it's like to study with us. 

Join us in the School of Mathematical Sciences to explore studying Maths at Queen Mary. The day will include a range of talks and activities for you to find out more about university life. 

10:00 – 10:30 - Registration and refreshments
10:30 – 10:35 - Welcome Talk
10:35 – 11:05 - First Taster Lecture
11:05 – 11:35 - Second Taster Lecture
11:35 – 11:50 - Break
11:50 – 12:05 - Transitioning to University Talk
12:05 – 12:15 - Careers Talk
12:15 – 13:00 - Lunch
13:00 - Campus Tours/Event ends

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If you have a query about a course, your application or other university service, you can get in touch via our Contact us page.

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