Lifelong Learning Centre

‘Switching on to Science’ Taster Day

Monday 15th April 2019
9.30am - 2.30pm
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Interested in how scientists ask questions and contribute to scientific knowledge?

Like to learn how the process of science informs our understanding of the world?

Take part in hands-on laboratory activities and see how science works at this FREE taster day at the University of Leeds

Come along to:

  • Learn more about pathways to study science, including the one-year Science Foundation programme at the Lifelong Learning Centre which can lead on to Science, Engineering or Healthcare degrees at the University of Leeds
  • Meet tutors and mature students and find out more about studying at university
  • Take a look at a university campus

A FREE lunch and refreshments will be provided.


There are a small number of pre-school childcare places available in the University nursery for this taster day. Please book at least ten days before the event if you require childcare and we will call you to discuss your requirements.

To attend this taster day please register for a place online via the booking form below. Alternatively, please call 0113 343 1770 and we will be able to register you over the phone.

What participants on previous taster days have said

I really enjoyed the labs, especially getting the chance to be hands on. I learned a huge amount about science.

Made more confident and more relaxed about applying to university. It really helped talking to other students.