Subject-specific events for schools and colleges
Schools and colleges
Our subject-specific events, workshops and activities will help them learn about university, and support your school or college in meeting Gatsby Benchmark 4 and 7.
Subject Taster Days 2021/22
Nothing beats getting a feel for a course by joining us on campus at our taster days. Buzzing with purpose and possibility, it's a chance for your students to get closer to the subjects they love. It's a chance for them to pursue the things that matter most.
Interested in bringing your students? See what's coming up this year and look out for the bookings and agendas as they open.
To express your interest in coming, or if you have any questions or comments about the tasters, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business and Law Post-16 Conference
13 December 2021
Get the entrepreneurial flair to influence local and global economies. Your students take their first steps towards studying a degree in Business, Law and Finance with lectures, workshops and chance to chat to current students on industry placements.
Sport and Exercise Science Taster Days
13 December 2021 | 21 June 2022
Gain the knowledge needed to understand and enhance athletic performance and sporting success. This interactive taster day is delivered in our labs – here, your students will explore careers in sport and 4 workshops to understand and enhance performance across psychology, physiology, biomechanics and sports leadership.
Architecture and Interior Design Taster Days
14 December 2021 | 21 June 2022
Architects play a vital role in designing and shaping the cities and communities that we live in. Your students will find out how to become an architect or interior designer, while getting involved in 3 practical sessions to learn valuable portfolio hints and tips.
Humanities and Social Sciences Taster Day
25 January 2022
Understand society’s most enduring problems past and present. Explore relevant social, political and ethical questions including campaigns like Black Lives Matter, #MeToo, fake news, green politics and more. Combine perspectives and historic flashpoints.
Let your year 12 students tackle the issues and explore the careers that matter most to them through taster lecturers and seminars. And get ready to explore the worlds of Education, Languages, History, Sociology, International Relations and Development, English, Childhood Studies and Politics.
Criminology Taster Day
27 January 2022
Where there's civilisation, there's crime. It's a global concern, both on a local and international scale. Studying a Criminology degree means looking at the deep lying reasons behind criminal behaviour. Are your year 12 students up to the challenge?
Give them a glimpse into the fascinating world of Criminology, as we explore different courses, careers, and the skills they’ll develop.
Digital and Creative Technologies Taster Day
16 June 2022
Technology has always underpinned and informed creativity. If your students are bursting with creative ideas and want to take them up a notch, our taster is the perfect place to realise their ambitions.
Roll up your sleeves, and experience interactive taster sessions across Digital Media, Creative Media Technologies, Computer Games Technology, Virtual Augmented Reality and Computer Animation.
Booking will open soon.
If you'd like to bring your students to one of our taster days, or have any questions or comments, please contact email@example.com.
Book a subject talk or subject event
Our subject specific talks, events and workshops are available to you throughout the academic year. We can deliver in-person at your school or college or virtually, and adapt them to support your curriculum.
Bespoke STEM events for post-16
STEM underpins all facets of modern life and evolves at relentless speeds. Whether its helping to keep the nation's data systems secure, or educating the next generation of maths teachers, STEM is making a difference to the world.
Your students can find out how to kick-start their career in STEM with our bespoke taster sessions in a number of subject areas. And learn about science, technology and engineering through things like building vehicles and bridges, learning forensic coding, and exploring space.
- Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering, Innovation Engineering
- Computer Networks, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cyber Security and Forensic Computing
- Data Science and Analytics, Mathematics, Mathematics with Statistics and Physics
- Property Development
Researchers in the classroom
Inspire your students as we bring world-leading research into your classroom. See how researchers at the University of Portsmouth are addressing some of the world's biggest challenges in society.
We can deliver these talks in your school or college, or live-stream them depending on technology available. Talks are available across various subjects and can be customised to meet specific Key Stages.
We only ask that you provide feedback on the session to help us assess the success of the programme.
Soon to be on demand
To showcase the impact university research has on the wider world, and the careers pathways your students can take, a series of videos will be released in Autumn 2021 across various subjects.
Suitable for KS3-KS5 students, each video covers a different area of research and is delivered by PhD students currently studying at the University of Portsmouth.