School of Physical Sciences

Information for Schools


We are now fully booked for the academic year 2013-2014 and are unable to take any more bookings for schools outreach. We do however have some events on campus that schools can still book onto.

*Forensic Science School is now fully Booked*

26th -27th April: Forensic Science School; A residential weekend, exploring many areas of forensic science for 15-18 year olds. For more information contact science@kent.ac.uk, last year’s programme

Tuesday 29th April: Salters Festival of Chemistry; A day of Chemistry challenges for year 7/8 students on http://saltersinstitute.co.uk/festivals/festival-news/ Please follow instructions on website to book

Chemistry Taster Days

Monday 30th June, Wednesday 2nd July and Friday 4th July: University Chemistry taster days; University taster events for year 12 Chemistry A-level students. Schools are invited to bring up to 6 students to the University to experience undergraduate lectures and lab based activities with an insight into research carried out within the school. For more information contact science@kent.ac.uk

Physics Taster Days

Wednesday 9th July, Tuesday 15th July and Wednesday 16th July: University Physics taster days; University taster events for year 12 Physics A-level students. Schools are invited to bring up to 6 students to the University to experience undergraduate lectures and lab based activities with an insight into research carried out within the school. For more information contact science@kent.ac.uk

Space School

2nd -3rd August for 11-14 year olds and 9th-10th August for 15-18 year olds: Space School; A residential weekend exploring many areas of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Science http://astro.kent.ac.uk/mds/Spaceschool/index.html

If you are interested in a mobile planetarium visiting your school please try the British Association for Planetaria which has a list of all local planetaria available near you http://www.planetarium.org.uk/


For further information about undergraduate and postgraduate courses or UCAS/Open days please contact the SPS Postgraduate & Recruitment Coordinator, Russell Weeks

School of Physical Sciences, Ingram Building, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NH

Enquiries: email us

Last Updated: 06/02/2014