Student at a Discovery Day

Book pre-16 subject taster days

Help your students get closer to the subjects they love

At Portsmouth, we aim to give our students the skills, knowledge, and confidence they need to shape their lives as they see fit.

Step into this vibrant world at our Discovery Days and let your students get hands-on with the subjects they love – while exploring state-of-the-art facilities like our Immersive Centre for Creative and Extended Reality, Replica Courtrooms, and Professional Interpreter Training Suites.

Whether they're stargazing, time-traveling to the Tudor era, or presiding as judge and jury – the opportunities for inspiration are limitless at Discovery Days.

And we'll delve into our world-changing research, in dynamic format, suitable for multiple key stages.

Browse our timetable and book your class now

Astrophysics Discovery Day

21 May 2024: Book now

Key Stage 4

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Student using telescope

 

Join Dr. Jenn Gupta on an awe-inspiring journey through the depths of space exploration. Your students will get involved in interactive workshops, experience breathtaking stargazing, and witness thrilling astronomical observations that promise to unveil an entirely new cosmos for them.

Book your class

Max booking: 15 or 30 students per school.

Discover Days coming soon

Dental Discovery Day

Booking will open soon

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Dental student

 

Is your class curious about teeth and oral health?

Dive into the captivating world of dentistry to explore the secrets of smiling and dental procedures up close.

Register your interest

Further details of this event will be coming shortly, sign up now to register your interest for our Dental Discover Day.

Creative Discovery Day

Booking will open soon

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Student in CCIXR lab

 

Help students immerse themselves in the exciting world of Extended Reality (XR) technology. Join us explore Motion Capture (MoCap), Virtual Production, and Virtual Reality (VR) headsets, and give your students a taste of life in a completely different, immersive realm.

Register your interest

This event has passed, we'll be looking to run this again in the future. Please stay tuned for more details

History Discovery Day

Booking will open soon

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History Discovery Day Student

 

Journey with your class to unearth the untold stories, hidden secrets, and valuable lessons of the past. Together, we'll explore pivotal historical moments and understand how the past continues to shape the world we live in today.

Register your interest

This event has passed, we'll be looking to run this again in the future. Please stay tuned for more details.

Languages Discovery Day

Booking will open soon

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Languages Taster Day

 

Immerse your students in the beauty of language using our specialised interpretation and translation suites. At a time where languages can take you almost anywhere, they'll explore the diversity and beauty of languages from across Europe.

Register your interest

This event has passed, we'll be looking to run this again in the future. Please stay tuned for more details.

Law Discovery Day

Bookings will open soon

Key Stage 4

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Student in courtroom

 

Step into the dynamic world of Law within our authentic replica courtroom. Here, your students will breathe life into compelling debates on pressing topics and explore their passion for justice in the legal system.

Join the waiting list

Further details of this event will be coming shortly, sign up now to register your interest for our Dental Discover Day.

Economics Discovery Day

Bookings will open soon

Key Stage 4

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Students in Economics

 

Embark on an Economics adventure as students unravel global economic impacts. Utilise our replica Bloomberg suite to engage with real-time financial data, linking theory to tangible consequences.

Book your class

Further details of this event will be coming shortly, sign up now to register your interest for our Dental Discover Day.

Enquire about a Subject Discovery Day*

Our Discover Days will allow your students to experience their favourite subjects at our vibrant Portsmouth campus. Complete your request now for one of our upcoming Discover Days, and let us know how many students you'd like to bring and their year group.

*Please note: your place is not confirmed until a member of our Discover Days Team reaches out to confirm your place and booking.

For any questions about our Discover Days, please contact upforuni@port.ac.uk.