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A taste of university subjects

Give your students an insight into studying at university with our subject-specific events

From cyber security and mechanical engineering, to criminology and languages, your students can discover what university study is like, while revising their favourite subjects.

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 Tasters 2022/23

Nothing beats getting a feel for a course by joining us on campus at our taster days. Buzzing with purpose and possibility, they're a chance for your students to get closer to the subjects they love.

Browse tasters and book a group of students below. For any questions about the events, please contact victoria.patel@port.ac.uk.

Sport and Exercise Science Taster Day | 12 January 2023

Understand and enhance athletic performance across psychology, physiology, biomechanics and leadership.
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Criminology Taster Day | 17 January 2023

Give your students a glimpse into the fascinating world of Criminology, as we explore different courses, careers, and the skills they’ll develop
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Environmental Sciences Taster Day | 8 March 2023

Discover Geography, Environmental Science, Biology and Marine Biology at our Environmental Taster Day
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Business and Law Taster Day | 9 March 2023

Help students take their first steps into the world of Business and Law and boost their subject knowledge to the next level
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Health Sciences Taster Day | 18 April 2023

The road to a vastly rewarding Health Sciences career starts at our Taster Day – and we've got the courses to get your students started
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Languages Taster Day | 20 June 2023

Discover Language degrees and help students take their linguistic skills in a language of their choice to the next level.
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Architecture Taster Day | Coming in 2022/23

Get involved in 3 practical sessions, learn valuable portfolio tips and explore all Architecture courses at our wonderful learning studios
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Creative Technologies Taster Day | Coming in 2022/23

Let students fully immerse themselves in our studios and labs to see different Creative and Digital Technologies in action.
10th December 2018
CCI Facilities and Students
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Film and Media Taster Day | Coming in 2022/23

Join us to explore Journalism, Creative Writing, Television & Film Production and Film & Media Studies degrees at university.
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Maths and Physics Taster Days | Coming in 2022/23

Help your students learn all about studying a Maths or Physics degree at university at our Taster Days.
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Book a subject talk at your school or college

Our academics can deliver subject specific talks, events and workshops to you throughout the academic year. We're able to deliver these 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. To book or find out more contact at rao@port.ac.uk or call 023 9284 6214.

Subject areas available:

  • Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Renewable Energy Engineering, Innovation Engineering and Property Development
  • Computer Networks, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Cyber Security and Forensic Computing
  • Data Science and Analytics, Mathematics, Mathematics with Statistics and Physics

Researchers in the classroom

Inspire your students as we bring world-leading research into your classroom together with our academics.

Burnaby Building; June 2019; XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence)

Bring university researchers into your classroom

Tailored to meet specific key stages, they're perfect for either a tutor-time activity, or to supplement a lesson – and available to download digitally and/or request in class delivery.

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Contact us

We’ll be updating this page regularly over term. To discuss any of our events or make a booking, please get in touch.

Email: rao@port.ac.uk

Phone: 023 9284 6214