Subject-specific events for schools and colleges
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 Tasters 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.
Help students get a first-look at the new BSc (Hons) degree in Esports Coaching and Performance, which they can apply to study in 2022 and beyond – online or on campus.
Explore the worlds of Education, Languages, History, Sociology, English, Childhood Studies, Politics and International Development and help your students reach their career goals.
Help your students take their first steps into studying a degree in Business and Law so they can take their knowledge to the next level.
Get involved in 3 practical sessions, learn valuable portfolio tips and explore all Architecture courses at our wonderful learning studios.
Booking opening soon
Environmental Taster Day
17 March 2022 | Covering Geography, Environmental Science, Marine Biology and Biology
Ready to deal with the big questions facing humanity? If your students want to tackle climate change, or are interested in exploring the physical nature, characteristics and environment of the world, then our Environmental Taster Day will help them start their career and prepare for the challenges ahead.
Health Sciences Taster Day
April 2022 | Covering Pharmacy, Biomedical Science, Radiography, Nursing, ODP, Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy
The healthcare and social care sectors are always in need of qualified practitioners such as doctors, social workers, paramedics, dental nurses, mental health nurses, radiographers, biomedical scientists and pharmacists. For treating, controlling or preventing disease, illness, injury or disability. Or giving assistance to people with daily activities in order to maintain independence and social interaction, and to protect them if they are vulnerable.
If your students are interested Health Sciences, we'll help them find the course for them, to help start their exciting career in the field.
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.
Visit our guide to Subject Taster Days page for more information about Subject Taster Days, including how to get here, checking in and making the most of your visit.
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 – when they're not teaching our students or carrying out research. 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. 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 2021/22 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.