stem courses

Join us for an exciting week of innovation and creativity

We'll be holding a series of events and activities from Friday 14 - Sunday 23 March as part of the National Science and Engineering Week.

Schools and colleges can bring students to workshops at different venues across the city including the Silk Mill, Quad, the University's Markeaton Street site and Derby Theatre. We'll also be holding a series of evening lectures which are open to the general public, clubs, societies and industries.

The central event will be held on Tuesday 18 March at the University of Derby, Kedleston Road where people of all ages will have the chance to try hands on STEM activities.


  • When: Tuesday 18 March, 4.00pm
  • Where: Kedleston Road, Derby Campus
  • Who: Year 7-13 students and families

STEMpunk is a play on the science-fiction genre of Steampunk, where fantastic technology is mixed with Victorian era characters and settings; which will make for a visually impressive and innovative experience for students and their families.

Book your places today

To find out more information about the week please call Rebecca Joyce on 01332 591042 or email

Derby Festival of Science and Engineering 

As part of the Festival there are loads of events taking place around Derby, take a look at what else you can get involved in.

Tuesday 18 March

Events include:
  • Live music
  • Interactive lighting rig
  • Finding your way, map quiz
  • Scalextric racetrack
  • Animation show reels
  • A spectacular forensics, graphics, sound and light project
  • A surround sound talk
  • Science of super heroes lecture
  • Computer games modeling and animation activity
  • Interactive sports
  • Interactive psychology
  • Jump height competition
  • Sport and Exercise force plate
And more to be confirmed...