Engineering, Technology and Maths

We provide a range of on-site events focusing on engineering, technology and maths. These events are designed to give your students an insight into university life. We are also able to provide a range of taster workshops for your students. These sessions can take place at either the University or your school or college. For more details and to book on-site events or taster sessions, please see the information below.

Top 20in Mechanical Engineering**Guardian University League Table 2019
100%of students in work/study 6 months after finishing- BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering**HEFCE 2017
Top 30in Mathematics**Guardian University League Table 2019

Date: 17 October 2018 (Year 13) and 13 February 2019 (Year 12)
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: 100
Location: Kedleston Road, Markeaton Street, One Friar Gate Square and Britannia Mill, Derby
Length of event: Full day
Description: This event, based across all of our Derby sites, will give your students the opportunity to experience the breadth of courses we have to offer. They will be able to talk to current students, speak with support services such as Admissions, and get involved in activities run by our Union of Students. There are also taster sessions which provide a deeper understanding of the pathways and careers that our courses can lead to.
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Date: 17 and 18 December 2018
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: 10
Location: Markeaton Street, Derby
Length of event: Two full days - non residential
Description: This festive two-day event is aimed at students who have a keen interest in mechanical engineering, motorsport and automotive engineering, manufacturing and product design and who are ideally studying analytical and creative subjects such as maths, physics, engineering, and design and technology. The interactive subject sessions students will attend will give them an insight into what it would be like to study at university.
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Date: 7 March 2019
Year group: Year 10-13
Location: STEM Centre, Derby
Length of event: Evening
Description: This annual event is aimed at girls 14+ along with their parents, family, carers and friends. School and college teachers and lecturers, along with careers advisers, are also welcome to attend to meet women engineers working in a variety of disciplines. This is a fun and motivational evening with the opportunity to put questions to the panel members. For any girls considering a STEM based career, this event will give an insight into different industries along with the range of qualifications and study routes they can take to get there.
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Date: 9 May 2019
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: 30
Location: Markeaton Street and Kedleston Road, Derby
Length of event: Full day
Description: Students interested in computer games design or computer games programming are invited to visit the University to trial some of our third year undergraduate computer game creations for the first time. Your students will look around our facilities at our STEM Centre, attend a mini lecture and learn about the world of gaming from our teaching staff, students and industry experts.
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Date: 22 May 2019
Year group: Year 12
Maximum size of group: 30
Location: STEM Centre, Derby
Length of event: Full day
Description: Our Engineering Taster Day is designed to raise aspirations within fields of engineering such as software engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering and sound engineering. Held in the STEM Centre at our Markeaton Street site the day offers a variety of taster sessions, and a chance to look around some of our amazing facilities and find out what exciting careers are available in this sector.
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Date: Negotiable
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: 20
Location: Markeaton Street, Derby or in your school/college
Length of event: Half-day/Full day
Description: Run by our College of Engineering and Technology students and staff these practical revision sessions will allow students to develop their mathematics skills and problem solving techniques. These sessions will also give the opportunity for students to discover the breadth of courses available in higher education.
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Date: Flexible
Year group: Year 12/13
Maximum size of group: Flexible
Location: University of Derby/your school or college
Length of event: Flexible
Description: We can provide a range of taster workshops for your students, either at the University or at your school or college.
Get in touch:  sclteam@derby.ac.uk