The mA*ths Online Programme aims to support A levels Mathematics students who are considering studying a numerate degree at university. Applications are open now for Year 13 students who would like to develop the skills needed to achieve an A* in A Level Mathematics.
Students on the programme will be provided with tailored online support through two 7-week MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course), including online mentoring from Imperial students. They’ll also attend two face-to-face masterclasses at Imperial College London with Imperial academics, students and external partners. This initiative runs in collaboration with MEI.
Applications are made via our Aspire application system and close at midnight on Tuesday 24 September 2019.
As this programme is primarily online we encourage applications from students who live outside London.
Apply now to have Imperial students work as Pimlico Connection Tutors in your school
State schools within 30 minutes of South Kensington can apply to have Imperial students visit their schools as Pimlico Connection Tutors. Tutors are volunteers and visit weekly, from November 2019 to March 2020. They can work on science or maths with any age group. Tutors normally visit on a Wednesday afternoon for between 1 and 2 hours.
Generating Genius aims to inspire, motivate and support 14-18 year olds to pursue STEM subjects at school and to ultimately consider careers in these fields. Generating Genius work with young people who are underrepresented in higher education and particularly in STEM.
The Uni Genius programme, designed to support students of Black African or Caribbean heritage, has opened applications for a new cohort of Year 12 students. Students embark on a remarkable journey that challenges, educates and develops them, preparing them to be the STEM leaders that they are capable of being. Successful applicants will get to interact with companies (including Barclays, BAI Communications and IP Group) as well as HE institutions (Imperial College London, UCL, St Anne's College (Oxford) and the University of Leeds).
The deadline for applications is 16 October 2019. Apply now
Faculty of Natural Sciences Research Showcase 2019
25 September; 09:30 - 18:30
Imperial College London School teachers welcome
Join a full day of presentations and stimulating discussions with the academics, research fellows and prize-winning PhD students in the Faculty of Natural Sciences and find out about our innovative work. Don’t miss this great opportunity to engage with our academics, early career researchers and postgraduate students. Full programme
Teachers are welcome to join for all or part of the day. This event will provide an opportunity to learn about the current and innovative research taking place at Imperial, as well as networking.
To find out more about the Faculty of Natural Sciences Research Showcase please see the event page.
Bioscience Careers Day
26 October; 10:30 - 16:30
Middlesex University London, NW4 4BT School groups welcome
Bioscience Careers Day is aimed at university students, postdocs, careers advisors and school/college students. The programme will include talks on careers in industry, science communication, publishing, academia, ecology, teach and more.
Imperial College London 13-19 Year olds
Creative Quarter is a day of activities for 13-19 year olds organised in collaboration with the Science Museum, Natural History Museum, V&A, Design Museum, the Royal Society of Sculptors, Royal Albert Hall, Royal College of Music and Goethe Institut.
The aim of the day is for secondary school students to get an insight into creative careers in the Exhibition Road area.
To find out more about activities run by Imperial, please see our events page.
Free Public Lectures
Multiple dates & times
Gresham College School groups welcome
Gresham College was founded in 1597 and has been providing free lectures within the City of London for over 400 years.Two Imperial academics have a series of free lectures planned at Gresham College over the coming year. These lectures are great for A Level students and can be used to support personal statements, career decisions and extended projects.
The lectures are all at the Museum of London and are also live-streamed and left up online afterwards. The lectures are not ticketed and operate on a first-come-first-served basis; except for schools which can book seats via email@example.com
The Nature of Reality Roberto Trotta, professor of Astrostatistics within the Department of Physics, will explore our understanding of the fundamental reality of the cosmos, and delve into some of the biggest outstanding questions in physics in this series.
This series would be valuable for those considering physics and includes the following lectures;