Plus we have opportunities from organisations outside of the College, including; Generating Genius' Uni Genius programme for students of Black African and Caribbean heritage aged 14-18 year old and the V&A Museum's sustainable design workshop Create!.
If you have any question about the Imperial events below, or the Outreach Team more generally, please get in contact at email@example.com
STEM Potential Programme
Imperial College London Applications open for Year 10 and Year 12 students
The STEM Potential programme aims to support students in their KS4 and KS5 studies via workshops, lectures, subject-specific masterclasses and university experience taster days.
Students joining in Y10 will experience different fields of STEM to gain a better understanding of subjects they may wish to study at A-level. Y10 students also take part in a non-residential summer school during August (students can continue on the programme up to Y13)
Those joining in Y12 will take part in subject specific workshops, receive e-Mentoring from current Imperial students and support with their UCAS application. (Support continues into Y13)
Imperial College London Applications open for Year 12 students
Accelerate into Maths and Science (AIMS) is an after school programme for Y12 and Y13 students, run in collaboration with academics from the Faculties of Natural Sciences and Engineering. It aims to give students an insight into how maths is applied across different science disciplines studied at university-level.
Following a launch event at the beginning of January, Year 12 students attend ten after school tutoring sessions during the spring term. When students are in Y13 they will be invited back for a further eight tutoring sessions during the autumn term. Sessions are run by Imperial academics and current undergraduate students.
Where? Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus When? 5pm to 7pm on Wednesdays
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.
Do you like making? Applications for our Maker Challenge programme are now open! Over 12 weeks, young people aged 14-18 will prototype, design and make with access to cutting-edge equipment in our state-of-the-art workshop. We'll teach a crash-course in 3D printing, laser-cutting, woodworking, electronics, programming and working with materials. At the end of the programme, everyone will present their creation and prizes will be awarded to the most creative designs. What will you make?
This programme is FREE for applicants.
Location: Makerspace, The Invention Rooms, White City
Dates: Every Tuesday or Thursday evening (4.30pm-7.30pm) from January 11th-April 4th.
This includes 4 weekend sessions (11/01, 12/01 or 18/01, 15/02, 04/04); no sessions take place during half-term.
The deadline for applications is Sunday 15 December 2019
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
Future x Skills – The Mayor’s Youth Digital Careers Event
21 October; 10:30 - 15:00
Barbican, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS Registration open for Londoners aged 16-24
Future x Skills will give you the opportunity to find out more about the wealth of training and career opportunities in tech, and how to get ahead of the crowd. Though open to all Londoners, the Mayor of London wants to ensure that under‑represented Londoners aged 16-24 years old have access to digital training, opportunities and rewarding tech careers
The aims of Future x Skills
Enable young Londoners to gain valuable insight into the fast-changing sectors with growing digital needs.
Showcase exciting digital training and career opportunities in the various sectors, such as, fintech, gaming, health, construction, public, government, etc.
Present different routes into this competitive sector, from apprenticeships, work experience and training opportunities in a range of leading companies that contribute to the tech sector in London.
Offer an interactive and engaging networking opportunity with top companies like Deloitte, TfL, Goldman Sachs, Ustwo Games, Channel 4, Hs2, Wates, a range of start-ups and SMEs and other leading tech employers.
26 October; 11:00 - 16:00
Art Studio, Sackler Centre 13-15 Year Olds
Find out how products can be designed more sustainably. Working to a design brief you will create designs for sustainable solutions for an object you interact with on a daily basis, such as your smartphone. What would you make them from?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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;