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2019-2020 Outreach and Careers Events Programme

Queen's University Belfast Engineering Parents' Evening 7th November 2019 
Royal Society of Chemistry - Queen's University Belfast "Chemistry at Work" Exhibition 19-20th November 2019 
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering UCAS Open Event  4th December 2019 
Queen's University Belfast Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences UCAS Open Event  1st February 2020 
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering UCAS Open Event 26th February 2020 
Queen's University Belfast Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences Regional Spring Events:  
Foyle Arena, Derry/Londonderry  4th March 2020 
Newry Leisure Centre, Newry 5th March 2020 
Omagh Leisure Complex, Omagh 6th March 2020 
"Science at Queen's" Parents' Evening 11th March 2020 
Salters' Festival of Chemistry 15th May 2020

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Queen's University Belfast Engineering Parents' Evening - 7th November 2019 (18:00 - 21:30)

This dynamic and informative event provides information about, and insight into the range of Engineering pathways offered by Queen's University Belfast (including Chemical Engineering). Information about the evening will be sent to schools in due course, and online registration is available at: http://go.qub.ac.uk/engineeringevening


This event is recommended for parents of pupils in Years 12-14 who have an interest in study and careers in Engineering, and the range of degree courses offered by Queen’s. For any advance queries please contact Louise McElvanna at Queen's Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

 


 

Royal Society of Chemistry - Queen's University Belfast "Chemistry at Work" Exhibition - 19th-20th November 2019 - Whitla Hall, Queen's University Belfast

 

Online applications now open - click here!

 

This Royal Society of Chemistry-sponsored event caters to GCSE Chemistry students (in years 11-12), and comprises a series of short, interactive talks from representatives of local companies who use Chemistry as part of their business activities. The "Chemistry at Work" programme will highlight the many and varied ways in which the Chemistry studied by children at school is used in the everyday world.

The Exhibition will also feature a host of easily understood demonstrations of how Chemistry can be used at work. Pupils are encouraged to participate (under supervision) in the lively and interactive demonstrations. These activities will stimulate an interest in all aspects of Chemistry, particularly in industry, and will showcase a range of aspects of the importance of Chemistry in our society.

 

BOOKING FOR THE EXHIBITION

You are invited to send at least one group of up to 25 pupils to the exhibition which will be strictly programmed. The number of groups to be accepted will be limited, with allocations being made on a "first come, first served" basis. If numbers allow, it may be possible to accept more than one group from schools.


Each group MUST be accompanied by a teacher, and will spend 15-20 minutes at each of six exhibits during a 2½-hour session.


Sessions will operate from 09.40 - 12.15, and again from 12:55 - 15:30. School groups MUST arrive at the Whitla Hall ten minutes prior to the starting time, or entry may not be facilitated. Following admission to the event, teachers will be briefed at the beginning of each session, with the briefing including a running order of events during the session.


EARLY APPLICATION IS ADVISED

Places for this popular event are limited, so please be sure to complete the online application as soon as possible, but no later than 11th November 2019.

 

Further information about this event is available from Ken Pringle (School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering)

 


 

School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering UCAS Offer Holder Event - 4th December 2019 (12:30 - 16:30)

This event, which seeks to cater for pupils holding UCAS offers for degree courses at the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, and their parents or guardians, provides an early opportunity to visit the University and the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, and other student facilities. During your visit to the School, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the chemical disciplines, career opportunities, and our teaching programmes. Furthermore, attendees will be able to conduct hands-on experiments, speak directly with academics and current students, and tour our teaching and research facilities. To register for this event, please visit http://go.qub.ac.uk/CCE-UCAS-events.

For further information about this event, please contact Ken Pringle (School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering).


 

Queen's University Belfast Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences UCAS Offer Holder Event - 1st February 2020 (12:30 - 17:00)

This event provides students holding offers for degree courses allied to the University's Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS) with an opportunity to visit the University, student facilities and the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. Students will be contacted directly by the Engineering and Physical Sciences in due course, within which registration and event information will be provided. Pupils who hold offers for degree pathways within the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, and their parents/guardians are encouraged to participate in our School-based talks and activities. There will be a range of opportunities to learn more about the chemical disciplines, career opportunities and our teaching programmes, as well as to conduct hands-on experiments, speak directly with academics and current students, and tour our teaching and research facilities.

For further information about this event, please contact the University's Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

 


 

School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering UCAS Offer Holder Event - 26th February 2020 (12:30 - 16:30)

This event provides an opportuity for pupils holding UCAS offers for degree courses at the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering and their parents or guardians, to visit the University and the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, and other student facilities. During your visit to the School, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the chemical disciplines, career opportunities, and our teaching programmes. Furthermore, attendees will be able to conduct hands-on experiments, speak directly with academics and current students, and tour our teaching and research facilities. To register for this event, please visit http://go.qub.ac.uk/CCE-UCAS-events.

For further information about this event, please contact Ken Pringle (School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering).

 


 

Queen's University Belfast Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences Regional Spring Events - 4-6th March 2020

These events, which are open to Year 11- 13 students, will provide an opportunity to learn more about how these pupils' chosen A level subjects relate to degree choices within the area of Engineering and Physical Sciences, and ultimately, their future career. Staff and students from the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering will be present at these events, delivering mini-seminars and demonstrations.

These events will take place in a number of regions across the province, including:

4th March 2020 (10:00 - 14:00) - Foyle Arena, Derry/Londonderry
5th March 2020 (10:00 - 14:00) - Newry Leisure Centre, Newry
6th March 2020 (10:00 - 14:00) - Omagh Leisure Complex, Omagh

 For further information about these events, please contact the University's Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

 


 

"Science at Queen's" Parents' Evening - 13th March 2020 (18:00 - 21:00)

This well-established Faculty event will provide a host of information to Year 11-13 students and their parents/guardians.

Science impacts on every part of our daily lives, with new breakthroughs in Medicine, Artificial Intelligence and Technology happening every single day and the aim of this event is to provide students with inspiration for their career journeys. Chemistry is a featured subject and the evening provides a notable opportunity to learn more about this key science and to speak with related industry, academic and student representatives.

For further information about this event, please contact the University's Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

 


 

Salters' "Festival of Chemistry" - 17th May 2020 (09:30 - 15:30)

We are delighted to announce that this popular event for Year 8 and Year 9 students will operate again within the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering in 2020. Information about the event will be sent to schools directly by the Salters’ Institute - If you are currently not on their circulation list for this event then please contact the Institute directly, or visit the Salters website.

Registration will open for the event on the 26th November 2019.