Teaching and Research
Information for Schools
CSEE works closely with local schools and colleges, offering a wide variety of activities both in school and at the University that tie in nicely with
the National Curriculum.
This year alone has seen over 2,000 students participating in our activities — and the accompanying teachers seem to enjoy the visits as much as the students! We are able to provide:
sample lectures on subjects such as electronics, basic physics, software, renewable energy systems and robotics;
tours around CSEE, which we tailor specifically according to students' interests;
laboratory work on topics such as the design of electronics hardware, computer programming and robot control;
competitions on the design and construction of solar collectors, watermills and wind turbines;
research placements, in which students are allocated a project that they work on both at school and at the University.
One particularly popular event is
Virtually a Student
, where students in schools and colleges experience a typical day in the life of an undergraduate student in
In addition, we offer:
, there are many events around the country that promote careers in the subjects that lead into these high-tech jobs — Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics;
a programming club, in which you can learn how to program in the popular
amateur radio licence courses at Foundation, Intermediate and Full levels — three academics hold Full licences and the University is a registered examination centre.
Staff involved in all these activities have had all the requisite CRB check for working with young people. To take advantage of any of these activities, please contact Dr John Woods on 01206 872795 or
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