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Inspiring Minds: STEM

What is Inspiring Minds?

Our Inspiring Minds taster days are an excellent opportunity for Year 12 students to learn more about the options available to them at university. The events aim to enhance current studies and get students thinking about their subjects from a new perspective through a range of undergraduate level taster sessions delivered by our academic staff and students.

Students can also learn more about university applications and student life through informative sessions covering topics such as Personal Statements and Student Finance, as well as the opportunity to take a tour of our stunning single-site campus with our current students.

What is more, these events look great on a student's personal statement, helping them to stand out as part of the university application process.

The events are free of charge (excluding the cost of travel to Loughborough campus) and lunch is provided for students.

Inspiring Minds: STEM

Tuesday 31st March 2020 | Loughborough Campus

This event will bring together a range of STEM subjects from across the university, for those students interested in learning more about the options available to them. Students have the opportunity to attend their choice of lectures and workshops, hear from some of our graduates, as well as take a tour of our outstanding campus and facilities.

Some of the feedback received last time includes:

"I just wanted to say a massive thank you to all the staff/students involved in the day. Everyone was extremely helpful and I have taken away a lot of useful information, and feel inspired. I now feel I am better able to make a decision about what course I want to do at university, and I am excited to start"

"The event opened my mind to the various opportunities available at University and helped me decide that STEM subjects were the right area for me"

"The day provided an amazing insight into the courses I'm interested in and to University life"

"I would like to thank all the staff involved for an amazing day. My student came away totally inspired by the Natural Science session and wanting to look into this more. All the sessions we went to were brilliant – well presented, engaging and appropriate. I regularly take students to visit Universities and this day ranked as one of the best I have been to"

Please see below for the previous event timetable, which gives an insight as to what sessions are typically offered to students.

Our next Inspiring Minds STEM event for Year 12 students is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 31st March 2020. To register your interest, please click below.

If you would like to reserve spaces for a school/college group at this event, please email

Former Loughborough University students share their insights into STEM careers