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Inspiring Minds: STEM

What is Inspiring Minds?

If you are in Year 12, Inspiring Minds is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the options available at university.

These events allow you to experience studying your chosen subject area at undergraduate level, as well as to meet our current students and find out all about life at university.

Inspiring Minds events are free of charge (excluding the cost of travel to get yourself to campus).

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Inspiring Minds: STEM

Wednesday 23rd January 2019

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 will 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.

The following subject areas will be represented at this event:

  • Architecture
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Business Analytics
  • Biosciences
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Natural Sciences

Bookings for this event have now closed.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Inspiring Minds?

If you are in Year 12, Inspiring Minds is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the options available at university. These events allow you to not only experience studying your chosen subject at undergraduate level, but also to meet our current students and find out all you need to know about life at university!

How is Inspiring Minds different to Open Days?

These events are different to Open Days because of their subject-specific focus and what our visiting students are given access to, such as example lectures and workshops from relevant academic staff across the university.

How much does it cost?

Inspiring Minds events are completely FREE to attend, including lunch and refreshments.

However, this excludes the cost of travel for visitors to reach the campus. Unfortunately, we cannot cover this cost.

Can I bring a school group?

Schools and colleges are welcome to bring groups of students to attend our Inspiring Minds events. 

Please see the relevant webpage for the event you are interested in, where you will find the downloadable school group booking form.

What can additional visitors do on the day?

Parents / teachers are welcome to accompany their children / students to our Inspiring Minds events and can do whatever they wish on the day. They can either:

  • Attend the sessions with their children / students (dependant on room capacities)
  • Stay outside of the sessions in the open exhibition space (refreshments will be provided, as well as guest Wi-Fi access on request)
  • Take a wander across campus or into Loughborough town

Will lunch be provided?

Yes, we will be providing a buffet lunch for visitors on the day of the event. Alternative options are also available to purchase in the nearby retail outlets on campus.

Please let us know of any dietary requirements in the relevant field when completing your booking.

Who should I contact with any queries?

Please direct any enquiries relating to the Inspiring Minds series of events to the event lead, Dan Holmes, who can be contacted as follows:

  • Telephone: 01509 222231
  • Email: D.J.Holmes@lboro.ac.uk
  • Post: 201.0.18, Hazlerigg Building, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU