Taster Days

Year 12 / Year 1 college students can experience first-hand what it’s like to study a subject at university through sample lectures or interactive workshops at a Taster Day. Taster Days take place on our campus, where you’ll have the chance to look around and meet students and staff. Suitable for individual and group bookings, those with strong subject interests or the undecided!

We specialise in Education, Teacher Training, ChildhoodEarly Years and Youth and Community Work. Some of our Taster Days give students a broad overview of working with young people to help identify the wide variety of careers that can be achieved. If you already know what career path you'd like to go down we also have more subject specific Taster Days for you to get involved in.

To book places on any of the events just click on the links and fill in the form. You can book as a student to come on your own or as a teacher looking to bring a group

If you have any questions, please email schools.liaison@hud.ac.uk

Education Taster Day (including Primary Education)

If you aspire to work with young people in education, our Taster Day will give you an insight into the routes you could take. Whether you want to work as a primary school teacher or in a specialist support role, we'll give you an idea of the options available.

Tuesday 25 June 2019

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Discover Programme

Teachers: Enjoy subject-specific lectures or workshops in your school or college for Year 12 / Year 1 college students, delivered by academics who teach at the University and designed to both complement the curriculum and introduce new subject areas.

To book or find out more about our Education and Youth and Community Work based lectures and workshops please email discoverprogramme@hud.ac.uk

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Learning Through Play

Exploring the richness of young children's learning and development opportunities in natural outdoor spaces and forest schools.

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Working with children and young people

For students interested in working with children and young people who aren't sure about the different career paths that you can explore.

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Mental health and wellbeing of young people

The headlines tell us that the mental health of young people is in ‘crisis’. This session explores your insight on this ‘crisis’: is it as bad (or worse than) the statistics suggest?

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Cyber safe generation: Children's wellbeing online

Children now have access to the wider world via the internet from a far younger age than ever before. Discover how this may impact the wellbeing and learning of young people and how those working with the next generation can keep young people safe online.

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Muslims in Britain: From sojourners to settlers

Explore the history of Muslims in Britain; looking at the links between Islam and Muslims during the Elizabethan and Victorian period and continuing onto examine the migration of Muslims from the Indian subcontinent. 

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Routes into teaching

Whether you’re interested in teaching early years, primary, secondary or even becoming a teacher to students’ post-14, this talk will explore the various routes available to you. 

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