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!

To book places on any of the events just click on the links and complete the form.

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

DateTitleDescriptionBooking Link

6 Jun

9.45-14.30

Humanities, Media and Law

This Taster Day gives you the opportunity to explore up to two subject areas from a choice of History, English Language and Linguistics, English Literature Journalism and Media and Law. There’ll be the chance to experience interactive workshops led by our expert academic staff, meet our current students and take a tour of our amazing facilities. ‌

Click here to download a programme for the day.

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20 Jun

9.45-14.30

Humanities, Media and Law

This Taster Day gives you the opportunity to explore up to two subject areas from a choice of History, English Language and Linguistics, English Literature Journalism and Media and Law. There’ll be the chance to experience interactive workshops led by our expert academic staff, meet our current students and take a tour of our amazing facilities. ‌

Click here to download a programme for the day.

Book now

Discover Programme

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 2017-18 lectures and workshops please email discoverprogramme@hud.ac.uk

Discover: Lectures and workshops

Nazi propaganda

We will be looking at individual items of historic Nazi propaganda

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Bombs and baguettes

The RAF and France in World War Two

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Cannon and musket

This session will look at when and why gunpowder weapons were adopted by English field armies.

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The Undead of the Great War

This session will look at the popularity of Spiritualism in the Great War

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Working class gambling in Britain

During the inter-war years

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The middle ages on film

In this session we will consider why medieval history is such a popular subject for feature films and TV.

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Multinational Britain in the Second World War

This session will consider this using wartime film and other evidence

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The last years of Elizabeth I

This session will consider the myths surrounding Elizabeth I

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Giant gerbils, trains and DNA

A Black Death update

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