Pre 16

We deliver a range of events, activities and information sessions for pre-16 secondary school students, both on campus and in schools. In addition to these sessions, we can also attend school careers’ fairs and parents’ evenings.

If you have any questions about any of the activities listed below, or would like to get in touch, please contact

Botanic Gardens (Years 7-11)

A fountain in the botanic garden on a sunny day

Care Leavers (Years 7-11)

KS4 Students walking through a corridor

Careers and Employability (Years 7-11)

A corporate meeting

Pathways to Law (Years 10-11)

Law ScalesRun by current University of Leicester Law students, Pathways to Law gives students in Years 10 and 11 the chance to find out more about the legal professions. 

Students will develop their debating skills by discussing a criminal law case as well as exploring the subject of Criminology and the importance of work experience

Students in Classroom (Years 7-11)

A teacher helps a group of studentsPlacing our students into classrooms in local schools and colleges is a really valuable way to raise young people’s aspirations towards Higher Education.

Acting as positive and inspiring role models, students taking part are keen to share their passion for their subject, encourage young people in their learning and engage with the local community.

Talks and Workshops (Years 7-11)

A girl observes a 3D molecule modelWe run a number of workshops for students in Years 7 to 11, led by staff and current students.

Popular sessions include:

  • Why HE?
  • Making subject choices
  • Revision skills
  • Medicine, Law and Engineering subject taster sessions

University Experience Days (Years 7-11)