Teachers and careers advisers

The Future Students Office provides expert information, advice and guidance to students, parents and teachers through from Primary School to Mature learners, wherever you are in the world.

Through the delivery of engaging talks and workshops, facilitating academic visits and taster days, attending your events and organising fantastic conferences, we aim to provide students from all backgrounds with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions about their future.

We also offer Post-16 Progression Programmes and if you are a teacher or Year 12 student at a school/college in the East Midlands, please visit our Progression Programme website to find out more.

To find out more about the services we can provide, why not get in touch? Our team welcomes requests via email at schools@le.ac.uk and will respond within 5 working days.

School of Education: Continuing Professional Development

Our School of Education offers enjoyable and challenging CPD courses covering a wide range of curriculum and specialist subjects. Postgraduate Certificates and Masters degrees are offered part-time, and currently these programmes are subsidised by the TDA for those with Qualified Teacher Status.

Upcoming Events

For bookings and enquiries please contact schools@le.ac.uk (unless advised otherwise)

Teacher and Adviser Conference

  • Friday 20 April 2018

Perfect for those working with students from Year 10 onward, this FREE event offer the chance to gain an insight into Leicester, the Higher Education sector and the opportunity to network and share best practice with colleagues from across the country. We can also provide free overnight accommodation and contribution towards travel to the event. More information.

Schools’ Taster Conference

  • Friday 29 June 2018

A day of inspirational and engaging taster sessions across all of our undergraduate departments, led by acclaimed academic staff from one of the UK’s leading research and teaching universities. More information.

Subject-specific events

UKCAT Workshop

  • Wednesday 28 March 2018 (Year 12 students)

This session is run by current medical students and provides the opportunity for students planning to sit the UKCAT test to work through examples from the test. Please email medreach@le.ac.uk to book and for programme details

A Journey to Medicine

  • Wednesday 18 April 2018 (Year 12 Students)

A taster day run by the Head of the Medical School and our current Medicine students to help Y12 students find out more about medicine admissions, life as a medical students and a sample of medicine taster lectures.

Life as a Law student

  • Wednesday 18 April 2018 (Year 12 students)

Our Law day aims to provide students with an insight into life as a Law student at university and includes information about admissions and attend taster lecturers focused on both Criminal and Work and Employment Law.

Discover Criminology

  • Thursday 19 April 2018 (Year 12 Students)

Find out more about what studying Criminology at university involves through attending taster lecturers led by our academics and hear from our current Criminology students.

Why Humanities…?

  • Wednesday 25 April 2018 (Year 12 students)

Interested in Humanities but unsure which subject to pursue? This practical day is being run collaboratively by academics in our History, Politics and English to help you find out more about the variety of subjects on offer and the topics covered at university.