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)

Year 12 Subject Launch Days

Our launch days offer Year 12 students the chance to experience taster lectures and sample life as a student at Leicester.

  • Launch into Media, Communication and Sociology - Wednesday 13 February 2019
  • Launch into Gender and Justice - Wednesday 6 March 2019
  • Launch into Law - Tuesday 2 April 2019
  • Launch into Medicine - Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 April 2019
  • Launch into Geology and Geography - Wednesday 10 April 2019

Book your place. Please contact schools@le.ac.uk for further details.

Brain, Behaviour and Beyond

  • Wednesday 13 March 2019, 1.00pm to 4.00pm

We would like to invite your Year 11, 12 & 13 students to join us at the University for a 'Brain, Behaviour and Beyond' event as part of Brain Awareness Week, which is held each year by the DANA Foundation.

Please contact Michelle Bingham at mlb43@le.ac.uk for further details and booking information.

Teachers' Careers Evening: Medicine Focus

  • Thursday 4 April 2019, 4.00pm to 6.00pm

An evening of CPD for teachers to find out how best to support students aspiring to a career in medicine or allied health professions, with a spotlight on mental health careers. To book a place, please email medreach@le.ac.uk.

Year 10 and Year 11 Medicine Calling Evening

  • Thursday 11 April 2019, 5.30pm to 8.30pm

An evening for students in Year 10 and Year 11 and their parents and carers to find out more about what is needed to study medicine, with a spotlight on psychiatry. To book a place, please email medreach@le.ac.uk.

Schools' Taster Conference

  • Friday 28 June 2019

The Taster Conference is designed to give Year 12 students a chance to gain an insight into life on a university campus

More about the Schools' Taster Conference

Teacher and Adviser Conference

  • Thursday 11 to Friday 12 July 2019

This two-day spectacular, held at the University, will incorporate fantastic academic taster lectures from across a range of our world-class departments, expert advice and guidance sessions and high-quality keynote speakers from across the higher education sector. Overnight accommodation will be provided as well as travel support to the event!

More about the Teacher and Adviser Conference