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STEM Outreach Centre

Age group Any (year 3 upwards)
Activity type Subject specific (STEM)
Group size Maximum 30
When On request throughout the year. Please provide at least 2 months' notice when making a request.
Duration Bespoke, generally 10am – 2.30pm
Location STEM Outreach Centre, Penrhyn Road Campus

an interactive floorOur STEM Outreach Centre provides a flexible state of the art space for schools, colleges and community groups to explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Equipped with an interactive floor, a medical simulation robot, spectrometers and much, much more, we offer a range of activities from taster sessions to in-depth investigations. A visit to the STEM Outreach Centre offers your students the opportunity to use a range of university facilities as well as accessing a wider range of scientific equipment than a Lab in a Lorry visit e.g. titration, NMR, UV-vis, PCR, robotics. 

Please get in touch to enquire about a session in our STEM Outreach Centre.  For each visit we will discuss the content of the sessions with you to ensure they are bespoke to the needs of your group and support students' learning in school or college. 

We are able to offer visits themed around the following subjects. If the subject you require is not listed please get in touch to enquire further.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Maths
  • Engineering
  • Sports science
  • Forensics
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical science
  • Environmental science
  • Geography
  • Nutrition
  • Computer Science

GCSE and A-level core practical support

    In addition to our STEM enrichment activities we are also able to offer support with a range of core GCSE and A-Level practical examinations. Please get in touch via the contact form if you would like to enquire about any of the below experiments, or any other ideas for experiments you may have. 

    scientific equipment


  • Disappearing cross method
  • Acid-Alkali titration
  • Photosynthesis
  • Investigating force, mass and acceleration
  • Dissections


  • Aspirin Synthesis 
  • Paracetamol synthesis 
  • Infrared Spectroscopy
  • UV/Vis 
  • NMR
  • PCR
  • Gel Electrophoresis

Contact us

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Education Liaison
Tel: +44 (0)7917 000093
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Contact us

Education Liaison
Tel: +44 (0)7917 000093
Email us

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Pupil, The Kingston Academy

"I really liked this and hope to be a forensic scientist at university."

Science coordinator, Southville Junior school

"The kids and staff absolutely loved it and had a fantastic time."