Free Virtual Taster Session in Physics | Wed 16 Feb 12:15-15:15 GMT


Physics Taster Session: Spotlight on Astrophysics


When: Wednesday 16 February 2022, 12:15 - 3:15pm

Age group: Year 12 (IB1) and Year 13 (IB2)

Free | Online


Special requirements: This virtual taster session is suitable for students studying A Level/IB HL Physics and Mathematics with a predicted/working at grade B/5 in both subjects, and an interest in studying Physics at University. Prospective students should check individual course entry requirements too, grades below AAB/665 may need a foundation year.


Join us for this interactive session and get a flavour of what life as a physics student is like. Take part in an interactive workshop exploring habitable zones - the region around stars where the temperature allows liquid water to exist.


After a quick break, Prof Paul Crowther will explore the physics of black holes in a mini-lecture. Then to finish off the session, there will be a chance for you to find out more about being a physics student at the University of Sheffield, as you take part in a Q&A. You will have the chance to talk to some of our current undergraduate students, a member of our admissions team, and a careers expert, who will all be on hand to answer any queries you might have about studying physics at university.



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