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Year 12 Materials & Physics Day

06 Dec 2022
Secondary school events
Denys Wilkinson Building, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Keble Road, Oxford OX1 3RH
Knowledge of physics?
Yes, knowledge of physics required
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Booking essential - please see below for more details. Deadline 26th October 

Each year, the Physics and Materials Science Departments collaborate on a full day of workshops and talks aimed at Y12 students. During this fun-filled yet instructive activity day, participants will be given the opportunity to carry out experiments in both departments and will learn more about these exciting subjects.

If you are studying Maths and Physics at A level (or equivalent) and are interested in Materials Science and Physics come along to Oxford University to find out more!

The  Image removed. Draft Programme for 10 December 2019 gives an outline of the day's typical activities.

(Due to the pandemic, this event did not run in 2020 and ran online in 2021)

Booking Information

This event is open to high-achieving Year 12 students from UK schools who are studying Maths and Physics at A-level (or equivalent). This event is intended for students who enjoy science and who would like to find out more about Physics and Materials Science at university.

Places are limited so booking is essential. Since these events are very popular we ask you to limit the number of students from a single school to 6 on any one day. 

We request, where possible, that at least half of the students in your group identify as female. You may wish to consider working with another local school if this could be a challenge.

Priority will be given to students from schools with little or no history of applications to Oxford.

Applications will close on the 26th October 2022.