Education & Outreach

Part of our mission is to motivate students to excel in STEM subjects, share our knowledge of space and try to improve space education.

Education

School Guide

If you’re still in school (or you’re a teacher) then take a look at our guide to some of the space projects, competitions, and courses that you and your school can get involved in. If we’re missing anything, let us know.

Undergrad Guide

Our guide to all the space-related undergraduate courses we could find in the UK. If you’ve attended any of these course then please let us know what you thought of them.

Outreach

UKSEDS volunteers have supported the UK Space Education Day and Space Education Outreach programs at the UK Space Conference, the Futures Day at the Farnborough International Airshow, the UK Space Settlement Design Competition at Imperial College, London, and many other events.

If you’d like to become one our volunteer, get in contact with our Outreach Officer (outreach@ukseds.org), and register as a STEMNET ambassador.

Check out our most recent outreach:

Volunteers Needed: Technopop London

Help needed with robots, training astronauts and designing classrooms Technopop is a new festival celebrating science, technology, innovation and design in Stratford London. Beginning on 8 October, there will be four weeks of free workshops and events for everyone aged 6 – 19, their teachers and their families. We need volunteers to help make Technopop […]

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Call for Volunteers: Outreach at the British Science Festival

Each September, the British Science Festival transforms a different UK city into a vibrant celebration of science, engineering and technology. This year’s Festival will take place in Birmingham, in partnership with the University of Birmingham, from 6 – 11 September 2014. A full programe can be downloaded here. UKSEDS members are asked to help set up on Sunday […]

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Come See Us at Farnborough Airshow!

Aviation fans are getting excited as Farnborough International Airshow started earlier this week. The Airshow is one of the biggest air spectacles in the world. It attracts big-name aviation and technology companies and thousands of enthusiasts. UKSEDS will be present at a stall over the weekend, so why not pay us a visit?

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UKSEDS Outreach: March/June Updates.

UKSEDS participated in the Big Bang Fairs and school festival. As a part of outreach programme, our stand for these events consists for space activities such as identifying meteorites from the earth rocks, display and description of our model rocket and telescope, space game called Space Invaders played using the keyboard interface created by SpaceGambit, […]

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UKSEDS Outreach: Loncon3 Volunteer Opportunities

UKSEDS volunteers are needed to help our friends ‘I4IS’ at Loncon3 run their exhibition ‘The Interstellar Space’ Your space expertise is needed to help I4IS deliver their message ‘Knowledge to the Stars’ to the 7,000 plus people at Worldcon – and I4IS experts will be there to back you up. As part of our Outreach activities, […]

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UKSEDS Projects: XRT-C July Update

Exeter Student Radio Telescope to be built at Caradon Observatory A team of intrepid students are set to herald a new era of astronomy at the University of Exeter after securing a special partnership with the South West’s newest observatory. The group, called eXeter Radio Telescope at Caradon (XRT-C), have teamed up with Caradon Observatory […]

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WANTED: World Space Week Treasure Keepers

The British Interplanetary Society are the UK contact for World Space Week (WSW) 2014. They need volunteers to cache and take responsibility for WSW treasures throughout the UK for a worldwide effort geocaching event. World Space Week – what is it and when is it? 4th-10th October has been declared WSW. An annual occasion to celebrate space science and […]

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UKSEDS Outreach Opportunities for June and July 2014

We have some amazing science events coming up and we are looking for UKSEDS volunteers to be a part of these events. Contact UKSEDS outreach officer (outreach@ukseds.org) if you would like to volunteer with us. Travel expenses will be paid and each volunteer will get a free UKSEDS t-shirts. More details about the events will […]

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The Great British Space Dinner

The UK Space Agency has launched a competition for school children between the ages of 7 and 14 to design a British-inspired, balanced and exciting meal for British ESA astronaut Tim Peake to eat during his 6 month mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The winning contestants will be invited to develop their ideas further […]

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Name Tim’s Mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) are seeking entries to name British ESA Astronaut, Tim Peake’s mission. Full details can be found on the ESA website. Send your proposal by 10:00 GMT (11:00 BST/12:00 CEST) on 4 April 2014. In May of last year, Tim Peake was selected to conduct a six-month mission aboard the International Space […]

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