Part of our mission is to motivate students to excel in STEM subjects, share our knowledge of space and try to improve space education.
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.
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.
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.
Check out our most recent outreach:
We were delighted to carry out outreach at the Brighton Science Festival on the 16th February 2015. The venue for this outreach was a pub called the Hope in Brighton. It was a new and amazing experience to do outreach in a local Brighton pub. We shared a venue with Jon London of Out of this World Learning. More information […]
UKSEDS have arranged amazing outreach opportunities at the following science festivals, space events and schools. We hope that these opportunities will provide great volunteering and social networking experiences to our members. We require 4-5 volunteers to help us with the following confirmed events in February and March. Travel expenses will be paid and each volunteer […]
The first ever contest allowing members of the public to NameExoWorlds begins its first round, offering the registered clubs and non-profit organisations, including UKSEDS, the chance to nominate their favourite systems to take through to the next rounds. The International Astronomical Union (IAU) is organising a worldwide contest to give popular names to selected exoplanets […]
by Lukasz Zapotoczny, StrathSEDS An Astronomy Day took place on the 29th of November in the National Museum of Flight in Edinburgh, and StrathSEDS were lucky enough to be invited along to host a stall. The event took place in the main hangar of the museum, and amongst the things on display was one of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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?
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]