Accommodation

Students stay in the University Halls of Residence in Oadby, except for the one night where they go observing and camp under the stars. more

OUR PROGRAMME

Scuba Diving

Learn all about the force of gravity, or lack of it! Moving to the swimming pool you will then be able to practice the basics of scuba diving, before being set the challenge of building a satellite under water. Team work and diversity will be a key feature throughout this activity.more

Observing

Enjoy an astronomical evening of fun and games as you spend the night as a true observer camping under the stars.more

Rockets

Design and build a rocket from scratch using the basic physics principles you have learned. Work together in a small group to get your rocket ready for launch day.more

University Days

Get a taste for student life as you spend three days at the University. Receive lectures from experts in the field on a range of topics in physics, astronomy and space science, and get hands-on experience in the workshops.more

Telescopes

Get the chance to experience the new state-of-the-art telescope at Leicester University's observatory and explore the wonders of the night sky. Snow is not expected during Space School !.more

National Space Centre

Spend the day at the National Space Centre and participate in the 'Away Day to Mars' masterclass that will stretch your knowledge and definitely get you thinking!more

Airkix

It's flying! Imagine a wind tunnel that could be used for testing the aerodynamics of an F1 racing car, turn it upright, step into the airflow and you are skydiving.more