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upcoming Events

  •  Postgraduate teacher training information events
  •  Undergraduate open days
  •  Master's and PGCERT Senco open events

    This page gives you information on Open Days, Teacher Training events, public lectures, concerts, art exhibitions and professional development events we host.

    Postgraduate teacher Training information  events

    Information events, covering all routes into teaching for Early Years, Primary and Secondary Postgraduate programmes.


    Although not an application requirement, we do recommend that all those wishing to apply for Initial Teacher Training attend one of these events where there is an opportunity to find out:

    • General information about training to become a teacher
    • Information about the School Direct and University PGCE programmes
    • Structure of courses
    • Entry requirements, deadlines and how to apply.

    Throughout the presentations, there are opportunities to ask questions.




     Monday 13 May 2019 16:00 Learning Hub, Building LO24
     Monday 3 June 2019 16:00 Learning Hub, Building LO24
     Monday 1 July 2019 16:00 Learning Hub, Building LO24

    Or for any further information please email us:

Numeracy Skills Workshops

All trainee teachers, including those applying for Early Years Teacher Status and School Direct, have to pass the professional skills tests in numeracy.

We offer workshops to help you with your numeracy professional skills test.

Find out more here

Master's & PGCert SENCo Open EVENTS

Visit evenings:

Join us at one of our  master's and PGCert SENCo information evenings, which usually run from 4pm- 6pm.

If you wish to join an event or be placed on a list for future events, please email

  • Monday 13 May 2019

  • Monday 8 July 2019

Undergraduate Open Days

Come to our Undergraduate Open Days and explore our beautiful campus, meet students and lecturers from all our courses, see our accommodation, and enjoy talks and taster lectures.

  • Friday 21 June
  • Saturday 22 June
  • Saturday 5 October
  • Saturday 12 October

 Mentor conference - making mentoring work

  • Thursday 20 June 2019, 10am - 4pm

Keynote 1: 'The Affective Mentor' - Dr Rachel Roberts (University of Reading)

Keynote 2: 'Creating a legacy; mentoring for a thriving profession' - Prof Rachel Lofthouse (CollectivED, Leeds Beckett University)

Mentor Conference Flyer PDF (2.42MB)

who is a woman and why it matters? A CONVERSATION WITH TWO PHILOSOPHERS

  •  Tuesday 14 May, 5pm - 7pm

Speaker 1: Dr Holy Lawford-Smith and Dr Jane Jones

Speaker 2: Chair: Prof Carol Fuller, Institute of Education

This event will be held in Room G01, Building L22, London Road Campus. It is free to attend, but registration is essential.

Please email Carol Fuller to register:

Who is a Woman and Why it Matters? PDF (269)

Gender and Women's Empowerment - Rhetoric or Reality? conference

  • Wednesday 26 June

While some progress towards gender equality and women's empowerment has been made, women and girls continue to suffer discrimination and violence in every part of the world.

The event explores key themes such as positive action and is organised by Dr Karen Jones, Institute of Education and Dr Claire Collins, Henley Business School.

The conference is free but we encourage you to book below to reserve your place.

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