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Free taster events

As part of Ambition Nottingham we offer you:

  • an exciting range of master classes
  • specific subject taster days
  • information workshops

These events are designed to give a taste of higher education, both in terms of subject possibilities and the different learning styles used.

Come along and explore first-hand the courses on offer and discover a world of opportunity.

Membership criteria

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Year 12 taster days

Year 12 taster days


Whatever your passion. Explore it here

Below are a few of our past programmes, in order to give a flavour of our taster events. Please note that priority is given to those granted full membership of Ambition Nottingham:

Human mind and body

The human mind and body


Neuroscience, psychology, biology, medicine, nursing, philosophy... if you're fascinated by the human mind and body, then Ambition Nottingham is your ticket to enter a world where medical discoveries happen and where the next generation of psychologists, doctors and neuroscientists are born.

Science Discovery

Science discovery and the world around us


Are you science mad? If so, then we can take you on a journey to discover a world of opportunity, where you can see the invisible – where chemistry and physics meet astronomy and nano-science!

Business and commerce

Business and Commerce – making the world go around


Would you love to study the economy or even become an expert in law or politics? Want to join the next generation of decision-makers? If so, then Ambition Nottingham will give you a unique insight into courses such as economics, law, business, engineering and maths.

The arts and humanities

The arts and humanities


Are you at your happiest when buried in a book? Or maybe you dream of uncovering the past and exploring ancient civilisations? If this sounds like you then Ambition Nottingham will grant you access to a whole host of taster events, where you can explore your future study possibilities including English, history, archaeology and classics.


Ambition Nottingham

Widening Participation
The University of Nottingham
Kings Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

telephone: +44 (0) 115 95 15075
fax: +44 (0) 115 846 8116