What is it really like to study Chemistry at a leading University? What is it really like to study Chemistry at a leading University?

Below is last years programme for the Chemistry Taster Day, watch this space for details of the 2018 event.


Wednesday 25th October 2017, 0930 to 1600

The UEA Chemistry department has been delivering the highest quality degree programmes and research for over 50 years. You will experience a typical day in the life of a UEA student - a lecture, a tutorial and a practical presented by some of the department’s 30 academic faculty. 

The material will support your current studies so could help you in your A levels too!  You will also have the chance to meet existing students, tour the campus and its facilities, and pick up useful tips for applying to university.

It is free to attend although; bring your own lunch to eat by the UEA Broad, or sample the food at the student cafes and food outlets. Places are limited – to register interest and to receive application information, simply send an email with your contact details to chem.taster@uea.ac.uk.






Introduction to the day


Lecture:  "Alcohols, Esters and Equilibrium"




Free time/lunch break


Tutorial session or free time/lunch break plus optional:
• Tour of UEA campus with current students
• 1-to-1 or small group sessions with faculty on applications, personal statements, course choice


Chemistry laboratory session -synthesis and spectroscopy


Summary session, refreshments