Undergrad

Why Not… Join the Conversation on Discord?

Why Not… Join the Conversation on Discord?

Undergraduate students in the School of Physics and Astronomy run the “To Infinity and Beyond” Discord server, open to all to maintain a strong community during the months of lockdown. For many of us, learning how to communicate and maintain friendships in a virtual world is a relatively new experience, with many hours of formal […]

The Galactic Unite Scholarship at the University of Leicester

The Galactic Unite Scholarship at the University of Leicester

Undergraduate Physics majors pursuing Space Science or Astrophysics can now apply to the Galactic Unite Scholarship at the University of Leicester. The program will award individual scholarships from the £10,000 endowment to selected scholars, and will include one-on-one mentoring opportunities with a Virgin Galactic Future Astronaut or Spacefarer, or a member of the Virgin Galactic […]

Join AstRoSoc and the Kerbal Space Program

Another excellent reason to join our Astronomy and Rocketry Society (AstRoSoc) – the opportunity to compete and win prizes with the Kerbal Space Program! For more information about AstRoSoc, see here. Note that you must be a member of AstRoSoc to be able to take part.

Opportunity: Telespazio Technology Contest

Students (graduated and non-graduated), PhDs and Researchers at the University of Leicester are invited to participate to the #T-TeC (Telespazio Technology Contest). This initiative is promoted by Telespazio to enhance university research activities within a well-established “Open Innovation” process. This process is part of the “Idea Factory” of Leonardo S.p.A. The contest aimed at all […]

Introducing PhySoc: Our Physics Society

Introducing PhySoc: Our Physics Society

University of Leicester’s Physics Society (PhySoc) is a student group that aims to foster an active social side to the Physics degree course with lots of social and academic events throughout the year. We encourage current students of the department as well as any members of the university with a passion for the subject to […]

Introducing AstRoSoc: Our Astronomy and Rocketry Society

Introducing AstRoSoc: Our Astronomy and Rocketry Society

AstRoSoc is the University of Leicester’s Astronomy and Rocketry Society!  If your Curiosity has led you to seek a deeper InSight into the Universe around you, we hold regular Observatory nights to allow you to become the Explorer of these New Horizons!  If you’d like to learn how to shoot for the stars then we […]

Undergraduate Delegate to the Space Generation Advisory Council

Charlie Gamblin, a recent Physics with Astrophysics Bsc graduate, talks about the Space Generation Advisory Council, and an event they held in July 2020 called SpaceGen United (SGU). Greetings Physics and Astronomy department, my name is Charlie and I am a recent Physics with Astrophysics Bsc graduate. In this blog post, I would like to […]

Celebrating our 2020 Physics and Astronomy Prizes

Celebrating our 2020 Physics and Astronomy Prizes

The School of Physics and Astronomy has announced the 2020 recipients of our undergraduate prizes. With exam season now behind us, we’re very happy to reveal the recipients of our 2020 awards in the School of Physics and Astronomy! This year has seen some tremendous efforts across the School, despite the exceptional circumstances related to COVID-19 […]

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