Schools and Outreach

At Manchester Metropolitan University, we offer curriculum-informed sessions to nurture the tech and science talent of tomorrow

The Department of Computing and Mathematics offers Taster Afternoons made up of interactive workshops, designed to inspire and inform students who are interested in specific subject strands. At present, we have Taster Afternoons available to book which are suitable for students in Year 12 or their first year of Level 3 study. These will run from 1pm – 4pm on Wednesdays.

Teachers and advisers are encouraged to email , to find out more. Staff must accompany students to events.

Current sessions available:

Computing: An introduction to the opportunities available for further study

Wednesday afternoons, 1pm-4pm

Students will take part in workshops and visit our facilities including PrintCity, our very own new and advanced 3D printing hub. They will gain experience of the options available to them in Coding, Computing and Digital Technology at University level.

Computing: Cyber security workshop

Wednesday afternoons 1pm-4pm

Students will learn about cyber security through challenging and interactive workshop sessions involving ethical hacking. These will cover password and computer security with practical demonstrations on how to find and exploit vulnerabilities with a view to offering greater protection online.

They will also get the opportunity to visit the facilities and speak with staff and current students.

Mathematics: Why study Maths? An introduction to studying mathematics at university and the careers available

Wednesday afternoons, 1pm-4pm

Students will experience applied mathematics at university through taking part in workshops and visiting our facilities. They will also get the opportunity to speak with our course tutors and current students to find out more about student life and careers pathways.

Find out more

If you wish to book onto any of these sessions or would like to discuss your requirements, contact us at