Interested in an Engineering taster session at your school?

We offer the following taster sessions for your school:

  • Services for prospective students, their teachers and advisers

‌Find out more information on any of these below:

BLOODHOUND for Schools


The College of Engineering at Swansea University has been leading the aerodynamic design of the amazing 1000 mph Land Speed Record challenge car Bloodhound SSC.

Now your school can join the supersonic adventure! 

By booking one of our FREE interactive STEM assembly/classroom shows or half-day rocket car workshops. Download the Bloodhound for Schools by Swansea University flyer. ‌

Suitable for Year 10 and above, the session showcases the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics that have gone into creating the fastest car in the world, including practical demonstrations of rocket chemistry and sonic booms. All sessions are led by our team of STEMNET registered Swansea University Bloodhound Ambassadors.

To request more information or to arrange a visit please contact the College of Engineering on 01792 295514 or email

Services for prospective students, their teachers and advisers

Visiting speakers

We offer a visiting speaker programme to schools and colleges on subject specific topics, which includes and is not restricted to:

  • Studying Engineering at university – the different disciplines, course content, research areas, jobs and careers, student life and demands, support and facilities.
  • A student’s view on studying Engineering at university – this talk will be given by one of our current student ambassadors
  • We may also be able to offer lectures on specific topics to support the A level curriculum - please contact us for details

Please contact Adam Jones from the College of Engineering by emailing or calling 01792 295514.

Taster days

The College of Engineering runs bespoke taster days and visits on the Swansea University campus. They are designed to give year 10-12 students information about studying Engineering at university and to help them make informed subject choices for both sixth form and university applications. Each day or visit is run to meet the requirement of the school/college and typically includes:

  • Sample lectures/taster practical sessions on a range of topics
  • Opportunity to meet current students and hear about their study experiences
  • Guided tour of the Swansea University campus
  • Refreshments
  • Sessions usually last between 1.5 hours and 5 hours within the school day

There is no charge for these sessions, but we can only offer limited availability throughout the year. For further information and to express your interest, please email or call 01792 295514.

Student ambassador visits

When researching their Higher Education options, prospective applicants find the advice and guidance of current students invaluable. We can arrange for one of our current students to visit your School or College and contribute to your Higher Education programme by speaking to students.

To discuss this further or request a visit, please email or call 01792 295514.

Events for teachers

Swansea University's Student Recruitment Office arranges an annual conference for teachers and advisers, featuring speakers from a range of external organisations. For further details about forthcoming events contact:

If your interest is specifically in Engineering we can arrange a bespoke visit programme for you and your colleagues. To discuss your requirements please email or call 01792 295514.