Outreach and Schools Liasion

Students in an Electronics Laboratory

We are keen to promote electrical engineering and electronics careers within schools and run a variety of outreach activities designed to educate and enthuse pupils about the subjects we teach and research within the Department.   Our provision has activities that span Years 5 – 12 and we work with diverse groups of pupils from local and regional schools.

Here are some of the things we engage in and offer:

  • Practical activities in schools (for Years 5-10).
  • Taster days on campus (for Year 11).
  • Residential summer schools (for Years 12-13).
  • Faculty events (various year groups).
    • Year 12 STEM Masterclasses on campus
    • Participation in external events, such as science fairs and STEM festivals.
  • Project placements (for Years 12-13).

We also host students on project placements through schemes such as Nuffield Research Placements and the Liverpool Scholars programme.


The leader of the Electrical Engineering and Electronics outreach team is Dr. Kirsty McKay.  She can be contacted at: kmckay@liverpool.ac.uk

If you would like to discuss how we could engage with your school pupils and the cost of our activities, please send an email to Kirsty.