Ages 15-18 •
The Young Forensic Scientist Weekend gives students aged 15-18 an immersive experience of forensic science. Across 2 days you will take part in a series of role-plays, seminars, simulations and Q&A sessions, all led by a wide-ranging group of experienced industry professionals. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person in London or ‘Live Online’.
Attendance will give you a competitive edge in the race for the best universities, colleges and jobs in forensics, as well as providing a 'super-curricular' experience to add to your university or college applications.
Forensic scientists from world-leading organisations will coach you through live, interactive experiences including:
Training on how to fulfil your ambitions of becoming a top forensic scientist
An action plan detailing how to break into the forensic scientist industry, starting now
Coaching by experts on A-level/IB/college class choices; university/college and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques
Q&A time with leading forensic scientists from a large range of disciplines
Unlimited lifetime access to our guidance and of expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time
Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as attention to detail, problem solving, time management, and a commitment to public safety
Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications
Day 1:Essential Forensic Skills
Day 2: Forensic Science Specialties
11:00 amThe Forensic Way of Life
11:30 amEnter the Laboratory
1:30 pmLunch Break
2:30 pmCracking the Fingerprint Code
3:25 pmThe Future of Forensic Science
4:15pmExploring Racism in Convictions
*exact programme subject to change without notice.
11:00amChoosing Your Path in Forensic Science
11:30amUnlocking the Secrets of a Blood Spatter
2:30pmCrime Scene to Court
11:30amThe Future of Forensic Science
12:15pmThe First Responder
3:25pmEnter the Laboratory
This programme is for students aged 15-18. No prior knowledge or experience is required. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’; the content is very similar for both.
'Live Online’: £165/student for both days.
In-Person: £165/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2) OR £295/student for both days
There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited.
21st-22nd January 2023
University College London (UCL)
11am - 5:30pm (UK time)
As part of your booking, you will receive 12 months’ access to our state-of-the-art tech platform, AmbitionX. Here you will find all of your programme materials and complete post-programme assessments to gain coveted ‘experience points’ to demonstrate your levels of professional development. You will also be able to access any of InvestIN’s Live Online weekend and evening programmes through AmbitionX at no extra cost.
This programme will be delivered ‘Live Online’, so is not affected at all by any Covid-19 restrictions.
If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device. You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.