SET(Science, Engineering & Technology) Summer School

Heriot Watt University

28 July – 1 August 2008

“A fun and relaxed way to find out what university life is all about”

Pupils from East and West Lothian schools will attend the RSE/Heriot-Watt University SET Summer Week, which has been planned to take place this year from Monday 28th July to Friday 1st August 2008.

Interactive SET workshops will be available on the following subjects:

– civil engineering (build a raft and test it on a wave basin);
– mechanical engineering;
– computer science;
– chemistry;
– actuarial maths;
– sports psychology
– physics (see lasers at work while making ice-cream!)

and there will be general sessions on “how students get by financially’ and ‘how to balance your studies with your social life’.

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