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Southampton Science and Engineering Festival (SOTSEF) is the University of Southampton's annual award-winning science festival that allows everyone to explore and discover what the world of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths and Medicine) has to offer.

This year’s Festival will run mainly online with featured events and activities taking place across 10 days. The website will also offer dedicated pages for teachers and learners.

Save the dates!

SOTSEF Goes Digital 2021 will begin on Friday 5th and conclude Sunday 15th March. The Festival runs in parallel with British Science Week, the UK's annual ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths.

The timetable of live events will be available for booking from the second week of February. The full programme of events will be gradually released throughout the days of the festival.








For visitors: if you are interested in SOTSEF 2021, follow the link to sign up to our Festival mailing list. We will inform you once the programme has been published and tickets are available for booking.

For external exhibitors: if you are interested in taking part as an exhibitor to SOTSEF 2021, follow the link to sign up to our Exhibitors mailing list. We will inform you once the call for exhibitors is open and the website is accepting submissions.