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

This British Science Week join an interdisciplinary journey of discovery with a series of free online events, downloadable resources and content on-demand, accessible to everyone across the world.

If you can make it to Southampton, Science and Engineering Day, our free family-friendly event packed with hundreds of interactive activities, workshops, live shows, art performances and laboratory tours, will be back on campus on mark Saturday 7th May.




The Festival runs in parallel with†British Science Week, the UK's annual ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths. For further information please visit britishscienceweek.org




Becoming UK City of Culture 2025 would see Southampton host a range of cultural festivities supporting culture-led regeneration. It would be a year-long celebration where everyone in Southampton is invited. Culture in its broadest term is about what makes us human, itís our identities, itís what we do, how we live and what we believe. To find out more, please visit southampton2025.co.uk





Do you miss touring the campuses where Science and Engineering Day, our family-friendly hands-on event, usually takes place? Then watch the following videos to experience a digital journey through some of our laboratories, facilities and best outdoor spaces at Highfield Campus and Boldrewood Innovation Campus!





For visitors: if you are interested in Southampton Science and Engineering Festival 2022, 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 Southampton Science and Engineering Festival 2022, 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.