This is your chance to get a real taste for what UTC@harbourside is all about.

UTC@harbourside is a state school in Newhaven for 14-18 year olds from across Sussex interested in science, technology, engineering, maths and computing. We are currently accepting applications for September 2018.

The sign up form for all our events is at the bottom of this page. If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact

Upcoming Events

Open Doors Events

Currently in year 9 or year 11 and want to find out what studying at UTC@harbourside is really like? Then come along to one of our ‘Harbourside Open Doors’ events to meet with our Principal and teachers and have a tour of our award-winning building. Can’t make one the dates below? Please give us a call on 01273 916 170 or email to organise a visit.

We are currently scheduling our next open days. In the meantime, if you would like to visit UTC@harbourside then please email

Festive Fun in STEM

Wednesday 13th December – 5.30-7pm

Young people interested in careers in Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) are invited to find out more at our Festive Fun in STEM Event

This is for young people who are currently in year 9, year 10 and year 11

We will be showcasing our different STEM departments with demonstrations of the machinery and advanced technology such as our 3D printers used by our current students

You will be taking part in Christmas themed activities such as making laser cut Christmas decorations and scientific snow globes!

This event is open to all students year 9 upwards and runs from 5.30-7pm on Wednesday 13 December at UTC@harbourside, Railway Quay, Newhaven, BN9 0ER

These events book up fast so please book your place (registration at the bottom of this page).

STEM Saturdays

We want to help ALL students in Sussex perfect their knowledge in STEM. Exams coming up? Why not pop along to our GCSE revision sessions. No matter which school you currently attend, we welcome all young people to come together for the best revision tips and any help they may need in preparation for their GCSE’s.

Saturday 27th January, 10-12pm – STEM Saturday (Science)

Saturday 24th February 10-12pm – STEM Saturday (Maths)

Saturday 24th March 10-12pm – STEM Saturday (Science)

Saturday 21st April – 10-12pm – STEM Saturday (Maths)


Pizza & Pi Nights

Our Pizza and Pi nights provide hands-on experiences of what a career in engineering or science is like and the opportunities available in these areas, such as university, great jobs or running your own business. Please feel free to bring a friend along too.

Bring your mum or dad along, our Principal Ms. Umunna and our Governors will be presenting all the information you will need to start in September. If you are revising for GCSE’s, don’t worry. There will be a student induction evening on the 6th July. If you are able to come to this event, do let us know how many people you are bringing with you so we can make sure we have enough pizza!

Thursday 24th May 2018, 6-8pm – Science

Thursday 14th June 2018, 6-8pm – Engineering

Friday 29th June 2018, 6-8pm – Science

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