Cooperations with secondary schools give students and teachers the opportunity to learn more about degree programs at the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Come learn about the university for yourself! We offer a wide range of events for secondary school students.
No matter whether you are looking for a student or career orientation, or are interested in a laboratory tour or in doing experiments: We look forward to your visit and to working with you. We are also happy to bring our services to you at your school.
The following pages list our current services. Please feel free to contact us if you have further requests or concerns.
Upon request, the Central Student Advisory Services office can organize a custom informational day at the university for secondary school groups or classes.
We’ll come to you! Upon request, our employees from the Central Student Advisory Services Office can tell secondary school students in senior grades more about the degree programs offered at the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts and about the application and admissions processes in general, or speak about other topics.
The OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts invites all senior grade secondary school classes to attend Student Info Days at the Lemgo campus – there, we can answer all of your questions firsthand about studying at the university, degree programs or taking a gap year. Short presentations provide secondary school students with compact information and allow them to ask questions directly to students, employees, professors and other experts at our “Career opportunities market.” We also offer attractive programming for accompanying instructors.
A university internship is a special kind of practical training offered to students in senior grades, and helps secondary school students choose what they want to study. They gain insight into life at the university, and get the chance to learn about the content and focal areas of different degree programs.
The TechLipp is a learning laboratory for secondary school students run by the physics laboratory in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering department. The goals of TechLipp are:
- to promote interest in natural sciences and technical processes among children and young adults,
- to expand and reinforce collaboration with schools in Lippe,
- to get students interested in studying at the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts
The TechLipp offers services for entire school classes. In addition, it also offers a robotics working group for secondary school students. The group is directed towards students in senior secondary grades.
The HEx-Lab secondary school student laboratory is run by the department of Environmental Engineering and Applied Computer Science at the Höxter campus. Secondary school students from the region are invited to complete joint experiments alongside university instructors. The experiments are not only interesting and exciting, they also draw on current research in ecoinformatics and environmental sciences. All experiments are designed so that an entire class can take part.
The range of work areas involved in the secondary school student lab shows the diversity of topics related to environmental protection:
- Earth sciences
- Water technology
- IT security
Highly motivated secondary school students also have the option or completing project work (such as during our “Students experiment” or “Youth research” programs), or completing an internship at the OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts.