At the University of Sheffield, throughout Autumn and Winter there are a number of (completely free) opportunities for your students to experience what it is like to study different subjects at university.
New sessions will be shared in the coming weeks so please keep an eye on our webpage for updates.
All of the activities are completely free of charge and will provide students with a good insight into their chosen subject or area of interest at university. Please fill out the booking forms individually using the links below.
|Adult Nursing||Adult Nursing: The Heart and Heart Disease||Thursday 24th November, 4.15pm||Find out more about our Adult Nursing taster session|
|Aerospace Engineering||Aerospace Engineering: from Kites to Satellites||Monday 5th December, 4.00pm||Find out more about our Aerospace Engineering taster session|
|Applied and Quantitative Social Sciences||Looking at Reality TV through a social science lens: Why does it matter and what should change?||Thursday 24th November, 4.30pm||Find out about our Social Sciences taster session|
|Architecture||Communicating Architecture Projects||Wednesday 16th November, 4.20pm||Find out more about our Architecture taster session|
|Bioengineering||What is Bioengineering?||Monday 28th November, 4.45pm||Find out about more about our Bioengineering taster session|
|Chemical and Biological Engineering||Optimizing your future with Chemical Engineering||Thursday 1st December, 4.00pm||Find out about our Chemical and Biological Engineering taster session|
|Civil and Structural Engineering||Innovations in Structural Engineering: Strengthening against earthquakes||Tuesday 29th November, 4.00pm||Find out more about our Civil and Structural Engineering taster session|
|Computer Science||Machine Learning and Data Science||Tuesday 15th November, 3.45pm||Find out more about the Computer Science taster session|
|Data Science||Recommender Systems: How does Netflix choose what you watch?||Thursday 17th November, 4.30pm||Find out more about our Data Science taster session|
|East Asian Studies||Global Tattoo Identities and East Asia||Thursday 17th November, 3.45pm||Find out more about our East Asian Studies taster session|
|Education||Psychology and Education: A critical introduction||Tuesday 15th November, 4.20pm||Find out more about our Education taster session|
|English Literature||Race, Identity and Migration in Contemporary British Theatre||Thursday 8th December, 3.45pm||Find out more about our English Literature taster session|
|Electronic and Electrical Engineering (EEE)||Virtual Arduino Lab – an introduction to Electronic and Electrical Engineering (EEE)||Wednesday 23rd November, 4.00pm||Find out more about our Electronic and Electrical Engineering (EEE) taster session|
|French||Translation and Truth||Tuesday 29th November, 3.45pm||Find out more about our French taster session|
|General Engineering||Interdisciplinary Engineering for a Renewable Future!||Thursday 24th November, 4.00pm||Find out more about our General Engineering taster session|
|German||Hitler’s Bathing Trunks and the AfD’s Bikini: Populist Propaganda in Germany||Tuesday 15th November, 3.45pm||Find out more about our German taster session|
|Law||The proof is in the Jaffa Cake||Wednesday 16th November, 4.20pm||Find out more about our Law taster session|
|Materials Science and Engineering||Secrets of Spider Silk||Wednesday 16th November, 4.00pm||Find out about our Materials Science and Engineering taster session|
|Mechanical Engineering||Sensing the World with Sound||Thursday 8th December, 3.45pm||Find out more about our Mechanical Engineering taster session|
|Music||Music Industries: Working with Music||Wednesday 23rd November, 3.45pm||Find out more about our Music taster session|
|Orthoptics||Why do we see double? An introduction to Orthoptics – an eye care profession||Wednesday 23rd November, 3.45pm||Find out more about our Orthoptics taster session|
|Philosophy||Problematic Praise||Thursday 24th November, 3.45pm||Find out more about our Philosophy taster session|
|Politics and International Relations||Climate Conflict: Future Violence or Cooperation||Thursday 1st December, 4.15pm||Find out more about our Politics & International Relations taster session|
|Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE)||Misinformation, Trust and Online Media: Is online conspiracism damaging our politics?||Wednesday, 16th November, 4.30pm||Find out more about our PPE taster session|
|Robotics and Mechatronics||Robotics: How can we control and shape our future with robots?||Tuesday 22nd November, 4.45pm||Find out about our Robotics and Mechatronics taster session|
|Sociological Studies||“Popular-by-surprise”: The lifecycle of anonymous apps||Thursday 17th November, 4.30pm||Find out more about our Sociological Studies taster session|
|Spanish||The role of proselytism in the Spanish colonisation of Peru||Tuesday 6th December, 3.45pm||Find out more about our Spanish taster session|
|Speech and Language Therapy||Speech and Language Therapy taster session||Monday 28th November, 4.20pm||Find out more about our Speech and Language Therapy taster session|
Should you have any questions about any of the activities please feel free to contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit Sheffield – On campus open days
Bookings are open for our on campus open days, taking place on Saturday 26 November. Prospective students will have the opportunity to meet our staff and students, take tours of the campus, the Students’ Union and accommodation, attend departmental talks on their subjects of interest and most importantly of all, get a feel for The University of Sheffield – the atmosphere, the people, the campus and the city. Want to find out what to expect from a University open day? Hear from some of our previous Open Day visitors on what they want from a university city and why our current students think Sheffield is a great place to study.
We know that there’s a lot to consider when researching and choosing where to study. Our Sheffield Live sessions take place every Wednesday and cover all different aspects of University life to help you as you go through your application journey with us.
Sheffield Live runs throughout the year with sessions on different topics such as accommodation, student societies and extra-curricular activities. There are also student and alumni panels plus regular opportunities for you to hear from academic departments about study options and course information.
|16 November||12-1pm||Studying at a Russell Group uni in the UK||Book now||This event is for prospective students at all study levels|
|16 November||5-6pm||Studying at a Russell Group uni in the UK||Book now||This event is for prospective students at all study levels|
|23 November||12-1pm||Student panel: favourite things to do in Sheffield||Book now||This event is for prospective students at all study levels|
|23 November||5-6pm||Student panel: favourite things to do in Sheffield||Book now||This event is for prospective students at all study levels|
|30 November||Various times||Meet your Department*||Book now||This event is for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students|
|7 December||12-1pm||Why Sheffield||Book now||This event is for prospective students at all study levels|
|7 December||5-6pm||Personal Statement Top Tips||Book now||This event is for prospective undergraduate students|
|14 December||12-1pm||Student panel: why I chose Sheffield||Book now||This event is for prospective students at all study levels|
|14 December||5-6pm||Student panel: why I chose Sheffield||Book now||This event is for prospective students at all study levels|