Aerospace Engineering offer holder days
As part of your offer holder day at Sheffield, you'll be spending some quality time getting to know Aerospace Engineering and your chosen course.
You will have booked to visit us 10am to 12.30pm or 2pm to 4.30pm on your offer holder day. Please arrive in good time for the start of your booked session, as we'll need to scan the QR code from your booking to register you.
Your arrival location is: The Diamond, Workroom 2. You can view this on our interactive campus map, and there will also be lots of open day staff and ambassadors around campus to assist you.
If you arrive late for your booked session, please report to the general information stand on the Students’ Union concourse, where event staff will be able to help.
When booking, you'll be able to reserve a place for yourself and one guest at the department activities. To ensure safe venue capacities, the department will be unable to accommodate any additional unbooked visitors.
However, you're welcome to bring additional guests to accompany you on the day, and we would encourage these guests to take part in our range of central exhibitions and tours while the department activities are running.
You will have booked to visit the department 10am to 12.30pm or 2pm to 4.30pm on your offer holder day. Here's what to expect from your time with us. Timings are approximate and are subject to change, and so we recommend checking back prior to the event.
Science and Engineering Foundation Year
If you are holding an offer for one our courses with Foundation Year, our Science and Engineering Foundation Year talk will run 1pm-1.30pm in Diamond Lecture Theatre 9, on the second floor of the Diamond building. No pre-booking is required for this talk, but all foundation-year offer holders are strongly encouraged to attend, to learn more about this part of your course.
In addition to the below activity, Aerospace Engineering would be pleased if you could join them for a buffet lunch inand an opportunity for further informal conversation with staff and current students. For those visiting the department in the morning, lunch will follow immediately afterwards, 12.30 to 1.00pm, in Mappin Hall in the Mappin building. For those visiting in the afternoon, lunch will be served immediately prior, 1.30 to 2.00pm, in The Diamond, Workroom 2.
When booking your place, you will be asked to email any dietary requirements to email@example.com
|10:00am||Welcome talk in The Diamond, Workroom 2|
|10:30am||Student ambassadors questions and answers|
|11:00am||Aerospace Engineering lab activities and tours (see below for details of activities)|
|12:30pm||Lunch in Mappin Hall in the Mappin building|
|1:30pm||Lunch in The Diamond, Workroom 2|
|2:30pm||Student ambassadors questions and answers|
|3:00pm||Aerospace Engineering lab activities and tours (see below for details of activities)|
For the rest of the day, you'll have time to take part in the central tours and exhibitions detailed in our offer holder day guide.
You'll take part in three activities related to your chosen course to give you a real taste of what it's like to be a student at Sheffield.
We run a range of activities on our applicant days and the below examples will give you an insight into what you could be doing on the day.
Fluids Lab activity
You will carry out aerodynamics experiments in our Diamond Fluids Lab.
Control of aviation and space systems
You will carry out experiments demonstrating how feedback control is used to achieve the performance required for aerospace systems
Aerospace flight simulators, projects and propulsion
You will get hands-on-experience of aircraft design and performance in one of the project design areas and aerospace lab, which contains state of-the-art flight simulators and an operational Turbine Solutions Lab 100 jet engine.
Please book your place on the offer holder day via the link in your invitation email.