Bioengineering offer holder days

As part of your offer holder day at Sheffield, you'll be spending some quality time getting to know Bioengineering and your chosen course.

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Arriving at the department

You will have booked to visit us 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: Sir Frederick Mappin Building, Mappin Hall E Floor. 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.

Bioengineering offer holder timetable

You will have booked to visit the department 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, Bioengineering would be pleased if you could join them for a buffet lunch, in the Sir Frederick Mappin Building, Mappin Hall, and an opportunity for further informal conversation with staff and current students. For those visiting in the afternoon, lunch will be served immediately prior, 1.30 to 2.00pm. Please see below for full details.

When booking your place, you will be asked to email any dietary requirements to

Timetable for afternoon session attendees

Time Activity
1:30pm Lunch in the Sir Frederick Mappin Building, Mappin Hall
2:00pm Welcome talk, Sir Frederick Mappin Building, Mappin Hall
2:30pm Student ambassadors questions and answers
3:00pm Coffee
3:30pm Lab activity and tour

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 an activity related to your chosen course to give you a real taste of what it's like to be a student at Sheffield.

How to book

Please book your place on the offer holder day via the link in your invitation email.

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Careers and Employability

Using ground-breaking technological innovation and the precision of carefully-applied engineering concepts, bioengineering is a distinctive subject area in its own right that is changing lives all over the world.

Students who study Bioengineering develop knowledge and transferable skills tailored to their interests and their career aims. Having these skills makes them attractive to potential employers.