Biomedical Engineering offer holder days

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

The Sir Frederick Mappin Building, home to the University of Sheffield Faculty of Engineering
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Arriving at the department

You will have booked to visit us 10am to 12.30pm or 1.30pm to 4.00pm 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 Fredrick Mappin Building, Mappin Hall. 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.


Biomedical Engineering offer holder timetable

You will have booked to visit the department 10am to 12.30pm or 1.30pm to 4.00pm 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.

Timetable for morning session attendees

Activity title Start Location
Welcome talk 30 minutes Sir Fredrick Mappin Building, Mappin Hall
Student Ambassador Q & A 30 minutes Sir Fredrick Mappin Building, Mappin Hall
Lab activity 30 minutes The Diamond, Diamond Tissue Lab
Lab tour 30 minutes The Diamond
Coffee and Networking (optional) 30 minutes Sir Fredrick Mappin Building, Heartspace Cafe area to the right side

Timetable for afternoon session attendees

Activity title Start Location
Welcome talk 30 minutes Sir Fredrick Mappin Building, Mappin Hall
Student Ambassador Q & A 30 minutes Sir Fredrick Mappin Building, Mappin Hall
Lab activity 30 minutes The Diamond, Diamond Tissue Lab
Lab tour 30 minutes The Diamond
Coffee and Networking (optional) 30 minutes Sir Fredrick Mappin Building, Heartspace Cafe area to the right side

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.  

Science and Engineering Foundation Year

If you are holding an offer for one of our courses with a Foundation Year, an information stand will be available just inside the Diamond's main entrance (off Leavygreave Road) from 12–2.30pm where you can find out more and ask any questions.


Activity

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.

Student uses virtual reality to explore the vascular system

Careers and employability

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

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