Economics offer holder days

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

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Arriving at the department

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: Lecture Theatre 2the Wave. 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.


Economics offer holder timetable

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.

Arrival and registration (30 minutes)

Arrive at the Wave - Lecture Theatre 2, for registration. Help yourself to tea and coffee and meet our students and staff before each session.

Departmental talk (45 minutes)

An introduction to the department and course overview.

Placement year talk and economics experiences (15 minutes)

One of our student ambassadors will talk about what a placement year is and what the day to day job during their placement looked like.

Taster lecture (20 minutes)

To give students a taste of what it is like to study economics at the department.

Opportunities for Questions & Answers (30 minutes)

Ask our current students and staff members any questions you may have about the course or studying at Sheffield.  For queries relating to admissions, support or accommodation our experts will be on hand to answer these in the Octagon Centre so please allow time to visit them.

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.  

Make time for accommodation tours and more

Visit our award-winning accommodation and have all your admissions and support questions answered at our exhibition in the Octagon Centre.

Your offer holder day guide


How to book

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