Education, Culture and Childhood offer holder days

As part of your offer holder day at Sheffield, you'll be spending some quality time getting to know the School of Education 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 the main entrance foyer of The Wave, the map below will help you locate the building on campus. 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.

Education, Culture and Childhood 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.

Approx Duration


Summary of activity:

15 mins

Arrival and Refreshments

Arrival and registration. Please help yourself to refreshments

45 mins

Welcome and Introduction to the BA Education, Culture and Childhood

An introductory talk which will provide more in-depth details about the structure of the course, outlining progression through the three years.

45 mins

Taster Seminar

Discover what it’s like to study Education at the University of Sheffield in one of our interactive taster sessions delivered by a subject expert.

15mins Comfort Break / Refreshments Opportunity to network with staff and student ambassadors.
30mins In Conversation with our Student Ambassadors: The Student Experience Hear from two current students: What it’s like to study the BA Education, Culture and Childhood; what they like about the course; and how the course is helping towards their career aspirations.
15 mins Q&A

Q&A session, followed by a further opportunity for 1-to-1 conversations and networking.

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.  

How to book

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

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