2022 Intro Week Timetable

We can't wait to welcome you to the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering! Please see below your departmental intro week schedule.


Wednesday 21st September

Time Location Event
11am - 12pm The Diamond Building, Learning and Teaching room 2 (DIA-A02)

Welcome to the Department!

A welcome from our Head of Department, the Student Support Team, eee-soc, IEEE, Neil Powell - The MSc Year Tutor and the leaders of our research areas. Our Disability Liaison Officer will also be introduced.

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1pm - 2pm The Diamond Building, Learning and Teaching room 2 (DIA-A02)

Academic, Wellbeing and Careers Support

This session will introduce the Department’s Wellbeing Advisor, International Student Support, Library Services and Careers Support Services.

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3pm - 4pm The Mappin Building, E floor, room E125A

Welcome to our Female Students

This session is dedicated to supporting our new female MSc students, and will be held by Professor Jo Shien Ng.

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Thursday 22nd September

Time Location Event
10am - 11am The Diamond Building, Learning and Teaching room 5 (DIA-A08)

Diamond Lab Talk

This session will introduce you to The Diamond Laboratories.

11am - 2pm Pam Liversidge Building Design Studios, D05 and D06

Lunch with Academics

Here you will be able to chat with your module leaders and learn more about the work you’ll be doing per module. You’ll also have the chance to speak with other academics about the research they’re doing, and interact with some exciting bits of kit. This session will be catered.

2pm onwards  

Tour of the Department and its buildings

After lunch, our PhD ambassadors will give you a tour of the Department and its buildings. You’ll be shown the Heartspace, libraries and the Students Union. If there’s anywhere in particular you want to be shown, please let our ambassadors know.

Friday 23rd September

Time Location Event
10am - 12pm The Diamond Building, Learning and Teaching room 5 (DIA-A08)

Study Skills, Plagiarism and Q&A Session

Join Neil Powell and Ian Farrer to learn the key skills in being a successful MSc. Afterwards, there will be a Q&A session if you have any questions at all. 

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1pm - 3pm 


3pm - 5m

The Diamond Building, Computer Room 3

First Year Great Egg Race (FYGER Lite)

Watch a video of our previous robot competition:



Top 10 in the UK

We're in the top 10 UK Electronic and Electrical Engineering Departments (QS World University Rankings 2021).

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Every Wednesday, Sheffield Live sessions cover different aspects of University life. You can also meet your department and learn more about studying your subject.