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Come and visit us!

Whether you are just starting to thinking about your choices or are already holding an offer to undertake your PhD studies here, open days are a great opportunity to find out more about postgraduate study at Sheffield.


PhD open evening

All dates have currently passed for this year.

Hear first-hand from our PhD students. Find out about funding and how to apply for your research degree.

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Visit Afternoons

Postgraduate visit afternoons are a great alternative to open days. They run regularly throughout the year and allow you to explore the university with a campus tour and speak to staff about our postgraduate degrees and funding opportunities.

You can also arrange to visit the history department to talk to a member of staff who works in your chosen area.

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Postgraduate Fairs

The University also has a regular presence at many postgraduate study fairs across the UK. Where you can come and meet our expert staff and students either in Sheffield or in a range of cities around the country.

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Campus Tours

If you can't make a postgraduate open day or visit afternoon, you can still take a general campus tour on another day. These tours run regularly throughout the year and are delivered by either an undergraduate or postgraduate student.

You are also welcome to contact us about arranging to visit the Department as part of your visit.

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Departmental Visits

If you are unable to attend the open evening or visit afternoon we are also happy to arrange for you to visit the department independently. You are welcome to contact your potential supervisor directly or alternatively you can contact Beky Hasnip, our Admissions and Postgraduate Student Experience Manager. Please note that availability will be subject to staff timetables, which may be more limited outside of term-time.

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