Applicant days

There's so much to see and do on our applicant days and we want you to make the most of your time on campus. Our handy guide will help you to plan your day before you arrive.

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Example schedule

Morning session

Time

Student activity

10.00 - 10.10am Arrival and registration with the Department of Psychology

10.10 - 10.40am

Talk: Studying Psychology at Sheffield

10.40 - 10.55am

Taster lecture: Experience how we teach with a short lecture on an area of Cognitive, Social, Neuroscience and Clinical or Developmental Psychology

10.55 - 11.10am

Talk: How we'll support you during your studies and help you to achieve the career you want

11.20am - 12.20pm

Lab demonstrations and a chance to speak with current students

All students will take part in three activities:

  1. How can we measure brain activity? Research demonstration with EEG
  2. Meet current Psychology students and ask them your questions
  3. How we test theories in Psychology: Mindfulness demonstration

12.30 - 1.00pm

Lunch

1.00pm

End of Department of Psychology activities

1.00 - 4.00pm

Free time to explore

Visit the central exhibition

Take a tour of our accommodation, libraries, Students' Union and Sport Sheffield facilities

Afternoon session

Time

Student activity

10.00am - 1.20pm

Arrival, registration and free time to explore

Visit the central exhibition

Take a tour of our accommodation, libraries, Students' Union and Sport Sheffield facilities

1.30 - 2.00pm

Registration with the Department of Psychology

Lunch

2.00 - 2.30pm

Talk: Studying Psychology at Sheffield

2.30 - 2.45pm

Taster lecture: Experience how we teach with a short lecture on an area of Cognitive, Social, Neuroscience and Clinical or Developmental Psychology

2.45 - 3.00pm

Talk: How we'll support you during your studies and help you to achieve the career you want

3.10 - 4.10pm

Lab demonstrations and a chance to speak with current students

All students will take part in three activities:

  1. How can we measure brain activity? Research demonstration with EEG
  2. Meet current Psychology students and ask them your questions
  3. How we test theories in Psychology: Mindfulness demonstration

4.10pm

End of Department of Psychology activities

We're happy to welcome one accompanying person per student to our Psychology activities. During this part of the day, additional guests can explore the campus and the city.

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