Inward visits

Our inward visits help students to experience student life and study at The University of Sheffield.

An image of students walking towards the Students' Union

How to book

Please contact your regional Student Recruitment Officer to book an inward visit for your post-16 students. Our team can also work with you to plan a bespoke programme for your visit.

Contact the Schools and Colleges team

Inward visit programme

As part of the booking process, you will work with our Student Recruitment Team to create an inward visit programme which is tailored to your availability and the needs of your students. Please see our sample timetable which provides an example of the activities we can offer:

Time Activity Description
10am Arrival on campus Arrive at The University of Sheffield and meet with student ambassadors who will escort you to your lecture theatre.
10.15am Welcome and overview of The University of Sheffield An introduction to the day and short presentation on The University of Sheffield.
10.30am Student life presentation and Q&A with current students An opportunity to hear from our current students as they share their university experience and take questions on student life.
11.15am Campus tour or Sheffield city tour Explore our world-class facilities on a tour of the campus, or soak up the atmosphere of Sheffield on a city tour.
12.15pm Lunch and free time to explore the Students’ Union Students can buy lunch in our award winning Students’ Union, taking time to explore the range of services and amenities on offer.
1.15pm HE information, advice and guidance session or academic taster lecture Select one of our IAG talks or workshops, designed to support students as they prepare to apply for HE. Alternatively, we may be able to offer you a taster lecture, lead by academic staff (dependant on availability).
2.30pm Departure Our staff or student ambassadors will escort you back to your departure point for the return journey.

Your day

To get a feel for what to expect from an inward visit, take a look at one of our previous days:

Inward visits at the University of Sheffield

Contact us

If you have any questions about inward visits, please email

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