Experience Sheffield: open days, visits and talks

Sheffield Town Hall from the Peace Gardens with a projected image of the University of SheffieldDo you and your students want to find out more about Higher Education and the University of Sheffield? Open Days provide a fantastic opportunity to absorb the atmosphere of the University but a bespoke visit can provide you and your students with even more...

Campus visits

As well as being able to provide a range of talks and activities at your school or college, we are able to offer a wide range of activities and interactive workshops on campus. To find out more about the range of activities we can offer your school, follow this link: More Information on Campus Visits


We are able to provide talks to Y11-13 students, as well as parents, on a wide range of themes related to the University and Higher Education. For more information about the types of presentations and talks that we can offer, please follow this link: More Information on Presentations

Careers and Higher Education events

If your school or college is organising a career convention or an HE event and would like representation from The University of Sheffield please email us at ukrec@sheffield.ac.uk


Are your students applying to Sheffield? Do they know about the financial support available? To find out more about the amount students can expect to receive visit our bursary information page and funding calculator. There is also a range of scholarships available; our web pages will guide you on which are most appropriate for your students. For more detailed advice why not ask our Information and Guidance Officer from the Financial Support Team to come into school and speak to you and your students? Please email financialhelp@sheffield.ac.uk to find out more.

Open Days 2014

  • Thursday 19 June
  • Friday 11 July
  • Saturday 12 July
  • Saturday 6 September
  • Saturday 18 October

More information on open days including how to book: Open Days

On Friday 11th July, as part of our Open Day, we will be inviting teachers to attend information sessions.  More information on this event will be available on the above webpage nearer the time.  Teachers are very welcome to attend the Open Day unaccompanied or bring a group and let their students explore the campus.

Post-Offer Open Days

Post-Offer Open Days are organised by academic departments to give offer holders an opportunity to form a detailed impression of what it is like to study with us. The content of the day will vary from department to department and information will be sent directly to the applicant.

If you have students considering Sheffield, please encourage them to make the most of these opportunities and read the information they are sent in case they need to prepare anything in advance.

If your students have any questions about their application or have any questions about offers, they can contact shefapply@sheffield.ac.uk or tel: 0114 222 8030.  Please remind them to included their name, application number or UCAS ID and course applied for with anything they send.

If you are interested any of the Experience Sheffield activities, please email us ukrec@sheffield.ac.uk or telephone 0114 222 9872 with your request, and where possible, preferred times and dates.