Publications and resources

We work with you to develop resources which will match your staff and learners' needs, from booklets on outreach projects to learning resources and teachers' conferences.

These downloadable materials and links are free to use and fall into five categories:

General University publications

Outreach publications

Teaching and learning resources

Teaching, learning and outreach from academic departments

Information, advice and guidance from external partners

General University publications

Publication Title Description Website Format
University of Sheffield self guilded campus tour cover Campus tour guide for the University of Sheffield Self-guided walking tour of the University of Sheffield campus with maps and information Visit the University of Sheffield Printable download (pdf 664KB)
Self Guided City Tour cover City tour guide for the University of Sheffield Self-guided circular walking tour of  Sheffield, starting from the University and including a route to the station, maps and information Visit the University of Sheffield Printable download (pdf 2.4MB)
image of cover Fees and Funding - Essential Guide 2016 Straight answers, sound advice and practical help about tuition fees, living costs, scholarships and bursaries for students starting in 2016 Financial advice for students starting in 2017 Printable download (pdf 2353KB)
cover of 'Living in Sheffield' Living in Sheffield All you need to know about Sheffield and accommodation Living in Sheffield Printable download(pdf 2,775KB)
Making Informed Choices postcard image of student in Library Making Informed Choices Links to our information to support students in making informed choices about university Applying Essentials Printable download (pdf 1078KB)
Courses for Mature Students Mature Students Courses for Mature Students. A guide to undergraduate study opportunities for adult learners at the University of Sheffield.

Mature students

Department for Lifelong Learning

Printable download (pdf 1,362KB)
Cover of University of Sheffield 2017 UG prospectus Undergraduate Prospectus - online Use myProspectus to build your own online prospectus Undergraduate Courses search Online only
Cover of University of Sheffield 2017 UG prospectus Undergraduate Prospectus - paper copy Printed prospectus order form to order Undergraduate Courses search Printed copy by post
Your Degree Your Career booklet cover Your Degree, Your Career Guidance from the University of Sheffield Careers Service on choices of courses, universities and careers. Careers Service - Prospective students Printable download (pdf 654KB)

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Outreach publications

Many of the programmes are targeted at particular audiences in line with national widening participation guidelines.  For more information about targeting visit the Current Outreach Programmes pages.

If you require paper copies of any of the outreach publications below, please email outreach@sheffield.ac.uk specifying which booklets you require and how may copies.

Publication Title Description Website Format
pdf ADOPT - Access to Dental Occupations: Practice and Tutoring Post-16 Widening participation (WP) programme for dentistry and dentistry related courses ADOPT Printable download (pdf 1,455 KB)
Front of Information for Care Leavers booklet Care Leavers For prospective students who are care leavers, with guidance on choosing courses, financial support and applying to University Students from care Printable download (pdf 218KB)
image of cover Care Leavers' IAG - Go Further Go Higher A guide to Post-16 education opportunities for young people in care Looked after children and Care Leavers Printable download (pdf 4,318KB)
Cover for Carers' leaflet Carers "We Care" leaflet for students with caring responsibilities, outlining support available and who to contact Students with caring responsibilities Printable download (341KB)
Discover Arts and Humanities booklet cover Discover Arts and Humanities Post-16 WP programme for Arts and Humanities subjects Discover Arts and Humanities Printable download (pdf 6,732KB)
Discover Law booklet cover Discover Law Post-16 WP programme for Law and related subjects Discover Law Printable download (pdf 4,904KB)
Discover Social Sciences booklet cover Discover Social Sciences Post-16 programme for Social Sciences subjects Discover Social Sciences Printable download (pdf 4,675KB)
Cover for Discover STEM booklet for the University of Sheffield Discover STEM Post-16 programme for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects Discover STEM Printable download (pdf 10,359KB)
pdf Discover US 'Discover US' is an aspiration-raising programme for pupils in Years 9-11 who have the potential to access higher education but not a family tradition of going to university . Discover US Printable download (pdf 6,710KB) and Discover US video accessible from webpage
Good for you booklet cover Good For You Overview of Health care courses run by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health at the University of Sheffield Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Printable download (pdf 712KB)
Making a Difference booklet cover for University of Sheffield outreach programmes Making a Difference Overview of University of Sheffield outreach and widening participation work with schools and colleges Current outreach programmes Printable download (pdf 5,681KB)
Passport to Languages booklet cover Passport to Languages Widening Participation project for languages, suitable for all ages. Passport to Languages (webpage in development) Printable download (pdf 1,693KB)
Discover Post-16 postcard Post-16 Discover postcard Contact details for Post-16 outreach opportunities at the University of Sheffield Current outreach programmes for Years 12/13 sixth Form and college students Printable download in postcard format (pdf 75KB)
REACH Schools and College Newsletter front page REACH Termly e-newsletter for local schools and colleges To subscribe register here Free online e-newsletter
pdf SOAMS Sheffield Outreach and Access to Medicine Scheme Find out more about careers in medicine and healthcare with the University of Sheffield SOAMS Printable download (pdf 957KB)

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Teaching and learning resources

Resource Title Description Website Format
Logo for Study Skills Online DSSO Discover Study Skills Online (DSSO) NEW FOR AUTUMN 2014.  Discover Study Skills Online is a collection of online resources geared to helping sixth form students improve their study techniques. Discover Study Skills Online Free video trailers, downloadable activity sheets, audio-supported presentations
Inside of Western Bank Library, the University of Sheffield Library access Options for using and joining the University of Sheffield libraries as an external reader.

External readers - University of Sheffield library

Additional instructions for external readers

Weblink and downloadable instructions (pdf 83KB)
Dream Bigger Dreams bookmark image of school pupil at outreach event Realise Your Dreams Realise Your Dreams free online resources are aimed at raising aspirations for Years 5-6 school pupils. Register to use Realise Your Dreams Free online resources and worksheets to use in the classroom

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Teaching, learning and outreach from academic departments

Resource Subject Description Website Format
Pillars in ancient Athens Classics Resources and guides for teachers in history, art or architectural studies to download and print in order to arrange their own Neoclassical tour of Sheffield Sheffield Classical Association - Schools resources webpages and a downloadable pdf
East Asia For All booklet cover East Asian Studies Leaflet outlining the experiences of four undergraduate students in the School of East Asian Studies at the University of Sheffield School of East Asian Studies Printable download (pdf 4,106KB)
Madeleine Blaess, portrait reproduced with the kind permission of Phil Morris. French / History Madeleine Blaess (1918-2003) obtained a post as lecturer in the French Department at the University of Sheffield in 1948. When she died, she left her papers to the University, including a wartime diary she had written in French as a student. The Madeleine Blaess Project Web based exercises on the Madeleine Blaess diary
Why Study History poster History Free online resources for teachers from the Department of History History Schools' Outreach Weblnks and pdfs to download
Portrait of Alessandro de' Medici History Project Alex explores an exciting period of Renaissance history and centres on the life and times of Alessandro de’ Medici, first Medici duke of Florence and sometimes referred to as the first black head of state in the modern West. Project Alex Weblinks
Department of Landscape - student drawing Landscape architecture A pack of information to assist teachers in informing their pupils about careers in Landscape Architecture. Department of Landscape resources for teachers Online presentation and exercise
logo for All About Linguistics Linguistics AllAboutLinguistics.com was created by first-year linguistics students at the University of Sheffield, supported by staff in the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics, for anyone interested in language and its study - especially A-Level students thinking of going on to study linguistics at University. AllAboutLinguistics.com Online resources
Department of Materials Science, experiment Materials Science and Engineering Videos made by second year Materials Science and Engineering students at the University of Sheffield, explaining what Materials Science is and which careers it can lead to.

Materials Science videos

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

A set of videos on Youtube
pi cubed logo Mathematics Maths resources, courses and newsletters for schools and colleges, from the University of Sheffield's School of Mathematics and Statistics (SoMaS). SoMaS Outreach Schools' Liaison Free Maths resources, courses and newsletters
Booklet cover for Decisions Decisions guidance for Y9 students Social Sciences Decisions Decisions. Choosing your options in year 9 and beyond in Social Sciences. Social Sciences outreach Printable download (pdf 3,763KB)
Decisions Decisions Y11 booklet cover Social Sciences Deciding your future.  Helping you make choices in Social Sciences.  Aimed at year 11 students. Social Sciences outreach Printable download (pdf 5,268KB)

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Information, Advice and Guidance resources from external partners

Publication Title Description Format
HELOA cover for guide to 'thinking about education' for younger students Thinking about Higher Education: An Introductory Guide to University and College for Young People An introductory guide to university and college for 13-16 year olds Printable download (PDF 2,825KB)
Yes You Can brochure front page Yes You Can Sheffield City Region Higher Education Progression Partnership (HEPP) publication on student finance Printable download (PDF 8,256KB)
Yes You Will Yes You Will Sheffield City Region Higher Education Progression Partnership (HEPP) publication on University life Printable download (PDF 3,152KB)
Yes It Is Yes It Is Sheffield City Region Higher Education Progression Partnership (HEPP) publication on the advantages of going to University Printable download (PDF 2,359KB)
Here for You Here For You Sheffield City Region Higher Education Progression Partnership (HEPP) publication on guidance for disabled learners considering University Printable download (PDF 7,187 KB)
image of publication Yes We Care Sheffield City Region Higher Education Progression Partnership (HEPP) publication on guidance for young carers considering University Printable download (PDF 3.9MB)
image of informed choices Informed Choices A guide designed to help students select the best qualifications and subjects in the sixth form or college. Printable download (PDF 20KB)
Where the University The Who, What, When, Where of University The Excellence Hub for Yorkshire and Humber information guide to University aimed at Year 9 students. Printable download (PDF 1,671KB)
Applying to Uni Applying to University The Excellence Hub for Yorkshire and Humber information guide to applying to University. Printable download (PDF 4,960KB)

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