Resources for teachers and advisors
Here you will find a number of resources we hope you will find useful in your roles as teachers and advisors.
- Future Learn
Future Learn is an online learning platform. You can learn new skills and pursue your interests with one of our online courses - designed and presented by leading academics in their field. Discover more about dentistry, how robots can shape our future or even learn how to write a song... there are a wide range of courses for any subject interest at any level.
- Introduction to Higher Education
Intro to HE: Home or Away Session
This bitesize session introduces the options of where students can live during university. It explores the different benefits of moving away or living at home, and study abroad opportunities.
Intro to HE: Benefits of HE
This bitesize session aims to help students gain understanding of the benefits of higher education. It considers the reasons why people choose university and which careers require a degree.
Intro to HE: Additional Support at University
This session aims to introduce the range of additional support available to students at The University of Sheffield. It outlines who can access different services, and how they can help students.
- Study skills
Study Skills: Revision
This session aims to help students revise as effectively as possible. Students will learn a variety of revision strategies alongside core memory principles and how to tackle procrastination.
Study Skills: Academic Resilience
This session aims to build students’ resilience and help them to develop strategies in order to complete their work against a variety of setbacks and pressures.
Study Skills: Goal Setting
This session aims to help students to reflect on what they want to achieve as part of their education, and supports students to create a practical set of goals to work towards.
Study Skills: Research Skills
This session aims to introduce students to the key steps in the research process and help them develop the skills they will need to complete a research project.
Study Skills: Academic Writing
This session aims to introduce students on how to approach an academic piece of work and become more familiar with structuring an academic argument.
- HEPPSY Subject tasters
Astrophysics / Maths
This is two part session that covers careers in physics and a range of scientific and mathematical concepts including astrophysics, powers, inverse square law and unit conversion. Students will need a scientific calculator to complete the activity.
Through interactive quizzes and videos, this two-part session introduces students to different engineering subjects, engineering students, teaching facilities and engineering careers.
Through quizzes and videos, this two-part session will give students an insight into what it's like to be a Dentistry student at the University of Sheffield. The session will cover the Dental school and its teaching facilities and carers options relating to dentistry.
Through quizzes and videos, this two part session will give students an insight into what it's like to study Languages at the University of Sheffield. This session includes an interactive task about French film and information about career options after graduation.
Through quizzes and videos, this two part session will give students an insight into what it's like to study Languages at the University of Sheffield. This session includes an interactive task about German Music and information about career options after graduation.
Through videos and an interactive task this session will give students an insight into what its like to be a medical student at the University of Sheffield. Some common household items are required to complete the activity.
- Our staff and students
HEPPSY Graduate Intern Role
Cesca our graduate intern gives a quick insight into her role and the most important skills and school subjects required.
Christine, an Employability Advisor, gives us her an explanation into her role at the University.
This video provides a compilation of tips and advice from Study Skills Advisers and Tutors at 301 Academic Skills Centre for new starters at the University of Sheffield.
Depending on circumstances, we may be able to give undergraduate applications additional consideration when we receive them.
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