Medicine offer holder days

As part of your offer holder day at Sheffield, you'll be spending some quality time getting to know the Medical School and your chosen course.

The University of Sheffield Medical School building

Arriving at the department

You will have booked to visit us 10am to 12.30pm or 2pm to 4.30pm on your offer holder day. Please arrive in good time for the start of your booked session, as we'll need to scan the QR code from your booking to register you.

Your arrival location is: The Medical School, reception area. You can view this on our interactive campus map, and there will also be lots of open day staff and ambassadors around campus to assist you.

If you arrive late for your booked session, please report to the general information stand on the Students’ Union concourse, where event staff will be able to help.

When booking, you'll be able to reserve a place for yourself and one guest at the department activities. To ensure safe venue capacities, the department will be unable to accommodate any additional un-booked visitors.

However, you're welcome to bring additional guests to accompany you on the day, and we would encourage these guests to take part in our range of central exhibitions and tours while the department activities are running.

Medicine offer holder timetable

You will have booked to visit the department 10am to 12.30pm or 2pm to 4.30pm on your offer holder day. Here's what to expect from your time with us. Timings are approximate and are subject to change, and so we recommend checking back prior to the event.


Student activity

One hour

A variety of Teaching Demonstrations

30 minutes

School talk and Q&A

One hour A variety of Teaching Demonstrations

For the rest of the day, you'll have time to take part in the central tours and exhibitions detailed in our offer holder day guide.  


You'll have the chance to take part in a variety of activities related to Medicine to give you a real taste of what it's like to be a student at Sheffield.

We run a range of activities on our applicant days and the below examples will give you an insight into what you could be doing on the day.

A variety of Teaching Demonstrations

We will start with Teaching Demonstrations in our breakout rooms, followed by a school talk and a chance to ask questions to the senior team and current students. Then there will be another chance to try out more demonstrations.

The breakout rooms will provide an opportunity to find out more about our anatomy teaching, speak to our current students, learn about our research on equality and diversity, learn about our student support offerings as well as having senior team members available to chat to.

The Medical School Cafe will be open throughout this time so you can grab a coffee and sandwich.

We are very much looking forward to seeing you at our open day - your chance to find out everything that you might want about studying medicine in Sheffield.

Any questions?

During the school talk you will have the chance ask questions, however we encourage you to ask in your questions in advance using the form below, so that we can make sure they're answered during the talk.

Ask your questions in advance

How to book

Please book your place on the offer holder day via the link in your invitation email.