Open day – for 2018 entry

Saturday 2 December 2017

We've been voted the number one university in the Russell Group and third in the UK for best student experience in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017. 


Book your place on an open day

Thinking about applying for a 2018 course?

If you haven't applied to study with us yet, there's still chance to come and see us. Visit us on Saturday 2 December to find out about 2018 study. Select 2 December from our campus tour page.

Book your place: 2 December

If you've made an application to study with us...

Use the link in your email to book your place


Students at the information hubYour day in Sheffield

Because we know this is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make, we’re offering you another chance to visit the University. Our open day will give you the opportunity to explore our extraordinary University and get a taste of our unique city.

Come and visit us to see why you should choose Sheffield.

The exhibition is open all day where you can discover more about Sheffield and speak to experts from across the University about why it’s so great to study here. Many departments will also be opening their doors to answer your questions.

Tours of the accommodation will run from 11am to 3pm. You can do a self-guided tour of the campus at a time to suit you. Collect a self-guided tour leaflet from the Central Exhibition or any of the Information Hubs.

Information Hubs will be in key locations across the campus, with students and staff ready to answer your questions, to talk to you about life as a Sheffield student and to help you find your way around. Look out for the people in green t-shirts - we are happy to help. 

The central exhibition

Discover why Sheffield offers one of the best student experiences in the UK at the central exhibition. Expert staff from the following areas will be here to answer all your questions and talk to you about what makes Sheffield such a unique city:

Your course

Staff at Sheffield are dedicated to providing a world-class learning experience. Meet the professionals who make sure everything runs smoothly and help you to get the most out of your degree.

Your community

Sheffield is a unique place to live. Many of our students love it so much that they choose to stay here after they've graduated. To find out more you can ask the people who look after our student accommodation. Or talk to someone from the Students’ Union about the incredible social life.

Students at an open day

Your support systems

Sheffield has the best student services in the UK. We'll give you advice on student loans, grants, University bursaries and scholarships. Plus all the services we offer to make sure you're well looked after.

Your future

Why are Sheffield graduates so good at competing for jobs? Find out from our Careers Service staff what makes a Sheffield graduate special, and how they can support you right from the start of your degree.

Your personal development

Find out how you could spend part of your course studying abroad, learning another language or developing your own business ideas.

ToursAn accommodation tour

This is our chance to show you how a world-class university invests in its students. We're running regular tours throughout the morning from 10.00am.

Accommodation tours
These will run from 11am to 3pm and will last approximately one hour. You can also get further information about our award winning accommodation from the stand in the exhibition.

Self-guided campus and city tours
Get to know the campus in your own time. You can pick up a self-guided tour leaflet at one of the Information Hubs or from the Central Exhibition. Taking the whole tour takes between 45 minutes to an hour, but you don’t have to do it in one go. You can choose where to take yourself on the tour at a time to suit you best. You can fit it around your day and the locations you’ll be visiting for exhibitions, talks or where you’re having lunch.

Library tours
These are available at the Information Commons, The Diamond and Western Bank Library. Tours take around ten minutes – no need to book, just turn up.

Sport Sheffield tours
Tours of Sport Sheffield are available from the Goodwin Sports Centre and run every half hour. The tour will last approximately 20 minutes. There is no need to book, just turn up.

Parking and travel advice

Durham Road car park

University travel advice

Travel bursary

You may be eligible to receive an Access Travel Bursary to help with the cost of travelling to the Open Campus day.  

If you have any questions about the day, please email opendaysupport@sheffield.ac.uk