Open days and campus tours

Our open days are the perfect place to meet our staff and students, go on tours of the campus and accommodation and find out what Sheffield is all about.

Students sat outside the Students' Union

Undergraduate open days

Upcoming dates:

  • 27 June 2020
  • 11 July 2020
  • 12 September 2020
  • 17 October 2020

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Our undergraduate open days give you the chance to discover more about our world-class university. Take tours of the campus, the Students’ Union and accommodation. Listen to talks about studying abroad. Find out advice about student loans and grants and discuss the things that matter to you.

Academic departments hold talks throughout the day. Staff and students will be there to answer your questions. Most important of all, you get to find out how it feels - the atmosphere, the people, the campus and the city.

Plan your visit


Applicant days

If you've made an application to study with us, we may invite you for an interview or assessment, or we may make you an offer directly.

In either case, we’ll invite you to one of our applicant days which normally take place between November and April.

What is an applicant day?


Campus tours

Come and take a tour of the University central campus. They take place on selected weekdays and leave at 1pm from the Students’ Union Welcome Desk.

If the date you’d like to visit doesn’t appear on the booking form, this means it’s either fully booked or that there is no tour taking place on that particular date.

Book a campus tour

Campus tour FAQs


Self-guided tours

If you would prefer to explore the campus or the city in your own time, we have self-guided tours available.

Self-guided campus tour (PDF, 913KB)

Self-guided city tour (PDF, 2.2MB)

Self-guided city audio tour (Soundcloud)

Take our video tour


Travelling to Sheffield

Travel information

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

Access Travel Bursary

Coming from overseas? Contact our International Office to arrange your visit.


School groups

We can arrange a visit with a tailored itinerary that can include a mix of sessions such as taster lectures, campus tours, applications and personal statement advice, an introduction to student finance and student life sessions with current students. Subject to staff availability, these visits can be arranged at any time in the year through the School and Colleges Liaison team.


To express your interest please contact: schoolsliaison@sheffield.ac.uk

 We can’t wait to meet you

Flowers growing near University accommodation

"Absolutely incredible day, felt like a lively and connected university that I would certainly wish to study at!"

"Very friendly staff, such nice accommodation and buildings, a great city and an excellent course."

"Great day overall – very informative, well organised, with useful app, guides and helpful students."

Jessop West

Undergraduate scholarships

We have a range of undergraduate scholarships available to fund talented students starting an undergraduate course in 2020.