General Engineering taster day

This experience day at the University of Sheffield gives you an insight into studying general engineering at university.

The Diamond

Interdisciplinary Engineering for a Renewable Future!

An exploration of interdisciplinary engineering challenges in renewable energy, with a particular focus on the role of fluid mechanics, including hands-on experiments using household items.

There will then be a chance for you to talk to some of our current students studying general engineering in the Q&A along with Dr Andy Nichols and an expert from our admissions team.

When: Tuesday 24 May 2022, 4.00pm - 5.30pm

Age group: Year 12 and Year 13

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Check for places and book

Please be advised that bookings for all taster sessions will close at 10am the day before the session, or earlier if the session becomes fully-booked. We therefore recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

If you are a teacher, please encourage your pupils to book individually.


Please note, this is an approximate schedule and is subject to change.

Time Activity
4.00pm Log in and get comfortable
4.15pm Welcome and introduction to the Department of General Engineering
4.30pm Interactive mini lecture
5.10pm Q&A session with staff and current students
5.25pm Session roundup

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For informal enquiries please email

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