Ophthalmology and Orthoptics taster session

In this interactive taster session, you'll discover what the role of an orthoptist in eye care entails and learn what it's like to study it at the University of Sheffield.

Orthoptics researchers

Why do we see double? An Introduction to Orthoptics

In this detailed Orthoptics taster session, you'll learn what the role of an orthoptist in eye care entails and what studying the programme at the University of Sheffield is like.

We'll explore how the eyes work together and why, sometimes, they don't and why this might happen.

You'll hear from current Orthoptics students and staff and have the chance to ask any question you have.  

When: Wednesday 10th May 2023, 4.00pm - 5.30pm

Age group: Year 12 and Year 13

Suitable for: BBB, including a science subject


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

Time Activity
3.55pm Settling in period
4.00pm The role of an Orthoptist and Orthoptic Degree at the University of Sheffield
4.15pm Lecture: The Eyes and Orthoptics: An overview
4.45pm Quiz based on the lecture content
5.00pm Q&A with admissions tutor and student ambassador
5.30pm close

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