Chemical and Biological Engineering

This experience day at the University of Sheffield gives you an insight into studying Chemical and Biological Engineering at university.

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Optimizing your future with Chemical Engineering

A free virtual taster session for  Y12 students.

Please note this session is now full.

Expression of interest form

When: Wednesday 28 April 2021, 16:00 - 17:30 

Places available: 50

Age group: Year 12, and mature students

This session will explain what chemical engineers do and how their work is impacting global issues like energy and sustainability. You will have the opportunity to design a bioethanol production plant and explore the trade-offs between manufacturing costs and the quality of the product.

Finally, we will discuss the process of applying for University, and our student ambassadors will answer your questions about moving to University.


Time Activity
4:00pm Log in and get comfortable
4:15pm Welcome and introduction to the department
4:30pm Interactive subject taster: Design a bioethanol production plant
5:10pm Q&A with current undergraduate students
5:25pm Closing remarks and next steps

We look forward to meeting you!

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