Electronic and Electrical Engineering taster session

This taster session gives you an insight into studying Electronic and Electrical Engineering at university.

The Diamond

Introduction to Electronic and Electrical Engineering

A free virtual taster session for students.

This session is now full.

Expression of interest form

When: Thursday 29 April 2021, 3;45pm - 5:30pm

Places available: 50

Age group: Year 12, Mature students

This interactive session will cover the following:

  • Build and test some electrical circuits using a simple online Ap (Tinkercad) plus live demos from the lab. 
  • Use computer programming to control the circuits.
  • Learn about the science and technology behind some of the components of our circuits, including Light Emitting Diodes; Electrical Machines and Microprocessors
  • Discover how the generic skills of electrical, electronic and computer engineering are used to solve real-world challenges, including green energy and robotics.


Time Activity
3:45pm Log in and get comfortable
4:00pm Welcome and introduction to the department
4:10pm Interactive taster session using the tinkercad software
5:10pm Careers options
5:20pm Closing remarks

We look forward to meeting you!

For informal enquiries please email tasterdays@sheffield.ac.uk.


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