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JUNE 2018

[ JUNE & JULY ] Holiday language courses

11 - 29 June and/or 2 - 20 July 2018 | 3 week sessions, 2 x 3 hours a week | Campus based | £120 per 3 week session - concessions available for under 16's 

Enquiries T: 0114 222 4897   E: Registration 

language courses

Be more than a tourist! Learn conversational skills for your next trip overseas. We are offering a choice of Arabic, French, German, Italian or Spanish at either Beginner or Post Beginner level. Friendly, small group classes, focussing on practical, everyday communication for your holidays.

[ 15-29 JUNE] Architecture Summer Exhibition

Friday 15-Friday 29 June | 6pm (Launch event 6-9pm on 15 June then open to the public Monday-Friday 9-5pm)

Floor 16 and 17, The Arts Tower, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN (map) | Enquiries: T: 0114 222 0332, E:

Find out more  Book to attend the launch event

Architecture ExhibitionThe Sheffield School of Architecture Summer Exhibition showcases the outstanding work undertaken by our students over the year. Design projects are exhibited on floors 16 and 17 of the Arts Tower and include all degree levels within the School. The popular event attracts a large number of guests from practice and industry to alumni and academia. Visitors have the chance to view work by over 500 students which includes models, drawings, videos and installations.

[ 22 JUNE ] The Big Walk 2018

big walk

Friday 22 June | start 7-8.30am - the time will vary based on how long it takes people to complete the course | Peak District | £10 non refundable | Enquiries E:, T: 0114 222 5597

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The Big Walk 2018 will be supporting the £2 million Sheffield Scanner campaign. We want you to join us for a 26.2-mile marathon-distance Peak District walk. Starting in Lodge Moor and finishing at the University Arms, the walk will take in wonderful scenery in the Peak District, including Stanage Edge, Derwent Edge, Low Bradfield and the Loxley valley. Join us and help raise money for a great cause. All participants are asked to raise a minimum of £150 and fundraising support will be given.

[ 19-23 JUNE ] Migration Matters Festival: celebrating sanctuary in the steel city

Migration Matters Festival 2018 is a five-day theatre and arts festival taking place in Sheffield during Refugee Week. Our aim is to celebrate diversity and recognise the positive impact migration has on the city.

Migration Matters

[ 22 JUNE ] Gourmet Vegetarian Dinner at Inox Dine - 22 JUNE

Friday 22nd June | 7pm Arrival Drinks / 7.30pm call to dinner | Inox Dine, Students' Union Building, Western Bank S10 2TG (map) |£38.00 per person including welcome drink on arrival | Enquiries T: 0114 222 6043, E:

Further information and booking


Meat is off the menu for our gourmet vegetarian dinner. The evening is set to feature a creative and imaginative fine dining menu, fully vegetarian.

Whether you’re a vegetarian, a meat lover looking to try something different or just curious; the evening is sure to tantalise your taste buds, and expand your knowledge with vegetarian dishes that are a little different from the norm, and will be loved by everyone.

Head Chef, Joe Berry, our very own Master Chef of Great Britain, will be talking our guests through the evening’s menu and sharing lots of tips on how to add variety to your vegetarian menus.

A selection of vegetarian wines is available on the night to pair with your meal.

Keep an eye out on our website for the evening's delicious menu.

[ 26 JUNE ] University Open Days in Maths, Science and Engineering for A level students

Tuesday 26 June | 9.30am | Firth Hall, Firth Court, S10 2TN (map)

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This free event is for Year 12 students who are taking maths, physics and chemistry A levels and will include hands-on activities, demonstrations and mini-lectures, giving a taste of science and engineering at degree level.


Festival of the Mind 2018

[  20-30 SEPTEMBER  ]

Festival of the Mind is back this September! The festival sees University of Sheffield academics and professionals from Sheffield's cultural, creative and digital industries working together to bring our research to life in exciting, innovative and entertaining ways.

Keep up to date in the run-up to the Festival    Enquiries, E:

fotmThis city wide collaboration led by the University demonstrates the wealth and potential of our amazing city and our worldwide research.

The festival has something for all ages with events including candyfloss technology, the future, local history, robots, music and much much more. All events are free of charge and take place in venues across the heart of the city. The two centrepieces of the festival are the fabulous Spiegeltent in Barker's Pool and FutureCade - an exciting interactive exhibition in the Millennium Gallery.

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