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University of Sheffield - Broad Based Engineering

The Cutting Edge of Engineering


Have you got an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths? Want to experience student life at university? Looking to know more about the different areas of engineering? Then Headstart at the University of Sheffield is an amazing opportunity for you to explore all these aspects!


What’s it all about?


During four days at the University of Sheffield you will carry out exciting, interesting and challenging activities with like minded people. This course will develop your teamwork, communication and problem solving skills, which are integral to your future success. Engineering is the development of creative problem solving - come along and see if it's for you. During the course you will sample a wide variety of engineering subject areas through laboratory classes and taster lectures. All these sessions will help inform your future degree choice.


What will I be doing?


You will be based in the Diamond building using state-of-the-art, practical laboratories and equipment to learn about programming robots, how to test electricity, mixing chemicals, biological engineering and much more...see the video below from the 2018 course


University Life


You will live the student life by staying in halls of residence and meet current students to discuss engineering. Discover the paths in engineering that lead to an exciting career and find out about the different student societies.


Would this course suit me?


The University of Sheffield has been named University of the Year for our vision, our values and our determination to stand by what we believe in. This is a University where world class and down to earth go hand-in-hand. Come and experience our academic community and remarkable city.


This course will suit you if you are interested or want to find out more about the following subjects:


• Aerospace Engineering
• Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
• Bioengineering
• Chemical and Biological Engineering
• Civil and Structural Engineering
• Electronic and Electrical Engineering

• General Engineering
• Materials Science and Engineering
• Mechanical Engineering


Course code: SHEHS20

Course dates: 11.00 on Monday, 6 July 2020 to 16.00 on  Friday, 10 July 2020 (5 days residential)

University of Sheffield - Broad Based Engineering

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