Become an Electronic & Electrical Engineering student for the day

Date: 28-Jan-2020

Location: University of Sheffield campus

Time: 9:45 - 15:45

Target year group: Y12 and Y13

Information and benefits of attending this event: During this event you'll work be working in specialist laboratory facilities, undertaking practical work in power generation. You’ll be working with academic staff and some of our current students, using equipment and facilities not usually available in schools and colleges.

- how solar cells generate electrical power
- how the power is transformed and transmitted
- how it can then be used to do some useful work, for example driving an electric motor

You will also have the opportunity to visit our semiconductor cleanroom, where we can manufacture our own devices.

Following this there will be a chance for you to find out more about being a student at the University of Sheffield in a Q&A session with some of our current undergraduate students. A member of our admissions team will also be on hand to answer any queries you might have about studying at university.

How to book a place: Complete the form on the event webpage to apply for a place. We would encourage you to mention RO in your statement at the end of the application form.

Any steps required to confirm your attendance with the university running the event: If you would like your attendance recognised on your RO record, please email


It may be possible to have reasonable travelling expenses reimbursed to attend an RO event/activity. You should check in advance with the university delivering the event to see if this is possible by contacting  to find out what you need to do.