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Discover US Programme

16th Nov 2017

Discover US Programme


The following pupils have been accepted on to the Discover US programme:

Grace Ambler, Katie Cairns, Callum Connolly, Thomas Cooper, Alex Dawson, Aimee-Jo Evans, Ellie Eyre, Minipher Grierson, Jasmine Jevons, Joseph Kearns, Hayden Morris, Jasmine Walmsley, Thomas Walshaw, Joseph Wood

They will be invited to the following events at Sheffield University this academic year:

1) Welcome to US

When: Thursday 16th November 2017, 6.15-8.00pm

Where: Octagon Centre, Durham Road, University of Sheffield, S10 2TQ

What: A chance for the participant and up to 3 family members as guests to find out more about the University and the Discover US programme and ask any questions. If any school staff members would also like to attend this event, please let us know and we can reserve places.

2) Intro to US

When: Friday 1st December, 9.30am - 3.30pm

Where: Discovery Rooms, Level 5 Students' Union, Western Bank, University of Sheffield, S10 2TG

What: An activity day to explore our campus, discover the differences between school and University, and consider why people go into Higher Education.

3) More about US

When: Thursday 1st March, 9.30am - 3.30pm

Where: Discovery Rooms, Level 5 Students' Union, Western Bank, University of Sheffield, S10 2TG

What: An activity day which introduces participants to the wide range of courses available at the University of Sheffield through exciting faculty-themed workshops.