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School Engagement

The Schools and Community Engagement Team work with local schools and community groups to help inform young people and adults about the range of programmes on offer at The Sheffield College.

School Engagement

Useful information

We deliver a variety of engagement activities throughout the academic year to all ages and are happy to try and accommodate any request not included below.

Typical activities we can support with include:

  • assemblies or in-class sessions about The Sheffield College and our offer
  • attendance at post-16, post-18 or Apprenticeship careers fairs
  • taster events in college or in school
  • group tours of our campuses and facilities
  • support with Sheffield Progress

Widening Participation in Higher Education

At The Sheffield College we offer university level courses in a wide range of subjects, from media make-up through to engineering. Our aim is to make university study accessible for all students, particularly those from under-represented groups within higher education - this is detailed in our Access and Participation Plan.

We want to support students in taking positive steps during their transition into higher education and can offer information sessions, student experience days and curriculum taster sessions. Our sessions include topics such as:

  • personal statements
  • student finance
  • UCAS applications
  • career pathways
  • higher and degree Apprenticeships

We can also work with you to design a bespoke session tailored to your needs. Please contact us for more information:

T: 0114 260 2600


Meet the team

Ruth Edwards - Admissions and Recruitment Manager

Bethan Varney - Admissions and Recruitment Team Leader

Laura Brewster - Schools and Community Engagement Officer

Angela Lester - Schools and Community Engagement Officer


Invite us to your event 

Would you like us to attend your careers event, deliver a classroom session or work with a specific group of students?  

We can deliver a range of activities.  

Contact the team on 

Book a campus tour 

If you're interested in booking a small group tour (6-8 people) at our college campuses, provide your details using the link to the booking form below.  

Campus Tours Booking Form 

Upcoming events 

Contact us to find out about our upcoming events 

  • Primary Festival 
  • Y10 Tasters 
  • Subject Specific Events 

Contact us

You can reach the team at:

T: 0114 260 2600


L: City Campus, Granville Road, Sheffield, S2 2RL