A world-class university – a unique student experience
Sheffield is a world top-100 university (Times Higher Education World Universities Rankings 2015-16 & QS World University Rankings 2015) and home to over 25,000 students including more than 7,000 international students from 121 countries and over 7,000 members of staff.
A member of the UK Russell Group of leading research institutions, we’ve shaped leading minds across the world, including five Nobel Prize winners. At Sheffield you’ll be taught by inspirational researchers and be able to experience the internationally recognised work they do first hand.
But what does that mean for you? Because our research shapes what we teach, it means you'll learn about the latest insights in your field. You'll work alongside experts who are passionate about their subject, who will give you the extra push you need to realise your full potential.
Choose the University of Sheffield and you're not just choosing one of Britain's finest universities. You're choosing a place to live that's the best in Britain for student life.
You're choosing a city like no other. A city of stunning landscapes – the greenest in Europe, creative, welcoming, stubbornly independent, rich in culture and history, but with a modern outlook and a million things to see and do.
We're one university, with one goal: to deliver even more for our students, staff and partners. That's why we were voted No. 1 in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Awards, 2014-15.
This amazing accolade further strengthens the University's position as an internationally renowned institution not only for academic excellence but also student experience.
Our accommodation is a contemporary community, designed with everyone in mind. There’s something to suit all our students, including couples and families. The majority of our accommodation is in one of the UK's most affluent districts. The student villages are walking distance from campus. We have places in the city centre too, just a short walk from lectures.
Whichever location you choose, you'll be part of a supportive community where there's always something happening.
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