The University of Sheffield is a leading research university with a global reputation for excellence. Ranked in the world top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2020) and a member of the prestigious Russell Group, Sheffield offers a world-class education in a vibrant and welcoming city in the centre of the UK. The university’s Students’ Union is number one in the UK (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019) and provides a range of clubs and societies, events, activities and volunteering opportunities to enhance the student experience.
The University of Sheffield is home to world-leading research, excellent teaching and a vibrant international community. Researchers at the University of Sheffield are passionate about tackling the great global contemporary challenges. The university’s research influences national and international policy and changes lives. It also informs the institution’s first-class teaching across a wide range of disciplines, including arts and humanities, engineering, medicine, dentistry and health, science, social sciences and business.
Nearly 30,000 students from over 144 countries choose to come and study at Sheffield creating a diverse and rich community and the university has been named one of the top 50 most international universities in the world (Times Higher Education 2019).
Home to more than half a million people, Sheffield is a vibrant city with a reputation for being friendly and welcoming. It is conveniently located in the centre of the UK, meaning students can travel to Manchester by train in 45 minutes and London in only two hours. It’s also among the top ten most affordable UK university cities (2019 NatWest Student Living Index).