Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) is ranked among the top five modern universities in the UK for research, and the institution prides itself on creating job-ready graduates who are leaders in their fields.
The university partners with more than 1,000 different companies, to provide students with the best possible chance of getting a placement or work experience at some of the most prestigious companies in the world – including Sony, the BBC and Rolls Royce.
Every course at SHU has a career adviser for students, meaning that they all get the individualised attention they need to get straight into employment after graduation. In fact, SHU has a 95% student satisfaction rate for careers advice (Life@Sheffield Hallam Survey 2017.
Teaching quality at SHU is of a high standard, and with GBP 100 million invested in a variety of facilities over the last five years, students can trust that they will be taught all the best skills and practices to succeed in their chosen subject.
Sheffield is the fifth biggest city in the UK, and with millions of trees it is one of the greenest cities in Europe. Surrounded by the spectacular Peak District National Park, SHU students can explore a diverse, welcoming city one day, and be hiking in traditional British countryside the next. Accommodation in the region is also among the cheapest in the UK.
A welcoming institution, SHU does all it can to create a positive atmosphere as soon as students touch down in the UK. It provides an airport pick up, a packed orientation programme, and a variety of other events to allow international students to make Sheffield a real home away from home.
SHU are also silver rated for teaching excellence as part of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The silver rating demonstrates the many ways in which SHU widen access and support success throughout the student journey, along with a commitment to transforming the life chances of students.