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 2023) and a member of the prestigious Russell Group, Sheffield offers a world-class education in a vibrant and welcoming city in the heart of the UK. Our Students' Union has been voted number one in the UK for four consecutive years (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2017- 2020) and provides a range of clubs and societies, events, activities and volunteering opportunities to enhance your student experience.
The University of Sheffield is home to world-leading research, excellent teaching and a vibrant international community. Our researchers are passionate about tackling the great global contemporary challenges of our time. Our research influences national and international policy and changes lives. It also informs our world-class teaching across a wide range of disciplines, including arts and humanities, engineering, medicine, dentistry and health, science, social sciences and business.
More than 29,000 students from over 150 countries choose to come and study at Sheffield creating a diverse and rich community.
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, making it the ideal base for exploring the UK and Europe. We are just 2 hours away from London and 1 hour from Manchester by train. It's also the most affordable UK university city to live in (2021 Royal Bank of Scotland's Student Living Index).