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. Its Students' Union has been voted number one in the UK (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022) and provides a range of clubs and societies, events, activities and volunteering opportunities to enhance students' experience.
The University of Sheffield is home to world-leading research, excellent teaching and a vibrant international community. Its researchers are passionate about tackling the great global contemporary challenges of today Its research influences national and international policy and changes lives. It also informs the university's 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 30,000 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 and truly welcoming city and it's a place where everyone belongs. Sheffield is conveniently located in the centre of the UK, making it the ideal base for exploring the UK and Europe. It is just 2 hours away from London and 1 hour from Manchester by train. It's also the joint third most affordable student city in the UK to live in (NatWest Student Living Index 2022).