Sheffield Hallam University 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 Sheffield Hallam has a career advisor for students, meaning that they all get the individualised attention they need to get straight into employment after graduation. In fact, Sheffield Hallam has a 95 per cent student satisfaction rating for careers advice (Life@Sheffield Hallam Survey 2018).
Teaching quality at Sheffield Hallam is of a high standard and the university has been awarded the University of the Year for Teaching Quality in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 edition. They have also achieved a silver award from the government's Teaching Excellence Framework and five stars in the QS Star rating, with top marks in the categories of teaching, employability, facilities, innovation and inclusiveness.
Sheffield Hallam have invested over GBP 100 million in new facilities in the last five years. There are 24-hour libraries, student-designed study areas, and opportunities to learn on industry standard equipment.
Sheffield is the fifth biggest city in the UK, and is one of the greenest cities in Europe. Surrounded by the spectacular Peak District National Park, Sheffield Hallam students can explore a diverse, welcoming city one day, and be hiking in the countryside the next. Accommodation in the region is also among the cheapest in the UK.
Sheffield Hallam creates 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.