With over 27,000 of the brightest students from over 140 countries, learning alongside over 1,200 of the best academics from across the globe, The University of Sheffield is one of the UK´s leading universities. In the 2019 QS World University Rankings the University is rated 75th in world and 13th in the UK. We have six Nobel Prize-winners in Medicine and Chemistry. Many of our alumni have gone on to hold positions of great responsibility and influence around the world.
A member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of leading research-led institutions, we have a reputation for world-class teaching and research excellence, we are in the top 10 per cent of all UK universities, according to the most recent national research assessment. You can study a wide range of subjects, including business, management, politics, law, architecture, engineering, science, medicine and dentistry. Our International College offers high-quality foundation and pre-masters programmes with a guaranteed pathway to the University of Sheffield.
The University is ranked 106th in the world and 12th in the UK according to the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. We also came in at number 42 out of 200 universities in Europe and we’re in the top 50 most international universities in the world. Our University accommodation has also been voted the best in the UK for its third year and provided you meet a few conditions you will be guaranteed a place.
The University has well-established partnerships with a number of universities and major corporations, both in the UK and abroad. Our global research partners include Boeing, Rolls Royce, Unilever, AstraZeneca, Glaxo SmithKline, Siemens, and Airbus, as well as UK and overseas government agencies and charitable foundations.
Our University campus is a mixture of the traditional and modern. It stretches from the city centre towards Sheffield’s green suburbs. We have invested £250 million in our buildings and facilities – including £81 million in our multidisciplinary teaching facility, the Diamond, our £23 million learning resource centre, Information Commons, the £21 million Engineering Graduate School, £11.5 million in a world class Management School building, and £20 million in our student services building. In the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018, we were voted top five nationally for providing the best overall student experience, with our Students’ Union voted best in the UK for the tenth year in a row.
With over 50,000 students, Sheffield is one of the UK’s most popular places for students to go to university. Sheffield is England’s fourth largest city. It is a friendly, safe and affordable place to live. Sheffield is one of the best value cities to live and study in the UK. Living costs are 10% lower than the UK national average and 25% lower than London. It’s a diverse multicultural city with a cosmopolitan buzz. Whatever your interests, Sheffield offers something for everyone – from sport, culture and entertainment, to shopping, nightlife and, a warm welcome!