A world-class university – a unique student experience


DNA damage linked with dementia

Our scientists have discovered high levels of DNA damage in individuals could contribute to dementia.

Study into cognitive decline
Nerve damage in cells
Firth Court building

Undergraduate study

Experience the best

Your time as a student at the University of Sheffield is unique. You’ll get a high-quality education from a world top-100 university and enjoy the best student experience in the UK.

Undergraduate courses

A world top-100 university

We’re known for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of our research-led learning and teaching.

Free online courses

What would you like to learn?

Our Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) cover a variety of topics, including literature of the English country house and dentistry. Find the one that interests you.

Current and upcoming courses

Working with business

Our business partnerships help solve real-world problems and bring commercial success.

Soil and food security research

The University and the city

A better place to live, work and visit

We’re working with partners and friends in Sheffield to help shape a culturally and economically vibrant city.

How we're transforming the city

A global university

We are international

We’re leading on a social media campaign to highlight the value of international staff and students. Our Vice-Chancellor has also commented on the importance of immigration to universities.

We are international campaign