A world-class university – a unique student experience

Archaeology research

Medieval priest discovered in elaborate grave

Our archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a medieval priest who died 700 years ago.

Rare find at Thornton Abbey
Archaeologists from the University of Sheffield uncover the remains of a medieval priest

A world top 100 university

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

Undergraduate law students

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 one of the best student experiences in the UK.

Undergraduate courses

Fillm screening and Q&A

The Madness of Reason with Ben Okri

Booker prize-winning author Ben Okri visits us for a film screening and Q&A as part of our Festival of Arts and Humanities.

Book tickets: 3 May
Ben Okri

Our learning and teaching

Our teaching is delivered by experts, shaped by students and engages with the world around us.


Sheffield City Region

Working with the city region

We’re working with partners to bring cultural vibrancy, improved skills and a prosperous economy to the Sheffield City Region.

Our work in the city region
Sheffield city centre
We are international; students with flags

A global university

We are international

We’re leading on a campaign to highlight the value of international staff and students.

We are international campaign