A world-class university – a unique student experience

Climate change research

Global warming and extreme weather link

Our researchers have discovered new evidence linking Arctic warming with severe weather in countries including the UK and US.

New study on climate change
Image courtesy of the British Antarctic Survey

A world top-100 university

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

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

UK election comment

'If this exit poll is right … I will publicly eat my hat'

Charles Pattie and Todd Hartman from our Sheffield Methods Institute reflect on why most polls got the 2015 election result so wrong.

The dark night of the polls
Polling station sign

This is our home. It's a special place

Find out why Sheffield is such a great place to live and study.

For business

Finding solutions together

We believe that by working with businesses we can find novel solutions to real-world problems. In our experience, these partnerships lead to world-class research and commercial success.

How we work with business
Researcher at the AMRC with Boeing

Improving the lives of Burmese working elephants


A global university

We are international

We’re leading on a new social media campaign to highlight the value of international staff and students. Our Vice-Chancellor has also commented on attracting world-class talent from China.

We are international campaign