A world-class university – a unique student experience


Shedding light on motor neuron disease

Researchers at our motor neuron disease research centre are unravelling the mystery of the most common genetic cause of motor neuron disease (MND).

How mutations affect MND

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


A beautiful mind

Dr Ian Gregory-Smith from our Department of Economics reflects on the enormous contribution US mathematician John Nash made – not only to the world of economics, but to us all.

The beautiful mind of a genius

Working with business

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

Postgraduate research at Sheffield

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