A world-class university – a unique student experience



Professor Sir Harry Kroto, FRS

Nobel Prize winning chemist, alumnus, honorary graduate and firm friend of the University.

Professor Sir Harry Kroto 1939-2016


Extreme weather linked to Greenland

Climate change and extreme weather – including unusually wet summers in the UK – are linked to high pressure weather systems over Greenland.

Warm air over Greenland
High pressure weather systems over Greenland. Credit: University of Plymouth/Helen Nance/Len Wood

A world top-100 university

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

Crook Public Service Fellowships

Work with our academics

Professionals working in public policy are invited to spend time collaborating with our academics on pressing challenges in housing. Apply for a Crook Public Service Fellowship.

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Innovation at our Nuclear AMRC

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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

For business: recruit our graduates

Get in touch to find out how you can recruit the best talent for your business.

The University and the city

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
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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