Physics and astronomy research
The secrets of the universe unlocked
Our physicists are part of a global group of scientists who together have detected gravitational waves, confirming Einstein’s 100-year-old prediction.
Technical workforce training
UK’s first national technicians centre
We’ve launched a national centre to attract and retain university technicians, and address a massive skills shortage.
Postgraduate taught scholarships and loans
We’ve put aside £1 million to fund talented new postgraduate students in 2016.
National Student Survey 2016
We care what our students think
To help us understand what we’ve done well and where we can do better, we’re inviting final year undergraduates to take part in the 2016 National Student Survey.
Honeybees at risk from virus spread by humans
A major virus that is threatening honeybees is being spread by the transportation of bees for crop pollination, our scientists have discovered.
Choose Sheffield for your postgraduate degree
A world top-100 university
We’re known for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of our research-led learning and teaching.
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.
How will we live in a world of 10 billion?
Explore global issues such as a growing world population, and showcase yourself to prospective employers as part of our Achieve More programme.
Working with business
Our business partnerships help solve real-world problems and bring commercial success.
The University and the city
Transforming the campus
We’re transforming the public spaces around our campus to create the best possible environment for our students, staff and people in the city.
A global university
Chinese new year 2016
We talk to people across the University who celebrate Chinese new year, and ask them what the festival means to them.