We're a dynamic and vibrant international community of geographers, committed to tackling some of the biggest issues in our changing world.

Open days 2015

Join us at one of our open days to meet staff, students and find out more about our courses

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UK NERC Arctic Science Conference 2015

In September 2015 the University of Sheffield will be hosting the 3 day NERC biannual Arctic Conference with Professor Grant Bigg chairing

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Can Arctic warming cause severe weather in the UK?

New evidence has linked Arctic warming with severe weather in countries including the UK and US

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Study with us

Our courses allow you the freedom and flexibility to discover and understand our world. You'll be taught by leading academics that are specialists in their fields.

Geography courses (BA & BSc)> Environmental Science (BSc & MEnvSci)> Taught masters study>

World-class research

We are at the forefront of human and physical geography research with our internationally excellent and world-leading contribution been recognised in the results of REF 2014.

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Collaborations and partnerships

Working collaboratively with governmental agencies, policy makers, think tanks, charities, NGO’s and businesses across the globe we are committed to tackling some of the biggest social and environmental issues and problems.

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