Some help and pointers to help you with student life around the department.
Much of the information will be in the Undergraduate Student Handbooks, but if you're looking for something quickly, try here first.
Undergraduate Student Handbook
The Undergraduate Handbook is available to download using the links on the right.
Skills & Careers
All our courses are designed with your future careers in mind; here are a few additional ways we can help you
Designed to help you use your experience gained from work to demonstrate to future employers that you have the necessary skills to perform in the workplace
Can help develop valuable skills and experience that will impress future employers
Gives you the opportunity to take a one year work placement as part of your degree
Brings an extra dimension to your qualifications when you graduate, substantially boosting your employment prospects
Visit our Careers section for more information
Erasmus and Study Abroad
Erasmus is the European Commission's exchange programme enabling you to study for part of your degree in another European country. It's a great opportunity to spend a semester in another European country, and have it count towards your Sheffield degree.
Study Abroad allows you to study in universities worldwide. This is normally your second year, and the courses taken abroad count towards your degree in Sheffield.
We currently have links to universities in the United States, Canada, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong.
If you think that you're interested in spending some time studying for your degree abroad contact Cathy Humphreys, Learning & Teaching Officer in the Departmental Office.
Students Services Information Desk
SSID is a one-stop shop for student services.
If you need course information, Exam details, if things aren't going right, have money worries, or you just need a form or dates for your diary, SSID can help.
Staff-Student Committee and GeogSoc
The Staff–Student Committee is your opportunity to have your views heard in the Department. Your student representatives attend regular meetings with Department staff where they raise questions and make suggestions for how to improve your experience of the Department.
You can find the Committee Minutes on MOLE.
GeogSoc was awarded Best Society at the University in 2012. With over 500 members, it's here for the benefit of the students to help ensure that everyone has an amazing time whilst studying in Sheffield.