VC with Vice Premier Liu

China and the UK are tackling issues such as sustainable energy, climate change, and how to develop our cities and care for the elderly as populations shift. Individuals, universities and companies who work together can and will make a better and more prosperous society for all our people.

The University of Sheffield is building meaningful relationships with partners in China. We’re working collaboratively to address these major global challenges.



Happy Lunar New Year

Happy Lunar New Year to all our students, staff, alumni and friends! It’s amazing to see all nationalities across the globe celebrating the festival. Here at the University of Sheffield, our students spread the festive spirit by gifting traditional mandarin oranges and red packages to mark the Year of the Fire Rooster.

Keith Burnett and Zhen Huang


University signs agreement for student exchanges with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

The University of Sheffield has signed an agreement with Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China which will pave the way for student exchanges between the two institutions.



Breaking the language barrier: cognitive linguistics in China

An academic from the University of Sheffield and one of the new generation of cognitive linguists, visits China to share knowledge and expertise with Chinese colleagues.



Chinese honour for University of Sheffield Vice-Chancellor

University of Sheffield Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Keith Burnett has been awarded an Individual Performance Excellence award by the People’s Republic of China.



Forging global links in the laboratory

In July 2016, Dr Julie Hyde from our Department of Chemistry took three of her undergraduate students to China to take part in one of China's biggest science tournaments. Julie shared her account of the trip.



University of Sheffield makes advanced manufacturing links to China's space programme

Our Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre has signed an agreement to launch a new joint research institute with the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology.



Chinese and UK culture celebrated in art exhibition

Traditional Chinese brush painting, intricate calligraphy and stunning photography will go on display during a showcase of Chinese and UK culture at the University of Sheffield between Tuesday 18 October and Friday 21 October 2016.

A global university

We Are International: our campaign highlighting the value of international staff and students.