We are international

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#WeAreInternational campaign

We are international

We value international students and are passionate about ensuring that their contribution to our economy and culture is recognised.


That’s why we launched our We are international campaign. So far, over 100 universities, education institutions and international organisations have backed it.

Our campaign: the story so far

Our global community

A university with a global reach

Based in the heart of the UK, we’ve been changing lives around the world for over 100 years and are home to a global community of staff and students.

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International perspective

From Mayalsia to Sheffield

Peggy Lim, our International Students’ Officer, tells her story.

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Peggy Lim


Welcoming international students

We’re bringing together people across the city to show the positive cultural and economic impact international students bring to Sheffield.

Sheffield: a global city
Students' Union leaders receiving the Sheffield statement

We are international

One of the 100 most international universities

The Times Higher rankings recognise our global outlook.

We Are International: Arshi and Angesh reflect on their time in Sheffield

A celebration of our international community

Explore how we celebrated our first-ever Charter Day with over 35 events around the world, marking 111 years since the University was founded by Royal Charter in 1905.

Attracting world-class talent from China

How I became a refugee: Abdi-Aziz Suleiman