New! East Asian Students Facebook and East Asia blog

Like us on Facebook to keep in touch and find out more about the University of Sheffield.

You can also now read our East Asia blog written by our International Office Ambassadors from East Asian countries. The blog is now launched for 2015 and we look forward to sharing with you our current students' insider knowledge of what it's like to live and study in Sheffield!


Our Relationship with JapanJapan flag

We have been welcoming students from Japan for many years and the first student graduated from us in 1971.

There are currently around 50 registered Japanese students in Sheffield and many more who come for Study Abroad or Exchange programmes. We have partnerships with over 20 top Universities in Japan which include:

• Kyoto University
• The University of Tokyo
• Waseda University

Contact us

Find out more about our current students via the blogs and connect with other students on Facebook.

Web chats

Details of any upcoming web chats will be posted on our International Office web chats pages.

International Office – here to help!

If you are unable to find the information you require on these country specific pages, please do contact the Japan Team: Send a question to the Japan Team

We also have a team of fantastic International Office Ambassadors (IOAs) who are current students at the University and can be contacted for advice on life in Sheffield. Email our IOA for Japan.

Japan pre-departure briefing for 2015 entry

The University of Sheffield has a pre-departure briefing presentation for students joining us in 2015. We have also recently held a pre-departure web chat and you may find the transcript useful when preparing to come to Sheffield.