Information for parents

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For parents

An insight into student life

Your son or daughter is in safe hands at the University of Sheffield. On these pages you’ll find answers to some of the questions you may have during your child’s time away.

What parents can expect

Home from home

Our Student Villages offer great value accommodation in some of the city’s most sought-after locations.

Fees and funding

All you need to know about tuition fees, accommodation, bursaries and more.

Firth Court

Welcome to Sheffield

Our University

Your son or daughter has chosen well. We’re a world top-100 university and Sheffield is safe and affordable for students.

Life in Sheffield


Hear from other parents and students

You needn’t feel anxious about your child going to university. Hear other parents’ experiences and find out why they think Sheffield is a great place to study and live.

Read parent and student experiences

Support services

A supportive environment

We have a large number of experienced support teams who can help with a range of issues; from health and wellbeing to faith, housing and finances.

We're here to help


A bright future

Employers value our graduates. We help students work out what they want to do and how to get there.

Careers services