Information for parents

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For parents

Applying To Sheffield

Applying to university can be a daunting prospect, but there is plenty of help and advice available to you.

Advice on applying to Sheffield

Our relationship with you

There are major differences between your relationship with the University and the one you had with schools.

Fees and funding

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

Firth Court

While your son or daughter is at Sheffield

Your son or daughter is in safe hands at The University of Sheffield. You’ll find answers to any questions you may have.

Questions about attending Sheffield

Life in Sheffield

Sheffield is the best place for students to live in the UK, and offers all the advantages of living in a large and vibrant city, that is both safe and affordable.

Thing to do in Sheffield

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

Sheffield graduates are an asset to any employer. We help students work out what they want to do and how to get there.

Careers services