A world-class university – a unique student experience


Insects are affected by climate change

Our scientists have discovered insects are already feeling the effects of climate change. A rise in temperature is shown to damage their ability to reproduce.

Study on fruit flies
Fruit fly

A world top-100 university

We’re known for the excellence, impact and distinctiveness of our research-led learning and teaching.

Equality and diversity

Top 100 ranking for LGBT equality

Our continued commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion has been recognised with the University being ranked in Stonewall’s top 100 employers for the fourth year running.

Workplace Equality Index 2017
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An introduction to postgraduate research

Our learning and teaching

Our teaching is delivered by experts, shaped by students and engages with the world around us.

Firth Court building

Undergraduate study

Experience the best

Your time as a student at the University of Sheffield is unique. You’ll get a high-quality education from a world top-100 university and enjoy one of the best student experiences in the UK.

Undergraduate courses

Sheffield City Region

Working with the city region

We’re working with partners to bring cultural vibrancy, improved skills and a prosperous economy to the Sheffield City Region.

Our work in the city region
Sheffield city centre
We are international; students with flags

A global university

We are international

We’re leading on a campaign to highlight the value of international staff and students.

We are international campaign