A world-class university – a unique student experience


Speciation is not all about good looks

An attractive scent is just as important as good looks when it comes to choosing a mate – at least among stick insect populations.

How new species form
Stick insect

A world top 100 university

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

A global university for partnerships and research

Social Accountability

What makes a good doctor?

Our medical students are improving people’s health and wellbeing as part of an initiative unique to Sheffield. Students also learn more about being an accountable health professional.

Social accountability project
Medical student Ellen Battye

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