A world-class university – a unique student experience

Students' Union and Firth Court
Students' Union and Firth Court

Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017

An extraordinary student experience

We’re the number one university in the Russell Group for student experience.


Our Students’ Union came top for the ninth year running.

No.1 in the Russell Group

Undergraduate study

Inspirational teaching

Sheffield academics are experts in their chosen fields – and they all care deeply about teaching. Find out how we teach and what it means for you.

World-class teaching

A world top 100 university

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

Undergraduate law students

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

Bladder cancer research

Pioneering trial will assess treatment options

We’re leading on a clinical trial that will help bladder cancer patients make a life-changing decision about which treatment to choose.

Trial compares treatments
Bladder illustration

Our learning and teaching

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

Get to know some of our inspirational lecturers

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