A world-class university – a unique student experience



Professor Sir Harry Kroto, FRS

Nobel Prize winning chemist, alumnus, honorary graduate and firm friend of the University.

Professor Sir Harry Kroto 1939-2016

N8 Research Partnership

The key to excellent research

By working together, academics and communities can produce research that improves lives. A report launched at the University explores the benefits of co-production.

N8 report on co-production
Postgraduate researchers

A world top-100 university

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

Vice-Chancellor comment

A focus on quality

As the Sutton Trust warns that the cost of a UK degree is now twice that of the US, Professor Sir Keith Burnett argues the importance of education which opens opportunity, not shuts it down.

Why go to university?
Trainer and apprentice

Innovation at our Nuclear AMRC

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

For business: recruit our graduates

Get in touch to find out how you can recruit the best talent for your business.

The University and the city

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