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Machines can learn by observing

Our swarm robots discovery could lead to advances in the world of technology – with machines able to predict, among other things, human behaviour.

The Turing test
Swarm robots

From Malaysia to Sheffield: Peggy's story

A world top-100 university

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

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

Inspirational alumni

Graduate helps create Brighton's i360 tower

Sheffield alumnus Dr John Roberts is part of the team behind two of the UK’s biggest visitor attractions: the London Eye and Brighton’s new observation tower, the i360.

World’s most slender tower
Brighton observation tower the i360. Photo: British Airways i360/Visual Air

Working with business

Our business partnerships help solve real-world problems and bring commercial success.

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