A world-class university – a unique student experience

Sustainable energy

Powering India

Our Energy 2050 experts are working with tribal people in West Bengal to develop a sustainable energy system based on energy from waste biomass and a novel solar photovoltaic technology.

A sustainable electricity source
Community in India: Energy 2050 project

Grantham: a bright future for our planet

A world top-100 university

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


Scholarship and courage

Courage and openness are at the core of our University, says our Vice-Chancellor.

Sir Keith Burnett comments
Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir Keith Burnett
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

Joint statement on green paper

Our Vice-Chancellor and Students’ Union president discuss how to ensure the best teaching and learning.

The University and the city

A better place to live, work and visit

We’re working with partners and friends in Sheffield to help shape a culturally and economically vibrant city.

How we're transforming the city
Sheffield city centre

A global university

We are international

We’re leading on a social media campaign to highlight the value of international staff and students. Our Vice-Chancellor has also commented on the importance of international students.

We are international campaign