Our expertise and passion is helping shape a culturally and economically vibrant city.
We're part of key organisations across the city who work together to make Sheffield an even better place to live, work, study and play.
Our research is transforming the region
We're working in partnership to drive innovation, productivity and growth across the region. Our Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District will be a centre for UK advanced manufacturing research excellence.Shaping the Sheffield City Region economy>
A university founded for the people
The University of Sheffield belongs to you. It exists today because the people of Sheffield made it happen. In 1904, all the working people of the city donated a penny to help found the University.A civic university>
City engagement and vibrancy
We're working with leading arts and heritage organisations as part of Sheffield Culture Consortium to highlight the cultural assets of the city through initiatives like Our Favourite Places. We've also commissioned a series of cultural reports exploring the city's music, classical music, digital, art and beer sectorsOur Favourite Places cultural guide> Sheffield Culture Consortium> City report series>
Shaping the Sheffield City Region economy
We're working in partnership with organisations across the region to drive innovation, productivity and growth. Our translational research centres, led by industry, are bridging the gap between industry needs and academic research in order to boost the region’s economy.Shaping the Sheffield City Region's economy > Partnering with Siemens > MD Club networking opportunities>
The green environment
Our Department of Landscape is involved with inspiring projects to renew treasured areas of Sheffield to make them even more vibrant, accessible and green.Love Square development> From grey to green in the riverside district and Castlegate> Department of Landscape news>
Off the Shelf
We help bring some of the big names in literature to the city for Sheffield's annual festival of words.
Our Public Engagement team helps academic staff across the University find creative and collaborative ways to engage the public with their research.
Raising aspirations in schools
Our outreach schemes create a close working relationship between schools, colleges and the University.