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Residence Life is here to enhance your accommodation experience, living with us means being part of the largest student community in Sheffield and you’ll have access to a wealth of opportunities, some of which we’ve listed below:

  • Over 1000 Resident-only events and activities each year
  • A dedicated Residence Life Mentor to help support you
  • Weekly fitness classes
  • Potential opportunities for development and paid work

Take a look at some of the events we've hosted this year in our image gallery below:

Take a look at the dedicated Residence Life website to keep up to date with all the events and book your place!

Visit the Residence Life website now

Living and Learning: Events, Sports and Activities

In partnership with the University Student Support Services, the Students’ Union and Sport Sheffield, Residence Life is designed to support your wellbeing and enhance your residential experience.

Our Residence Life team is one of the leading and award-winning student residential support services in the country. We are proud to create an environment for students where students can make friends and learn new skills. 

When you live in University accommodation, there’s always something to get involved with. Residence Life offers a wide range of tailor-made activities, events, sports, fundraising and volunteering opportunities, life-skills sessions and information and awareness campaigns.

Every week you'll have lots of opportunities to meet new people and try new things, from five-a-side football, dance lessons and weekly fitness classes to music lessons, film nights and cultural celebrations.

Only students living in University accommodation have access to our broad range of exclusive activities and opportunities.

Looking for the latest updates on our events? Follow us on Instagram to see more from our amazing events 

@residence_life


Residence Life Mentors

Residence Life Mentors are experienced students who live in the same residences. They are ready to support you during your time in University accommodation. They can help with emotional issues, academic worries, disagreements among flatmates, or if you just need someone to talk to. If they can’t help or don’t know the answer, they’ll signpost you to someone who can.

Read about what it's like to be a Residence Life Mentor 

Contact us

Email: residentsupport@sheffield.ac.uk

Phone: 0114 222 8800, 6:30pm-12midnight (ask for a Residence Life Mentor visit)

Phone: 0114 222 4085, after 12midnight (Security will pass concerns on to Residence Life)

Residence Life Mentor Drop-Ins

Endcliffe Drop-in 9:00pm - 11:00pm in person at The Edge Hub Room or virtually https://meet.google.com/zoo-vuap-vrs

Ranmoor Drop-in 9:00pm - 11:00pm in person at The Ridge Common Room or virtually https://meet.google.com/zoo-vuap-vrs

City Drop-in 9:00pm - 11:00pm in person at Allen Court Common Room (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday) or St Vincent's Common Room (Wednesday and Saturday) or virtually https://meet.google.com/zkw-oumj-iwx

Postgraduate Office Hours 8:00pm - 10:00pm in person at Allen Court Common Room and The Ridge Common Room or virtually https://meet.google.com/nhf-wvhb-wop