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  • Meeting Sheffield alumni in Kosovo

    Visiting the University’s sixth Faculty

    While most of Sheffield’s teaching takes place within sight of the Arts Tower, or on the edge of the city at the AMRC, there is one Faculty which is considerably further afield. This is our International Faculty, the City College, which is based in Thessaloniki, Greece’s second city. 

  • Sheffield at the COP22 Marrakech Climate Conference

    Sheffield delegation joins sustainability leaders in Marrakech UN Climate Change Conference

    Leading academics from the Sheffield joined world leaders in Marrakech for the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP22). The meeting followed last year’s conference in Paris and focused on agreeing action in order to achieve the historic deal to prevent global temperatures rising more than 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels.

  • Sheffield University Hockey Club

    Sheffield alumni come to the aid of University Hockey Club

    Sheffield alumni came to the rescue at the end of September to help rebuild the University Hockey Club after they lost much of their equipment in a fire on the way home from a match. 

  • The Vice-Chancellor meeting alumni in India

    Vice-Chancellor joins Government delegation to India

    The University of Sheffield’s Vice-Chancellor highlighted the rich benefits international students bring to the UK at a high-profile event in India.

  • Colin Higgins

    Where are they now? Colin Higgins

    For our latest profile we spoke to Chemistry alumnus Colin Higgins about his time at Sheffield, studying and socialising in the early nineties, how he went on to end up sleeping under the stars with lemurs, and how he is fighting back against a devastating condition to regain his independence. 

  • Joe Scarborough’s painting of ‘The Big Walk’ completes its journey

    Joe Scarborough’s painting of ‘The Big Walk’ completes its journey

    October 2015 - the idea for a painting was born. Jane Riberzani, a former member of staff at the University’s English Language Teaching Centre, had sadly died of a lung disease in 2014 and her family were keen to honour her memory by making a donation to the University and to commission a piece of artwork. 

  • Have multiple generations of your family come to Sheffield?

    Have multiple generations of your family come to Sheffield?

    We are preparing a feature about families where multiple generations have all come to study at Sheffield and we are looking for your help. We’d like to speak to anyone with two, three or even more generations of Sheffield students in their family.  

  • Peak District Alphabet print competition

    Sheffield Alumni Bulletin 38 - Competiton

    Enter our quarterly competition to win a Peak District Alphabet print. 

  • The new fanfare composed for the installation of our new Chancellor

    Composition prize recognises students' fanfare for Chancellor

    For last year’s installation of our new Chancellor a special fanfare was composed by music student Emily Compton, and performed during the ceremony by Emily and other musicians from the University. The piece titled ‘Fanfare for the New Chancellor of Sheffield University’ was recently recognised by the Eileen Sellar’s Composition Prize.  

  • Staff and students raise funds for International Development projects in Africa

    Staff and students raise funds for International Development projects in Africa

    News of two great International Development projects in Africa which have been supported by funds raised by staff and students from the University. 

  • Running and parachute jumping in memory of Chris Shawe

    Running and parachute jumping in memory of Chris Shawe

    In memory of her brother-in-law Joanne Rotondo recently took to the skies to complete a parachute jump, raising funds for the Chris Shawe Scholarship Fund to sponsor postgraduate students in biomedical science at the University.

  • Fundraising quiz raises £1,200 for SITraN

    Fundraising quiz raises £1,200 for SITraN

    We were recently contacted by fundraiser Gemma Wilson, who was interested in donating funds to SITraN following her friend Gemma Middleton’s diagnosis of Motor Neurone Disease earlier this year at the age of only 29. 

  • iGEM Sheffield

    Sheffield students win gold for tool to help combat antibiotic resistance

    Students from the University of Sheffield are building a device capable of quickly diagnosing bacterial infections, which could help doctors improve the way they prescribe treatment for patients. 

  • Materials alumnus appointed Chief Executive at Sir Henry Royce Institute

    The Sir Henry Royce Institute for Advanced Materials has appointed a leading Sheffield Materials scientist and engineer as Chief Executive. 

  • Spooky Sheffield Halloween Tales

    Spooky Sheffield Halloween Tales

    In the spirit of Halloween we have reached out across the University and summoned up a collection of stories about spooky goings on at the University.