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  • Walk for Refugees supports Sheffield as a City of Sactuary

    Asylum seeker students find sanctuary in Sheffield thanks to the Big Walk

    Six new students who are asylum seekers from around the world have found sanctuary in Sheffield this year, thanks to scholarships provided by the University of Sheffield. 

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    Alumni author sees series return to the big screen

    Lee Child is the worldwide best-selling author behind the Jack Reacher series, which has just seen the premiere of its second big screen adaptation featuring Tom Cruise. But did you know that Lee is also a graduate of Sheffield, and an ardent supporter of the University. 

  • Alumni Volunteers Conference 2016

    Alumni Volunteers welcomed back to continue their own development

    Earlier this month we hosted our first ever Alumni Volunteering Conference, giving alumni the chance to continue their own personal development and support them in their volunteering roles. 

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    Alumna steps into the comedy arena

    In a daring leap outside her comfort zone, Chris Sexton, alumna and director of our computing service CiCS, will be performing a comedy routine at Sheffield City Hall to raise money for charity. 

  • Volunteer Awards and Thank You Event 2016

    An evening of celebration and thanks for our Alumni Volunteers

    On Thursday 6 October, the University held its third annual Alumni Volunteers Thank You Event and Awards, to recognise and celebrate our alumni who choose to give their time to improve the lives and boost the prospects of our students. 

  • Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to former Sheffield scientist and Honorary Graduate

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 has been awarded to a former University of Sheffield lecturer and Honorary Graduate Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart. 

  • Nikki Koudis runs half marathon for bladder cancer research

    Nikki Koudis runs half marathon for Bladder Cancer research

    Friend of the University Nikki Koudis took part in her first half marathon in April 2016, raising funds for Bladder Cancer research at the University of Sheffield. 

  • Kerry Hart boxes for SITraN

    Kerry Hart boxes for SITraN

    Earlier in 2016 we heard that Kerry Hart was fundraising for the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience in memory of a lady who had died a year before from Motor Neurone Disease. 

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    Experiencing the world with a study abroad scholarship

    Sheffield is proud to be a truly international university. Ranked in the top 100 most international universities by The Times Higher Education, we value international students who come to study at Sheffield, and we also value the positive impact that spending part of a degree in another country can have on a student and on society.

  • SITraN

    Leading the way in improving patients’ lives

    SITraN (Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience) is a world-leading centre for research into Motor Neurone Disease, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease.

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    Made in Sheffield: Congratulations to our medal-winning alumni!

    Congratulations to Sheffield alumni Hollie Webb, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Bryony Page and Nick Beighton who came home with a gold, two silvers and a bronze medal respectively from the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

  • James Grace runs ultra-marathon for neuroscience

    James Grace runs ultra-marathon for neuroscience research

    Earlier this year, friend of the University James Grace completed the Apocalypse Ultra 50 Marathon to raise funds for SITraN. 

  • Anna Hughes runs for Molar Pregnancy research

    Anna Hughes runs for Molar Pregnancy research

    In May 2016 Anna Hughes took part in the Great North Run to raise money for the University's research into Gestational Trophoblastic Disease.

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    Raising funds for refugee and at-risk academics and students

    This year Sheffield is showing its support for refugees. Sheffield is a City of Sanctuary, and the University is committed to doing its part to help keep safe students and academics who are at risk of harm in their home countries. Thanks to your support we have been able to raise over £50,000 towards this cause.

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    Meet your postgraduate scholars

    Generous donations from alumni and friends of the University have this year given 36 students the life-changing opportunity to undertake a postgraduate degree at Sheffield. We spoke to two talented students who are beginning their new courses this year thanks to the postgraduate scholarships that you have helped to provide.