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  • Plant scientist and alumnus awarded one of biology's top prizes

    Plant scientist and alumnus awarded one of biology's top prizes

    University of Sheffield plant scientist and alumnus, Dr Matt Johnson, has been named as a winner of one of biology’s most prestigious prizes – the Society of Experimental Biology’s President’s Medals.

  • The Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey

    Destination of Leavers Survey 2015/16

    To find out more about where our graduates go, and what they go on to do, after studying we would really appreciate it if you could complete our Destination of Leavers Survey.

  • Three Sheffield alumni have been selected as finalists for the EducationUK British Council Awards

    Sheffield graduates shortlisted for international alumni award

    Three Sheffield alumni have been selected as finalists for the EducationUK British Council Awards and have been invited to attend award ceremonies in the UK Embassy of their home country.

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    Alumnus to be appointed next head of Armed Forces

    Alumnus Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach GBE, KCB, ADC, DL, is to be appointed as the new Chief of the Defence Staff.

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    Top 10 things you meant to do before graduation

    For our first Top 10 list of 2016, and in honour of last week’s graduation, today we are looking the Top 10 things you meant to do before graduation. 

  • Sheffield is International

    University of Sheffield ranked in top 100 most international universities

    The University of Sheffield has been named as one of the 100 'most international' universities by The Times Higher Education.

  • Donor Thank You Event - Celebrating Your Generosity

    The second annual Donor Celebration event was held in Firth Hall and was attended by donors, students and staff from around the University.

  • Six New Honorary Sheffield Graduates

    Six New Honorary Sheffield Graduates

    The head of the Lake District National Park, a prominent lawyer with the family and criminal courts and a senior anaesthetist and member of the Royal Society of Medicine are among six distinguished individuals being recognised with Honorary Degrees at the University’s Winter Graduation Ceremonies this week.

  • Supporting extra-curricular activities

    The Alumni Foundation understands the importance of extra-curricular activities and projects to make a Sheffield student experience the best it can be. Over the past year, donations from alumni and friends have helped to fund over £48,000 of grants to clubs and societies. These grants are really important to make all student groups open to all by enabling them to buy new equipment, host events and enter competitions. In their own words, students describe the difference that funding can make to their student experience.

  • Rewarding bright and talented students in financial need

    Last year 209 students were awarded Alumni Fund scholarships whilst beginning their studies here at Sheffield. Our scholarships provide the platform for students to push forward in pursuit of their dreams and are delighted that your donations are making this possible. Click below to read how receiving a scholarship has really changed these students’ lives.

  • Enhancing teaching and learning in academic departments

    One grant, worth £10,000 was awarded to the Department of Computer Science to support the Seeing With My Own Eyes project, for students with visual impairments. Donations from alumni and friends have helped to fund over £170,000 of improvements to our faculties and departments, ensuring that they continue to offer the best teaching and learning experience possible.

  • A growing Sheffield Alumni network in Korea

    A growing Sheffield Alumni network in Korea

    Towards the end of 2015 over 40 Sheffield alumni currently based in Korea met together for their biggest and best reunion to date.

  • Jessica Ennis-Hill third in BBC Sports Personality of the Year

    Congratulations to University of Sheffield alumna and Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill who has been voted into the top three at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards for the fourth time.

  • Ten things to do at Sheffield at Christmas

    Ten things to do at Sheffield at Christmas

    As we approach the festive season we’ve prepared another list for you, today we’ve got ten things to do at Sheffield around Christmas.

  • Working together to protect the environment and create a more sustainable world

    Working together to protect the environment and create a more sustainable world

    A world-renowned investor, environmental philanthropist, and Sheffield alumnus visited the University of Sheffield this week to see the pioneering research helping to create a more sustainable world, made possible thanks to his generous donations.