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  • Good luck to our alumni in Rio

    Tonight sees the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympics. We would like to wish everyone from Sheffield who is involved the best of luck, and introduce you to some of our competing alumni.

  • Alumni around the world celebrate University's founding

    Alumni around the world celebrate University's founding

    In May, around 700 alumni and friends of the University of Sheffield celebrated Charter Day, the anniversary of the founding of the University by Royal Charter on 31 May 1905, in our first ever global alumni event. 

  • Honorary Degree recipients summer 2016

    Honorary Graduates recognised during summer graduation 2016

    Here we have a run-down of everyone who was recognised with an honorary degree during summer graduation 2016, as well the recipient of our Distinguished Alumni Award

  • Ade Solanke Distinguished Alumni Award

    Acclaimed writer receives Distinguished Alumni Award

    Acclaimed screenwriter, playwright and Sheffield alumna Adeola ‘Ade’ Solanke was honoured during graduation last week for her achievements in the Arts and presented with the Professor Robert Boucher Distinguished Alumni Award. 

  • A moth for Amy

    University celebrates pioneering aviator

    A sculpture has been unveiled at the University of Sheffield to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the death of pioneering female aviator and Sheffield graduate, Amy Johnson.  

  • An interview with a diplomat

    We spoke to Sir Vincent Fean, a British diplomat and an alumnus and honorary graduate of the University of Sheffield. He has had a distinguished diplomatic career, spanning over 38 years in the British Diplomatic Service and recently visited the University to give a public lecture in the new Diamond building.

  • Good luck to all alumni involved in Rio 2016!

    The Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics take place this summer, and Sheffield alumni will certainly have a presence with the likes of Jessica Ennis-Hill hoping to defend her London 2012 heptathlon title.

  • Amy Johnson

    A Moth for Amy: celebrating an aviation pioneer

    This summer a festival is being held to celebrate the life of Amy Johnson, one of the most inspirational women of the twentieth century and an alumna of our University.  

  • Peak District Alphabet print competition

    SAB 36 Competition

    Enter our competition to win a Peak District Alphabet print by Alys Modrecai.  

  • The Big Walk 2016

    University walks for refugees

    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. 

  • Where are they now? Bella Qvist

    Where are they now? Bella Qvist

    Bella Qvist came to Sheffield from Stockholm in 2006, and having studied Journalism and Germanic studies at the University now calls the city her home. We asked Bella a few questions about her time at the University, her career, and how she ended up at Eurovision 2016.

  • Jeremy Grantham with his wife Hanne

    Philanthropist and alumnus honoured by Queen

    World-renowned philanthropist and University of Sheffield alumnus Jeremy Grantham has been named a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for his exceptional services to climate change research.

  • Prize for Innovative Use of Technology in Science Learning

    Prize for Innovative Use of Technology in Science Learning

    The University of Sheffield is pleased to launch the 2016 Prize for Innovative Use of Technology in Science Learning supported by Professor Sir Harold and Lady Margaret Kroto and the Jacobs Foundation.

  • One Day Challenge

    The Big Walk nominated for Heist Award

    The Big Walk 2015 has been shortlisted for Best Alumni, Development or Fundraising Initiative at the Heist Awards for marketing in higher education. 

  • University celebrates the contribution of Alumni Volunteers

    Celebrating our Alumni Volunteers

    To coincide with National Volunteering Week we wanted to take the opportunity to thank all our alumni who give their time to support the University and our students.