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  • Student Employee of the Year award

    Nominate a Sheffield student for Student Employee of the Year 2016

    If you have any students working for you as a part-time member of staff, please consider nominating them for the Student Employee of the Year Award 2016. 

  • University of Sheffield reaffirms its position as a world top 100 university

    Sheffield places highly in top university rankings

    Since the start of 2016 several important university rankings have been released, and Sheffield has been placed highly in no less than four major rankings, being named one of the best for student experience, one of the most international, and placing highly for our research and teaching.

  • Sheffield Alphabet Print

    SAB 35 Competition

    Enter our quarterly competition, this time to win a Sheffield Alphabet print by Alys Modrecai. 

  • Study identifies racial bias in US court sentencing decisions

    Study identifies racial bias in US court sentencing decisions

    Petty criminals who are black are more likely to be jailed than their white counterparts, and serve longer sentences for low severity crimes, according to new research. 

  • Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein’s prediction

    Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein’s prediction

    For the first time, a team of scientists, including physicists from the University of Sheffield, have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from the collision of to black holes in the distant universe. 

  • Alumnae take to their bikes for 16,000km journey

    Alumnae take to their bikes for 16,000km journey

    In early February two Sheffield alumnae arrived in Hong Kong, completing a 16,000km journey, 299 days after they set off cycling from Buckingham Palace the previous April.

  • Where are they now? Dr Tony Lewis

    Where are they now? Dr Tony Lewis

    For our latest alumni profile we spoke to Maths alumnus Dr Tony Lewis about his time at Sheffield, his passion for sport, and how he created the influential Duckworth-Lewis method for helping establish the outcomes of cricket matches. 

  • Ten inspirational female alumni

    Celebrating International Women's Day

    Tuesday 8th March marks International Women's Day 2016. To celebrate, we've profiled ten inspirational Sheffield alumnae who have achieved outstanding success in a wide variety of fields.

  • Lord Jim O'Neill

    Northern Powerhouse champion returns to the University of Sheffield

    Commercial Secretary to the Treasury Lord Jim O’Neill returned to Sheffield to deliver the 11th Roberts Lecture ahead of the Northern Powerhouse conference in Manchester.

  • £1 million for 100 postgraduate scholarships

    University offers 100 postgraduate scholarships worth a total of £1 million

    The University of Sheffield is offering 100 scholarships worth a total of £1 million, in part thanks to alumni donations, to ensure talented students from all backgrounds have access to postgraduate study and the top professions.

  • Sheffield alumni winning awards at the top of their fields

    Successful twin events in support of Richard Pover memorial fund

    In 2015 a scholarship fund was established by the parents of Richard Pover, a Mechanical Engineering alumnus, and thanks to their most recent event they have now raised over £17,500. 

  • University of Sheffield named among best places to work in UK

    University of Sheffield named among best places to work in UK

    The University of Sheffield has been named as one of the best places, and the only university on the list, to work in the UK, according to a leading workplace happiness ranking published by the Sunday Times.

  • Top 10 nights out

    Top 10 Sheffield Nights Out

    We’re back with another Top 10 list, this time we’re talking about the best nights out to be had at Sheffield Students’ Union, as well as a couple of honourable mentions from the rest of the city.

  • Our Students' Journey

    New graduates competition

    New graduates, enter our competition to win a special University of Sheffield print. 

  • One Day Challenge

    The Big Walk raises £86,000 for lung disease research

    Last September Sheffield alumni, staff and students helped raise a fantastic £86,000 in support of The Big Walk for lung disease research, from over 2,400 individual donations.