Resources for staff and students

The faculty is committed to creating an inclusive and supportive environment for students and staff.


Gender and LGBT+


Whether you are a current or a prospective student, find out how the Faculty aims to foster a gender-inclusive learning environment.

Student support for LGBT+

LGBT+ students studying abroad

The LGBT+ society

LGBT+ accommodation


The University is committed to progressing gender equality and LGBT+ equality and inclusion.

Gender equality

LGBT+ equality

Race equality


Discover how the faculty aims to create a learning and teaching environment that values the diverse experience of students from range of cultural, ethnic and racial backgrounds.

Race equality strategy and action plan

Portraits of Racial Diversity

BAME students committee

African affairs network

British Asian society


Find out how staff can get involved in supporting race equality in the University and actions specifically related to improving the experience of staff members from BAME communities.

Inclusion at Sheffield

Disabilities and inclusion


Discover how are creating an inclusive academic environment for students with disabilities including students living with mental health conditions.

Mental health

Unseen disabilities

Disability and Dyslexia Support Service (DDSS)

Short-term absence, self-certification and extenuating circumstances


The University supports disabled staff and seeks to create an inclusive working environment that values the dignity and contribution of all its employees.

Staff and disability network

Widening participation

The faculty works to ensure that students from underrepresented backgrounds achieve their full potential at university.

This includes support for students from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds, first in the family to attend university, young adult carers and care leavers.


Discover your future (first generation)

Estranged students

Access to higher education

Religion and belief

We believe that the variety of religious beliefs and practices among staff and students enrich and make a positive difference to life at the University.


Chaplaincy for students

Student faith societies


Chaplaincy for staff

A global reputation

Sheffield is a research university with a global reputation for excellence. We're a member of the Russell Group: one of the 24 leading UK universities for research and teaching.