Baha'i chaplaincy

Our Bahá'í Adviser is here to support students who follow the Bahá'í faith, or who are interested in finding out more. There are over 7000 Bahá'ís in the UK.


About the Bahá'í faith

What is the Bahá'í faith? What do Bahá'ís believe? Find out more on the UK Bahá'í website.

UK Bahá'í Community Website

Bahá'í adviser: Sahar Koohbor

Sahar Koohbor is a baha'i member who studied BA of Architecture at BIHE(Baha'i Institute for Higher Education) in Iran. BIHE is an underground university for baha'i youth who are deprived of going to governmental university because of their faith. She also enrolled in an MA of Urban Design at the University of Sheffield.
She will be happy to meet anyone who is interested to talk about Baha'i faith and spirituality in general.  Her field of interests are art, architecture, urban, feminism, books and movies. She is keen on any other topics to discuss and happy to learn new things.


Telephone: 07309 920292

Events & Activities

Sociable Devotional

Join us on Tuesday 7th February at 5.00pm for our open space devotional where we can share prayers and quotations on a different topic every time.  The theme this week is equality.  

Gathering Space, BNBR Life Centre, LG Floor, Octagon Centre

Spiritual assembly

Information about how to get in contact with the Spiritual Assembly in Sheffield.

Please note that these listings provide information for staff and students at the University of Sheffield. The inclusion of any group or association within these listings does not represent an endorsement of its views or practices by the University of Sheffield.

Address: Various venues

Telephone: +44 114 267 0400

Contact: Sandra Agahi


Activities are arranged on a nineteen day cycle. Please phone for further details.

University of Sheffield Bahá'í Society

The Bahá'í student society exists to promote the study of the Bahá'í writings and their application to contemporary issues

A world-class university – a unique student experience

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.