BNBR Life Centre for students

The BNBR Life Centre at the University of Sheffield is here for students of any faith, any religion, or none. We support your student journey, from open day to graduation.


Listening support from the BNBR Life Centre

The BNBR Life Centre offers a non-judgemental listening ear service, via a one to one conversation appointment.

If you want listening support, you can book in by emailing , appointments are usually available within 3 to 5 days of requesting.

If you want to drop in and see a chaplain, there is usually someone around between 10am - 2pm Monday to Thursday during semester times.  

BNBR Life Centre facilities on campus

The BNBR Life Centre spaces are open 9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Friday during semesters and vacation times. 

Facilities, including a room for prayer, worship, quiet reflection and meditation, are available to all members of the University. There is also a Social Space for with tea and coffee available.

Student Faith Societies (registered with the Union of Students) are welcome to book our Gathering and Activities Spaces for meetings and workshops.

Muslim Prayer Rooms are situated in the Students’ Union and nearby the Information Commons, Diamond , George Porter, Firth Court, and inside the AMRC.  Please see here for more information.

Where to find us

The Octagon Centre
Western Bank
Sheffield S10 2TQ

Phone: +44 114 222 8923

Our inclusions policy

The BNBR Life Centre is committed to treating everyone equally.

See the policy

Societies for your religion or belief

Visit our Students' Union site to see all of our religion and belief societies.

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Life in Sheffield

Sheffield is the sixth largest city in the UK and has a strong sense of community. The University of Sheffield is rightly proud of its place at the heart of the city of Sheffield, and the BNBR Life Centre seeks to be a part of that.

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Current students

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