Chaplaincy for students

The Chaplaincy 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 Chaplaincy

The Chaplaincy 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.

Chaplaincy facilities on campus

The Chaplaincy Centre is open 9.30am-5pm Monday to Friday during semesters.

Facilities, including a room for prayer, worship, quiet reflection and meditation, are available to all members of the University. There is also a Common Room for meetings and individuals, with tea and coffe available.

Student Faith Societies (registered with the Union of Students) are welcome to book these facilities 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 Chaplaincy 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.

Find a society

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 Chaplaincy Centre seeks to be a part of that.

Find out what it's like to live in Sheffield

The Chaplaincy and PXI - Parson Cross Initiative

The Chaplaincy is proud to be a donation point for the PXI independent foodbank, but PXI is so much more than that.

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