Prospective Students

prospective students

Why study at Sheffield?

Studying at the University of Sheffield has lots of benefits – world-class teaching, a students’ union often voted best in the UK and a friendly city with all the shops, clubs and green spaces you could need.

Our graduates progress on to a vast range of graduate careers in the UK and across the globe, with employers ranging from small businesses and charities to major multinational companies and governmental or other public bodies.

Careers Service support

If you choose to come to the University of Sheffield, you will have the benefit of a top quality, innovative Careers Service staffed by experts who listen to our students and respond to their needs.

We can help you with your career journey, from deciding what you want to do - to getting your ideal job at the end of your studies.

Experience US

If you study at Sheffield, you’ll have access to hundreds of opportunities to make your university experience unforgettable. Along with the activities listed on our webpages, you have the chance to earn additional money, make new friends, gain valuable skills and even help the local community.

Our careers staff can help with everything from part-time jobs, to summer internships and longer placements to gain a foothold in your chosen career. 

Lloyds Scholars programme

The Lloyds Scholars is an award winning programme coordinated in conjunction with the University of Sheffield and Lloyds Banking Group, giving students from lower income households financial support, paid internships and the opportunity to develop their employability skills in return for volunteering in their community.