Information for current students and staff

On this page you'll find useful information specifically for current students and staff. Explore below to find useful resources to support your work and study.


Current students

Undergraduate students can access their course handbook by logging into Blackboard via MUSE:


Current postgraduate research students can access information to help them complete their PhD, identify training opportunities and get in touch with key contacts.

Information for postgraduate research students


If you need help or advice on anything that is affecting your course work, please speak to your tutor in first instance. They will be happy to point you in the right direction.

Student Services Information Desk (SSiD)

Student support information is also available on Blackboard. Click on 'Organisations' and select 'Extenuating Circumstances & Student Support Services – Useful Links'.
What you can find:

  • Extenuating circumstances.
  • Student wellbeing support contacts including the faculty wellbeing adviser Vivien Farrand.
  • Central welfare and guidance: sexual assault/domestic violence/harrassment.
  • DDSS - support for students with long term medical or mental health conditions and learning difficulties.
  • International student support
  • Student advice centre; Student Mental Health, Counselling and Therapies Service; University Health Service; and details on mentoring.

Information for staff

Staff in the Department of Chemistry can access our intranet sites. The department operates 3 intranet sites for Health and Safety, Operational and Technical support information.

For information about Teaching and research student support, please see the relevant Blackboard pages for courses or organisations.

Department of Chemistry Health and Safety

A range of information on Health and Safety staff, policies and training in operation in the department.

Chemistry Health and Safety (Joe Quick)

Department of Chemistry Operational Support

A range of information on our governance and management structure, induction for new staff, documentation for existing staff and training opportunities.

Operations Support Intranet (Jane Johnson)

Department of Chemistry Technical Support and Facilities

A range of information, including regarding technical help within the Department of Chemistry. It also contains information on our services, instrumentation, training and, anything else related to the technical team.

Technical Support Intranet (Joe Quick)

Faculty of Science stores

A range of stores information, including inventory lists, health and safety information, and frequently asked questions can be accessed on the stores intranet site.

Faculty of Science Stores Intranet

English Language Teaching Centre

English language support is available from the ELTC. Their Departmental Language programme is free, and is available during term-time for students on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Departmental Language Programme

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.