UK Business Hero recognition
We’re delighted to have been recognised as a UK Business Hero by the British Chambers of Commerce for the positive contributions made by our staff and students in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Comment: The show will go on in Sheffield thanks to audience support
Professor Vanessa Toulmin discusses the success of Off the Shelf Festival of Words despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Festival of Social Science to highlight our ability to adapt to new challenges and solve complex problems
The UK’s Festival of Social Science is heading back to the University of Sheffield this November to help us explore new perspectives on our future and reorganise our ways of living following the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sheffield researchers help lead national scheme to improve health and tackle inequalities
Researchers from the University of Sheffield are part of a UK wide collaboration that will enable local authorities to rapidly evaluate work aiming to improve health and tackle inequalities in their areas
Improving talent development and skills
We're committed to raising skills across the region through our placement, apprenticeship and widening participation activity alongside support for local employers to access talented graduates.
- Providing students access to placement and recruitment opportunities with local employers through our Careers Service and the RISE scheme
- Developing world-class talent in partnership with industry at the AMRC Training Centre
- Ensuring routes into Higher Education for those at risk of missing out through programmes such as HeppSY+
Enhancing the urban environment
We’re working with regional partners to drive urban development across our campus and the heart of the city, alongside growth of the Sheffield City Region Innovation district.
Supporting community projects
Informed by local voices, we're working to make a positive difference to people's lives by delivering projects and initiatives which support communities and organisations across the region.
The University as a role model
Driving economic, social, environmental and cultural benefits is part of our DNA. As a civic institution, historically created ‘for the people’, the University has a responsibility to act as a trusted role model and partner within the region.