Festival of the Mind returns and launches digital platform for 2020 with live and online events
The University of Sheffield’s unique collaborative festival showcasing local creative talent and world-class academic research, returns to the city for the fifth time
Festival of words, Off the Shelf, brings the best of literary talent to Sheffield
The 29th annual Off the Shelf festival will open with Sheffield alumni Lee Child, author of the international bestselling Jack Reacher books, to talk about his life and work with biographer Dr Heather Martin
Cultural industries to receive boost from researchers to help recover from Covid-19
A new research project that will play a key role in helping the cultural sector recover from the impact of Covid-19 is being launched by researchers at the University of Sheffield.
£15m plans to 'future-proof' Covid-hit Sheffield shopping street with events hub, hundreds of flats and pocket parks.
Professor Vanessa Toulmin is featured in an article discussing radical plans to ‘future-proof’ a prime Sheffield street that could receive a £15m government boost within weeks.
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.