Reasons to study at Sheffield

Botanical Gardens

Peace Gardens

Low cost of living and good value for money.

According to the the Royal Bank of Scotland study student living costs in Sheffield are the lowest in England. Besides a relatively low cost of living Sheffield has a big student population so there are plenty of special deals from local shops, eating places and entertainment venues.

Green Space and a National Park

Sheffield is one of England's greenest cities, with 150 woodlands and 50 public parks. The University is only minutes away from open countryside and a few kilometres from the beautiful Peak District National Park with excellent opportunities for walking, mountain biking, caving, rock climbing, sailing and other outdoor pursuits.

Safe and Friendly

A well-deserved reputation for friendliness and hospitality, so it is easy to feel at home here. Recent crime statistics named Sheffield as "the UK's safest city."

First Class Sport and Leisure Facilities

A recent multi-million redevelopment has made the University's sports facilities among the best in the UK. The city has international class sports facilities including the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre, IceSheffield, Sheffield Ski Village, the Don Valley Stadium and The English Institute of Sport.