Top 5 in the UK for research impact and excellence

Research Excellence Framework 2014

We turn brilliant ideas into advanced technology, developing solutions to contemporary problems.

Postgraduate Open Day - 27th November

A visit to Sheffield is a great opportunity to speak to current students and staff about our masters courses and research opportunities. Book your slot using the link below.

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Student Society Video

Discover our student societies

Did you know that at the University of Sheffield there are over 350 student societies? They are a great way of following your passion or starting a new one as well as to make new friends. Watch this video to find out more.

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Discover our teaching Clean Room

Dr. Gavin Williams takes us on a quick tour of our teaching Clean Room in The Diamond. These facilities sets us apart from other universities as they recreate the conditions found in clean rooms used by industry.

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Study with us

Our students learn from experts and experience world-class facilities. Find out how our hands-on courses get you ready for the professional world.

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We cover areas from electronics for hybrid vehicles and actuators for aerospace, to surveillance electronics and stealthy materials.

Research groups> Postgraduate research> Centre for Doctoral Training in Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing>

Industrial collaboration

We work with businesses locally and globally to keep our teaching and research relevant and innovative. Many of our collaborators provide internships or placements for our students.

Working with industry> Sheffield Industrial Project Scheme> Work with us> Our Industrial Liaison Committee>