Meet new friends

Your time at University is a great opportunity to meet new people who may become your friends for life. Our student community comes from all around the world and new friends may lead to new experiences at home and abroad.

Here are some ideas to get you started:

Give it a go

Give it a GoGive it a Go A programme full of activities for Sheffield students giving you the chance to meet new people, try new things, learn new skills and visit new places.

Volunteer in Sheffield

Sheffield VolunteeringLots of opportunities to give your time, benefit your community and make new friends too - projects available whether you have a few hours, days or weeks to spare.

Join a Society or a Committee

SocietiesWhat better way to meet like-minded students? With over 300 societies and committees there is sure to be one to suit you, or if not, why not start your own?

Get in the Zone

Activities ZoneLocated in the heart of the Students' Union, visit the Zone to find out about the hundreds of activities and student societies just waiting for you to join in.

Socialise with Sport

Social SportWant to try a new sport? Here's your chance! Hundreds of different sporting activities are offered on a 'pay and play' basis. A great way to meet people, try something new and get fit too!

Be part of our Global Campus

Opportunities to make new friends, discover other cultures and develop yourself as a global citizen without leaving Sheffield.

Live life in the Residences

Residency LifeGet the most out of living in Endcliffe, City or Ranmoor with Residence Life, offering a vast range of events and activities to help you get immersed in University life.

Embrace your faith

ChaplaincyOpen to students of all faiths and none, the Multifaith Chaplaincy offers opportunities for worship, prayer or spiritual exploration.

FacebookTwitter, Linkedin and specialist groups - eg for Postgraduates, Mature students and others - can all help you make new connections.