Business partnerships


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Our relationship with China is helping businesses from both countries to expand into new markets, generate efficiencies and develop new revenue streams.

We are also playing a lead role to continue Sheffield’s development as a major gateway for Chinese businesses to enter UK markets and as a hub for UK businesses to explore expansion opportunities in China.


我们正在领导谢菲尔德发展成为中国企业进入英国的主要通道, 成为希望将业务扩展到中国的英国企业的中心。

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apprenticeUniversity of Sheffield Vice-Chancellor launches Education 4.0

President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield Sir Keith Burnett unveiled what he believes will be a revolutionary concept in higher education, research and teaching with industry at a Conference of Global Innovators in China’s high-tech city, Shenzhen.


VC-in-BeijingBuilding Bridges with China

Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Keith Burnett, has been in Beijing recently looking at ways to develop our UK-China partnerships, progress vital technologies and solve global challenges.

China UK FlagComment: Industrial strategy, Beijing-Style

As China develops an industrial strategy, Professor Sir Keith Burnett, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, discusses how China and the UK have something to offer one another in an exchange of technologies and markets.

China UK flag illustrationSheffield to host China's visit to the northern powerhouse

Sheffield is hosting a major delegation from China as the city builds on its relationship with one of the world’s strongest economies.

The GREAT Ambassadors SchemeGreat Ambassadors icon

The GREAT Ambassadors Scheme provides Chinese-speaking students with placement opportunities at UK companies that are developing trade links with China.

China link thumbUniversity of Sheffield graduates to help city businesses break into China  

Our Chinese-speaking graduates are teaming up with businesses in the city to help them prepare for a special trade visit to China as part of the University’s Great Ambassadors (China) Scheme. 

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