Sheffield - our global city

Beautiful Sheffield cityscape from Meersbrook Park


international students from over 150 countries live in Sheffield

£120 million

brought in to to our city's economy each year, around 10% of inward investment in Sheffield


Sheffield charities have international students volunteers


languages spoken in Sheffield

Sheffield is a diverse global city, with our international students totally ingrained in city life.

We celebrate and benefit from the breadth and diversity of our student population and all that brings with it.

From economic prosperity and work placements to volunteering and cultural enrichment, we're proud of the difference made by students from all over the world.

One of the top 100 'most international' universities in the world


A vibrant global city with a warm welcome

Sheffield's universities, college, MPs and city leaders declared that Sheffield is a global city which warmly welcomes students from all over the world.

Sheffield businesses recognise the economic benefits of international students

Businesses in Sheffield have united to send a strong message to home secretary Amber Rudd that international students are invaluable to the UK.