FAQs

Frequently asked questions by University of Sheffield students who are going abroad.

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Where should my year abroad transcript be sent to?

Physical copies of your transcript should be sent to Global Opportunities: 

Global Opportunities
University of Sheffield
Arts Tower, Level 7
Western Bank
Sheffield
S10 2TN
UK

Digital versions of your transcript can be sent by email to globalopp@sheffield.ac.uk

Where can I get a copy of my Sheffield transcript?

You can request a Summary of Results from SSiD free of charge. If you order a transcript instead, you will be charged.

I need help with my module choices, who do I contact?

Your departmental study abroad advisor: see the list of departmental tutors for contact details.

I have questions about my grade conversion, who do I contact?

Your departmental study abroad advisor: see the list of departmental tutors for contact details.

Do I have to register with Sheffield even though I am abroad?

Yes, you are still a Sheffield student.


Work placements

Work placements should be negotiated and arranged between you, the placement provider and your academic department. You may also find that the Careers Service can offer you some help and advice: Careers Service

Remember, work placements must be recognised by your academic department as counting towards your degree.

Additional resources for students

Resources for BAME students

We have compiled the list of resources below to help Black, Asian and Other Minority Ethnic (BAME) students who are considering studying or working abroad during their studies to research their options.

Articles and blogs

Blogs by US students

Resources for LGBTQ+ students

We have compiled the list of resources below to help LGBT+ students who are considering studying or working abroad during their studies to research their options.

Articles and blogs

Resources for students with support needs

We have compiled the list of resources below to help students with support needs who are considering studying or working abroad during their studies to research their options.

Articles and blogs

Mental health abroad

Resources

Blogs