The University of Sheffield has a long established relationship with Nigeria

The first known Nigerian graduate of Sheffield graduated from us in 1950 and there are now over 300 known graduates of the University of Sheffield living in Nigeria



We value international students and are passionate about making sure their contribution to our economy and culture is recognised.


The Sheffield Experience

We’re a world top-100 university in a city like no other. Study at Sheffield and you’ll get one of the best student experiences in the UK.

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Studying at Sheffield

We have been welcoming students from Nigeria for many years and our staff are very familiar with the Nigerian education system and qualifications. High entrance requirements for our degree programmes at Sheffield reflect the quality of the University.

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Scholarships and fees

We are pleased to offer a range of scholarships to students from Nigeria who show exceptional academic potential. You can apply from February 2017.

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Sheffield and Nigeria

The University of Sheffield has a West Africa Office based in Lagos, Nigeria. This office is managed by our West Africa Regional Officer, Tomi Lasebikan-Afilaka, who is employed by The University of Sheffield and is here to help you.

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