Access the support you need during your studies at the University of Sheffield
Support with Funding
From scholarships and awards to bursaries and loans, there are various sources of funding that can help with your studies.
Accessing disability support at the university
The Disability and Dyslexia Support Service (DDSS) is a friendly and confidential service that provides advice and support for disabled students at the University of Sheffield.
Student Advice Centre
The Student Advice Centre is a professional, impartial, confidential and non-judgemental service, providing advice, support and representation to help you resolve your problems whilst studying at the University of Sheffield.
The Student's union offers a chance to make your voice heard. SU Officer’s work to represent you in different aspects of your student life, and advocate for marginalised identities.
University Health Service
The University Health Service is a National Health Service (NHS) General Practice, focused on student health. Any University of Sheffield student living in Sheffield can register.
If you’re feeling down, overwhelmed or struggling to adjust to student life, our Student Wellbeing Service can offer tailored one-to-one support to help you manage and make sense of what you’re experiencing.
If you’re experiencing personal difficulties (including bullying, harassment and sexual violence) that are impacting on your University experience and ability to study, our Student Welfare team can help.
Belief, No Belief and Religious (BNBR) Life Centre
The BNBR Life Centre is here for all staff and students. Our chaplains and religious advisers provide a listening ear and pastoral support to all people whatever their identity, religion, belief or no belief. We are available in person, online, and via phone or video calls.
International Student Support, Advice & Compliance
Information, advice and additional support for international students. If you can’t find the information you need on the website, or have further queries, you can contact the International Student Support, Advice & Compliance team (ISSAC).
The Residence Life Team are here to help you help you have the best student residential experience possible. Our team can provide support and guidance as well as signposting to other University services. We're here to make your University experience unforgettable!
The Students' Union runs a nursery for children aged six months to five years old, open to all families, with fees subsidised according to family income. There are also play schemes during the school holidays for children aged 4 to 12 years.
Support for care experienced and estranged students
We're committed to ensuring that you get the support you need at each stage of your journey. Our team of experts are able to understand the often complex requirements that you may have if you’re care experienced or have become estranged from your family.
Find support from our mentors
Our student mentors are volunteer second or third-year undergraduate students who have undergone training to offer support and ease your transition into university life . When you apply for a student mentor, you will usually be matched with a mentor who is in your department and, if possible, on your course.