Editorial style guide - U

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Z


One word, not hyphenated, lower-case initial.


When referring to the University of Sheffield as the University use an initial capital. When referring to a university use a lower-case u.

the University of Sheffield

When referring to the University of Sheffield the 't' in 'the' is always lower-case unless at the beginning of a sentence.

University Executive Board

Title case.


Don't publish long URLs with lots of suffixes, especially in print. If you structure your website carefully so that important information is easy to find, you shouldn't need longwinded URLs.

Don't use the term URL in copy. Say 'web address' instead.