Meet our students

We asked our students to tell us about their experiences of studying in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. You can download a podcast made by MBB students here:

Kyle FowlerKyle Fowler

MBiolSci Biochemistry

"When I first started thinking about applying I looked at the university rankings for biological science and the University of Sheffield was ranked second. This made me want to attend an open day." Read more

Milena von und zur MuehlenMilena von und zur Mühlen

MBiolSci Genetics and Molecular Cell Biology

"I decided on Sheffield after visiting here because the University made a big effort and felt welcoming. It also met my needs better than US universities." Read more

Max HebditchMax Hebditch

MBiolSci Biochemistry

"I come from a small village in North Wales and I found Sheffield to be a great place to live. Somehow it manages to maintain a cosy and friendly environment even though it is one of the largest cities in the UK."

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Jocelyn PintoJocelyn Pinto

BSc Biochemistry

"Before embarking on the journey as a first year student, I expected quality teaching and student life in the university. After more than a year, I am proud to say that the university has more to offer than I expected." Read more

Andrew ProudfootAndrew Proudfoot

BSc Biochemistry and Genetics, PhD

"After completing my undergraduate degree, I realised that the research which was being conducted at the University of Sheffield was some of the best which the country offers. That is why I decided to complete my PhD at the University as well." Read more

Simeon MihaylovSimeon Mihaylov

BSc Molecular Biology

"I visited the city the year before I applied and fell in love with it. It is real what people say – Sheffield is the greenest city in the UK plus the people here are really kind to foreign students." Read more


Several of our international students have written more detailed profiles on the University of Sheffield's webpages for international students: