After registration

Information about our University services and activities for students who have recently registered and are new to Sheffield.


Learning and teaching

Digital learning

Blackboard is your Virtual Learning Environment at the University, where you can access your course content and online teaching. For more information, visit:

Blackboard for students

Course information

For information on the structure of a typical University course, exams, assessments, timetables, feedback and the academic support available to you, visit:

What to expect from your course

Careers and development

Careers Service

During your time at university you will develop a wide range of skills through your course, your work experience and extracurricular activities. You can reflect on and record these using mySkills.

Our Careers Service can provide expert and impartial support with your personal and career development and help you:

  • find part time jobs and placements
  • develop skills and reflect on these throughout your time at university
  • transition to graduate employment and further study

Careers Service

301 Academic Skills Centre

301 Academic Skill Centre provides workshops, 1:1 appointments and online resources for study skills, maths and statistics, student research and peer learning activities.

301 Academic Skills Centre

Higher Education Achievement Report

We offer a variety of extra-curricular activities for you to get involved in.

Any extra-curricular activities that you participate in will be counted on your Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR).

Faith and belief


Our Chaplaincy is open to all students.

For more information about our Chaplaincy centre, exams and religious observance, multi-faith activities and societies, visit:

Religious students

Health and wellbeing

University Health Service (UHS)

UHS is our National Health Service GP practice for all registered students. For more information, visit:

University Health Service

Student Access to Mental Health Support (SAMHS)

If you need mental health support during your studies you can book an appointment with SAMHS. For more information, visit:


Student Wellbeing Service

Our Student Wellbeing Service offers short-term, tailored one-to-one support if you’re feeling down, overwhelmed or struggling to adjust to student life. For more information, visit:

Student Wellbeing Service

Information and guidance

General information: SSiD

SSiD (Student Services Information Desk) is a 'one-stop shop' student information service that can answer the majority of your questions. You can also browse their web pages for information, support and guidance on all aspects of University life.


Global Campus activities

Global Campus runs events and activities to help you meet students from all over the world, understand different cultures and practice your language skills. For more information, visit:

Global Campus

Money and finance

Managing your money

Visit our money management page which offers advice, money saving tips and an on-line money planner to help you budget.

Money management

Working while studying

If you wish to find a part-time job in Sheffield during your studies, a good first step would be to contact the Student Jobshop.

Student Jobshop (student login required)

Student Fees and Funding Team

If you require any further information or support about money or finances, please contact our Student Fees and Funding Team.

Student Fees and Funding Team

Safety and security

Safety and incident reporting

Our University Security Services are available 24 hours and provide a first-response service to incidents including noise complaints, crimes, alarms, and medical emergencies. For more information, please visit:


Harassment and bullying

The pages below provide information on what to do if you or someone else has experienced harassment and/or bullying.

Harassment and bullying (student login required)

Hate crimes

We have a zero tolerance policy towards hate crime.

The pages below provide more information and how to report it.

Hate crimes (student login required)

Sexual assault

The pages below provide information on sexual assault and how to report it.

If you or someone you know are in immediate danger, call 999 or 0114 222 4444 if you're on campus.

Sexual assault (student login required)

Staying safe

For general information on staying safe at home, out and about, online, and fire and bike safety please visit the page below.

Safety (student login required)

Social activities

Clubs and societies

You can browse our range of over 300 clubs and societies on the page below.

Clubs and societies

Our Give it a Go programme allows you to try out a range of activities before singing up.

Give it a Go

Sport Sheffield

At Sport Sheffield you can join our University gym and a variety of classes and clubs.

To view all of the sporting activities offered, visit:

Sport Sheffield


Student support

If you're struggling or need some advice, we have a range of support services that can provide tailored information, advice and support.

Student support contacts (student login required)

Student Online Support Hub

The Student Online Support Hub can direct you to any relevant support you may need.

Student Online Support Hub (student login required)

Unsure where to go?

Where you're unsure which service you need, you can contact the Student Services Information Desk (SSiD) and they'll point you in the right direction.

SSiD (student login required)

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