Information about our University services and activities for students who have recently registered and are new to Sheffield.
Blackboard is your Virtual Learning Environment at the University, where you can access your course content and online teaching. For more information, visit:
For information on the structure of a typical University course, exams, assessments, timetables, feedback and the academic support available to you, visit:
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
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).
Our Chaplaincy is open to all students.
For more information about our Chaplaincy centre, exams and religious observance, multi-faith activities and societies, visit:
University Health Service (UHS)
UHS is our National Health Service GP practice for all registered students. For more information, visit:
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:
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 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:
Managing your money
Visit our money management page which offers advice, money saving tips and an on-line money planner to help you budget.
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.
Financial Support team
If you require any further information or support about money or finances, please contact our Financial Support team.
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.
We have a zero tolerance policy towards hate crime.
The pages below provide more information and how to report it.
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.
For general information on staying safe at home, out and about, online, and fire and bike safety please visit the page below.
Clubs and societies
You can browse our range of over 300 clubs and societies on the page below.
Our Give it a Go programme allows you to try out a range of activities before singing up.
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:
If you're struggling or need some advice, we have a range of support services that can provide tailored information, advice and support.
Signposting our Support
If you don’t want to speak to someone in person you can visit our Signposting Our Support pages which can signpost you to the relevant information and services.
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.