Before you arrive
Find everything you need to get prepared before you arrive at the University of Sheffield.
Pre-registration for new students
Essential information about your pre-registration.
Make sure you know how to pay your tuition fees.
Find out more about how university courses are structured and the types of academic support available.
New student checklists: all the essential tasks you need to complete
Undergraduate to do list
Postgraduate Taught (Masters) to do list
Postgraduate Research to do list
Your new Postgraduate Research (Doctorate) student checklist
International student to do list
Sort your accommodation
If you’re moving into University accommodation, check you have all the important information before you arrive.
If you’re going to live in private accommodation, we offer support to help you navigate the private sector.
International student information
Visas and immigration
Find information about visas and immigration.
Pre-departure tuberculosis screening
Check whether you need to provide evidence of a tuberculosis (TB) test as part of your visa application.
Meet and Greet Service 2022
If you’re arriving at Manchester Airport, book the Meet and Greet Service to meet you there. Applications close on 4 September.
International Student Success Programme
Take a look at the International Student Success Programme.
What to look forward to
Explore the events going on across campus to help you start making friends and settling into the city.
Start thinking about which Welcome Week events you would like to attend, and find out where to get tickets.
Your number one SU
Find out more about your Students’ Union, with more than 400 societies, clubs and interest groups to explore!
Help and support
Set up your IT account
Set up your IT account and get logged in before you arrive.
Support for disabled and dyslexic students
Speak to our specialist and friendly team that supports disabled applicants and students.
Guidance for under 18s
If you’re going to be under 18 when you start your course, check our specific guidance.