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.

Registration for new students

Tuition fees

Make sure you know how to pay your tuition fees.

Tuition fees

Your course

Find out more about how university courses are structured and the types of academic support available.

What to expect from your course

New student checklists: all the essential tasks you need to complete

Undergraduate to do list

Your new undergraduate student checklist

Postgraduate Taught (Masters) to do list

Your new postgraduate taught student checklist

International student to do list

Your new international student checklist

Sort your accommodation

University accommodation

If you’re moving into University accommodation, check you have all the important information before you arrive.

Our student accommodation

What to bring

Private accommodation

If you’re going to live in private accommodation, we offer support to help you navigate the private sector.

Smart Move Sheffield

International student information

Visas and immigration

Find information about visas and immigration.

Student 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.

Tuberculosis screening

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.

Meet and Greet

International Student Success Programme

Take a look at the International Student Success Programme.

International Student Success programme

What to look forward to

Orientation Week

Explore the events going on across campus to help you start making friends and settling into the city.

Global events

Welcome Week

Start thinking about which Welcome Week events you would like to attend, and find out where to get tickets.

Welcome Week 2022

Your number one SU

Find out more about your Students’ Union, with more than 400 societies, clubs and interest groups to explore!

Discover your Students’ Union

Help and support

Set up your IT account

Set up your IT account and get logged in before you arrive.

Student IT account

Support for disabled and dyslexic students

Speak to our specialist and friendly team that supports disabled applicants and students. 

Support for disabled and dyslexic students

Guidance for under 18s

If you’re going to be under 18 when you start your course, check our specific guidance.

Guidance for students under 18