Things to do and know when you arrive as a student at the University of Sheffield.
Welcome to Sheffield!
There are so many things to do and experience as a student at Sheffield - here are just some of them!Explore Welcome Week
New student checklists: all the essential tasks you need to complete
Postgraduate Research (Doctorate)
If you’re starting out your PhD, check what you need to get ready.
Check what to do before you travel, and how to adjust to life in Sheffield once you've arrived.
Explore your University
Your University library
Read our quick start guide for how to explore and access the libraries around campus.
If you’re looking for guidance on your future career or want to develop your skills, visit our Careers Service.
Find online study skills resources to help you build and record your skills throughout your time at university.
Help and support
Introducing the Student Services Information desk (SSiD)
Come to visit us at SSiD if you have any questions.
Setting up your IT account
All the essential information for setting up your IT account.
Support for disabled and dyslexic students
Speak to our specialist and friendly team that supports disabled applicants and students.
Things not going to plan?
There might be points during your studies where things don’t go right, here’s where you can go for help.
Help is available if you need support with your mental health at any point during your time at Sheffield.
If you’re feeling down, overwhelmed or struggling to adjust to student life, we offer tailored one-to-one support to help you manage.