Paying your fees via our payments platform

International students can pay their fees using the University of Sheffield's payment platform powered by our partner Convera.


This allows you, your parents and sponsors to pay GBP student fees in the currency of your choice and provides you with a simple and secure way to initiate a payment.

Pay now using our payment platform

A number of international payment methods are supported

How it works

Simply select the country you are paying from, what you are paying for and your preferred method of payment. 

Enter your student details, following the payer details.

If you pay via bank transfer, get your payment instructions to your bank (at branch, online or via phone) and make your payment.  You can track your payment status through every step.

Info sheet (PDF, 741KB)

How it works video - English

How it works video - Hindi

How it works video - Cantonese

How it works video - Mandarin

Tracking your payment

Know where your payment is at all points in the journey through Convera's tracking function.

Track your payment here

Benefits for you

  • Pay international fees by bank transfer or online payment options, which include Alipay, TenPay, UnionPay, Trustly, Sofort, etc
  • Transparent rate with NO additional fees
  • Peace of mind that your full payment is received by the University of Sheffield
  • Favourable exchange rates compared to most banks
  • Track your payment step by step
  • Intuitive, mobile friendly interface for a seamless payment experience
  • Multi language platform: French, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Indonesian, English, Spanish, Hindi, Japanese and Arabic
  • Customer support service to help you in every step

Paying in GBP

If you wish to pay in GBP and cannot see this as an option on your payment quote. Please go to the last payment quote and click on wording "Show more options". 

If you select to pay in GBP then this must come from a personal bank account - DO NOT use a third party to make payment in GBP.

The University must adhere to banking regulations in relation to transactions with countries subject to sanctions as listed by the United Nations, the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States (OFAC).  Therefore payments originating from the following areas cannot be made through Convera's GlobalPay for Students or be accepted by the University.

  • North Korea
  • Iran
  • Cuba
  • Venezuela
  • Crimea región (Ukraine, Russia)
  • Donetsk Region(Ukraine,Russia)
  • Russia
  • Belarus
  • Specially Designated Nationals (SDNs)
  • Afghanistan and Syria - payments may be accepted following pre - approval of the Convera Global Sanctions and Interdiction team.

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