Undergraduate student profiles

Our current and recent undergraduates from all walks of life share their experience of studying Philosophy in Sheffield.

Student ambassador David standing outside the HRI building

The staff are very helpful and friendly. The flexibility at undergraduate level also allowed me to find my areas of interest

David Mckeon BA and MA Philosophy

David studies for both his BA and MA in Philosophy at Sheffield. Here he talks about his experiences.

Student ambassador Sophie sitting in the sun and smiling outside Jessop West Building

I enjoy being able to learn really in-depth information about an unusual topic

Sophie Elwin BA Philosophy, Theology and the Bible

Sophie studies BA Philosophy, Theology and the Bible. Here she shares what she likes about the Department of Philosophy and the city of Sheffield.

Dario Trimarchi in blue University of Sheffield student ambassador t shirt, sitting outside HRI building and smiling at camera

I felt very comfortable here on the open day, it just felt right. I also really liked the sound of the module options

Dario Trimarchi BA Politics and Philosophy

Dario is from Italy and is a dual hours student studying Politics and Philosophy. Here he talks about what he enjoys about studying at Sheffield.

Sean McIntosh, BA Philosophy

Having a degree in philosophy from Sheffield is a real door-opener for someone trying to advance further into academic philosophy

Sean McIntosh BA Philosophy

After completing a BA in Philosophy at the University of Sheffield, Sean has gone to study a Masters in Philosophy at Oxford University.

Wiktoria Kulik, BA Philosophy student

Sheffielders are the friendliest people I’ve ever met. You will find yourself smiling twice as much as you used to!

Wiktoria Kulik BA Philosophy

Wiktoria was a BA Philosophy student. She told us what it's like to study Philosophy at Sheffield.

Umar Rashid, BA Philosophy and Religion.

Don't assume that your degree will only involve reading, writing and discussion. What made Sheffield stand out is that some modules are practical

Umar Rashid BA Philosophy and Religion

Umar graduated recently from BA Philosophy and Religion.

Philosophy student Oliver Hart.

Studying in Sheffield has been one of the greatest decisions I ever made

Oliver Hart BA Philosophy

Oliver is a current BA Philosophy student.


The lecturers are friendly and approachable, and very happy to make time to talk to students

Louis Wall BA Philosophy

Louis recently completed his BA in Philosophy after moving from Bristol to study at Sheffield.

Lizzie Rawson, BA Philosophy

My year abroad has really helped to develop me as an individual

Lizzie Rawson BA Philosophy

Philosophy student Lizzie spent a year abroad at the University of Adelaide in Australia.

João Areal Neto, BA Politics and Philosophy

You feel like you’re part of a community where you’re able to develop a good working relationship with lecturers and tutors

João Areal Neto BA Politics and Philosophy

João is an international student who recently completed a BA in Politics and Philosophy.

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