This page provides academic, social and financial information for students who have recently registered and are new to Sheffield.
- Academic life
- Managing your money
- Extra-curricular activities
- Student support
- Safety and incident reporting
- International students
- Things to do in Sheffield
- See also
Once you are fully registered you will be given a UCard giving you access to all University facilities, including the library, computers and internet. For more information, please visit the pages below.
For further information on the structure of a University course, exams, assessments, timetables, feedback and the academic support available to you, please visit our Course Information pages.
Managing your money
For information on opening a bank account in Sheffield, please visit the page below.
You can also visit our money management page which offers advice, money saving tips and an on-line money planner to help you budget.
Where you wish to find a part-time job during your studies, please contact the Student Jobshop.
If you require any further information or support, please contact our Financial Support team.
The University offers a variety of extra-curricular activities for you to get involved in. Any extra-curricular activities that you participate in will be counted on your Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR).
Clubs and soceities
You can browse our range of over 300 clubs and societies on the page below.
Our Give it a Go programme allows you to try out a range of activities before singing up.
301: Academic Skills Centre
301 is the central skills hub to help you further your language, study and employer-led skills. They offer:
- one-to-one study skills drop in sessions
- one-to-one appointments with tutors to help with maths and statistics software
- academic skills workshops to improve time management, critical thinking and presentation skills
At Sport Sheffield you can join our University gym and a variety of classes and clubs. To view all of the sporting activities offered, please visit the page below.
You can also get involved in our student blog and write about your insights and student experiences. Visit the page below to find out how to get involved.
Where you are struggling or need some advice, there are a range of University support services that can offer you tailored information, advice and support.
Where you are unsure which service you require, please contact the Student Services Information Desk (SSiD) who will be able to point you in the right direction.
If you don’t want to speak to someone in person you can visit our SignpostingOur Support pages which can signpost you to the relevant information and services.
Safety and incident reporting
Our University Security Services are available 24 hours and provide a first-response service to incidents including:
- noise complaints
- crime (including hate crimes)
- fire and intruder alarm activations
- possible medical emergencies (including mental health issues)
For more information and how to report an incident, please visit their page below.
The pages below provide information on sexual assault, harassment, bullying and hate crimes and how to report them.
For information on staying safe at home, out and about, online, and fire and bike safety please visit the page below.
The following page provides immigration information, such as working on a Tier 4 visa, resits and repeats, change of status and lost documents.
General information and advice for international students can be found on the following page.
Things to do in Sheffield
For an outline of the events, attractions and entertainment available in Sheffield please visit the Visit Sheffield webpage.