Your first few weeks

Introducing SSiD

SSiD's friendly staff are trained to deal with a wide range of enquiries and the office is a key central point for general information on many University services.

Get involved

There's a lot of things to get involved in at Sheffield from clubs and societies, to learning new languages and gaining extra curricular credit. Find out what you can do here.

Keep informed

Keep up to date everything happening around the Students' Union and University that's relevant to you with our top tips for University social media feeds.

Things to do

Lost for something to do?  Here's a few things to help fill in the hours as you find your feet.

Safety and Security

Sheffield is the safest large city in the UK. However, it is not crime-free. Here's some information to help you stay safe and secure.

Things Not Going Right?

If you're having difficulties and don't know which way to turn turn then the Student Online Support (SOS) web pages can help point you in the right direction

Learning and Teaching

Approaches to learning and teaching vary around the world. At Sheffield there is an emphasis on developing students as independent learners.

Study Skills

Much work is not set but assumed; you are expected to pace yourself, learn as you go along and read extensively, without always being told what to read.