Keep informed

On this page you'll find links to a number of University social media and news sites that will help you keep up to date with everything happening at the University before, during and after your arrival.

Official social media for new students starting in September

The University, working with the Students' Union, has launched a dedicated Facebook group to help you get the most out of being a new student here in Sheffield.


Make friends with people on your course, meet your neighbours and chat with other students starting in September.

Student news and blogs

Keep up to date with everything before and after you come to Sheffield by reading the student news and blogs.

Student news

Want to know what's going on at the University?  Then keep an eye on the student news for all the latest.

Student blogs

What's it really like to be a student at the University of Sheffield.  Find out by reading our student blogs

Recommended social media feeds

Get the best out of your student and following these accounts:

Facebook: @shefunistudents

News, events, advice, tips and tricks - the official Facebook Page for current students at the University of Sheffield.

Twitter: @shefunistudents

The official twitter account for current students at the University of Sheffield. We answer questions Mon-Fri, 9-5. Managed by the Student Comms Team in SSiD.

Students' Union Facebook

Get the latest on what's happening around the Students' Union.

Students' Union Twitter

News and updates from the #1 Students' Union in the country, led by students for students.

Residence life Facebook

Official Residence Life updates for students in University accommodation - keep up to date with what’s happening every day.

Sport Sheffield Facebook

Sport Sheffield, is the University of Sheffield's sports department; responsible for all aspects of sport and fitness within the University of Sheffield.

Social Media at the University of Sheffield

There are a wide range of University special interest, course related and academic social media feeds run by various people and departments around the University.  Have a hunt around and join the conversation.