Students With Children

This page offers advice, information and support for students with children.

Students with children

University Facilities

Our campus is child-friendly and offers a range of facilities for students with children.

Our Students’ Union is child-friendly and has been accredited with a ‘Sheffield Breastfeeding Friendly Award’ from Change4Life.

Children are welcome in all areas of the Students’ Union except Bar One. Interval and Coffee Revolution offer the following child-friendly facilities.

Coffee Revolution:

  • Highchairs
  • Baby changing
  • Food/bottle warming
  • Children’s drinks menu


  • Highchairs
  • Baby changing
  • Children’s food menu
  • children allowed before 8:30pm

Toys and books can also be found in The Sports and Activities Zone.


We can offer a range of accommodation options with your parental needs in mind. 

Our Residence Life team also run regular meet-ups and events for student families who are living in University accommodation.

Please see the Accommodation Services webpage below for more details.


University Nursery

The Students’ Union Nursery is a non-profit service offering full day care for children of University of Sheffield students, aged 6 months to 5 years.

Active Kids Camp

Sport Sheffield runs an Active Kids Camp across the holidays for children aged 5 - 14 years.

International Students

The page below provides immigration information for international students with children.

The English Language Teaching Centre also provides a free crèche for the children of students participating in English language instruction aged between 1-5 years old. For more information, please visit the page below.