Studying in Sheffield

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Ready for the next chapter?

Studying at Sheffield means extraordinary experiences and achieving more than you ever thought possible. It's the first step towards a career that could take you anywhere in the world.

An extraordinary student experience

Learn from outstanding teachers who will push you to achieve your best. Make your home in a unique city that will inspire you to be your best.

Sheffield offers one of the best student experiences in the UK – we were voted top in the Russell Group and third in the UK for student experience in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017.

Number one Russell Group university for student experience

We're the number one university in the Russell Group for student experience and third in the UK for student experience in the latest Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey.

Our students' union was voted top nationally for the ninth consecutive year, and the University's library services were placed joint first out of 122 institutions​​ nationally.

Top in the north for graduate prospects

We're the top university in the north of England for producing employable graduates.

Dr Fay Hield

Extraordinary teachers

Sheffield academics are experts in their chosen fields. But they share something else in common: they all care deeply about teaching. Many are accredited Senior, Principal and National Teaching Fellows, which means they're recognised at a national level for high quality teaching.

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Prepare for your future

Take advantage of everything Sheffield has to offer and you won't just graduate with honours – you'll graduate with insight, skills and experience that sets you apart. Find out how a Sheffield degree prepares you for your future career, and how you can enhance your international experience through global opportunities.

The Diamond study facilities

Outstanding facilities

Our library services were voted joint first out of 122 institutions​​ nationally in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017.

You'll find library facilities and study spaces – open 24/7 – at the Diamond and Information Commons.

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Discover an amazing city

As a place to live and study, Sheffield is impossible to beat. There is nowhere like our famously friendly city. Find out why Sheffield's so special for undergraduates.

Open day

Visit us on an open day

Discover why Sheffield offers one of the best student experiences in the UK. We run open days and campus tours, or you can do your own self-guided tour.

The UK's best students' union

Sheffield Students' Union plays a key role in the lives of our students – that's why it's been voted top for the past nine years.

Top-rated accommodation

Our University accommodation has been voted top five in the UK by students in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey – for the fourth year running.


You'll be supported by our award-winning student information service (SSiD). Develop your study skills at our purpose-built training and support centre.

Sport and fitness

We've got all the facilities to keep you motivated, and our performance clubs provide expert coaching and training.

Interactive video tour

Your personal tour of the campus and city.

Fees and funding

Use our calculator to work out what financial help you're entitled to.

Students' Union and Firth Court