University of Sheffield

Founded in 1905, the University of Sheffield has grown in reputation and size to become one of the UK’s leading universities with a global reputation for teaching and research. As part of the UK Russell Group, the University is a premier-league, research-led institution with over 25,000 students including more than 6,000 international students from 116 countries and over 7,000 members of staff.

The University of Sheffield was voted number one in the UK for student experience in the 2014-2015 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. This amazing accolade further strengthens the University’s position as an internationally renowned institution not only for academic excellence but also student experience. In addition to being voted number one overall, the University was judged top for high quality facilities, a good social life, good accommodation and its Students’ Union. Students also scored the University highly in the good support and welfare, well-structured courses and good library categories. It's also renowned for its friendliness and sense of community; an experience which students enjoy so much that many settle in Sheffield after they graduate.

The University’s research partners and clients include: Boeing, Rolls Royce, Unilever, Boots, AstraZeneca, GSK, ICI, Slazenger, and many more household names, as well as UK and overseas government agencies and charitable foundations.

The University has produced a number of leading figures in the area of research including five Nobel Prize winners, 12 fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering and 18 fellows of the Royal Society, and many of our alumni have gone on to hold positions of great responsibility and influence around the world.

University of Sheffield

Western Bank


S10 2TN
0114 222 2000