A world-class university – a unique student experience
Sheffield is a world top-100 university (Times Higher Education World Universities Rankings 2015-16 & QS World University Rankings 2015) and home to over 25,000 students including more than 7,000 international students from 121 countries and over 7,000 members of staff.
A member of the UK Russell Group of leading research institutions, they have shaped leading minds across the world, including five Nobel Prize winners. At Sheffield you’ll be taught by inspirational researchers and be able to experience the internationally recognised work they do first hand.
But what does that mean for you? Because their research shapes what they teach, it means you'll learn about the latest insights in your field. You'll work alongside experts who are passionate about their subject, who will give you the extra push you need to realise your full potential.
They are one university, with one goal: to deliver even more for their students, staff and partners. That's why they were voted No. 1 in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Awards, 2014-15.
This amazing accolade further strengthens the University's position as an internationally renowned institution not only for academic excellence but also student experience.
Choose the University of Sheffield and you're not just choosing one of Britain's finest universities. You're choosing a place to live that's the best in Britain for student life.
You're choosing a city like no other. A city of stunning landscapes – the greenest in Europe, creative, welcoming, stubbornly independent, rich in culture and history, but with a modern outlook and a million things to see and do.
Sheffield's accommodation is a contemporary community, designed with everyone in mind. There’s something to suit all of the students, including couples and families. The majority of the accommodation is in one of the UK's most affluent districts. The student villages are walking distance from campus. Sheffield has places in the city centre too, just a short walk from lectures.
Whichever location you choose, you'll be part of a supportive community where there's always something happening.
Sheffield is one of the best value cities to live and study in the UK. Living costs are 10% lower than the UK national average and 25% lower than London.
Budget needed for academic year:
- £9,135 Undergraduate students (9 months in Sheffield, September - June)
- £12,180 Postgraduate students (12 months in Sheffield, September - August)
The above budget will cover costs for accommodation, food, books, equipment, insurance and local transport costs.
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