The University of Sheffield

City/Town: Sheffield

Region: South Yorkshire

Level of study:

  • Pathways to higher education
  • Undergraduate 
  • Postgraduate taught course 
  • Postgraduate research (e.g. MPhil, PhD)
  • English course

Sheffield’s Excellence Tops Rankings for Education and Student Experience

With almost 29,000 of the brightest students from over 140 countries, learning alongside over 1,200 of the best academics from across the globe, the University of Sheffield is one of the world’s leading universities. 

The University of Sheffield is ranked 78th in the QS World University Rankings; 106th in the world and 12th in the UK in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020. 

Sheffield has six Nobel Prize winners among former staff and students and its alumni go on to hold positions of great responsibility and influence all over the world, making significant contributions in their chosen fields. In the last decade it has won four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes in recognition of the outstanding contribution to the United Kingdom’s intellectual, economic, cultural and social life.

Linking top research and industry creates successful graduates

The University of Sheffield has links with many global companies including IBM, Microsoft, Rolls-Royce, Fujitsu, Boeing, Siemens and Ernst & Young. These top industry connections bear witness to the university’s cutting-edge research.

World Class Facilities

With our student accommodation voted in the top 5 for the last six years running and our Student's Union been voted number one for the past 10 years in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, there is no doubt that a great academic experience awaits students at The University of Sheffield.