About the University
The University of Sheffield has a strong international reputation in the fields of system engineering, smart materials and stem cell technology - leading research internationally on many generation-defining issues.
Moreover, it's staff compromise of at least five Nobel Prize-winners and six Queen Anniversary Prize-winners. It has excellent relationships with Boeing, Rolls-Royce and The Welcome Trust, insuring that it's graduates have great career opportunities.
It also has a strong reputation in the arts and humanities, with it's post-graduate Journalism course being one of the most prestigious in the UK.
Sheffield is a welcoming and vibrant city in the heart of Yorkshire, surrounded by rolling fields and only a short commute to the stunning medieval city of York, the bustling metropolis of Leeds and the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
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The university has outstanding facilities including expansive libraries, research materials, specialist laboratories and teaching spaces as well as dynamic learning spaces.
The Students' Union is the best in the country and has been for four years running, offering a range of clubs and societies for students to get involved with alongside a excellent sports programme.
Sheffield's green hills, busy city and welcoming population make it a popular destination for international students. A diverse mixture of urban and rural, the city is an architectural hotspot with the Peak District only a short train ride away.
A well established music scene and rich culture including bars, pubs and cafes mean there's always plenty to see and do. The university also has a wide range of societies and groups, as well as sports clubs, that you can get involved with.
Jessica Ennis-Hill (Olympian), Lee Child (author), Amy Johnson (pioneering aviator), Hilary Mantel (author), Helen Sharman (astronaut), Eddie Izzard (comedian)