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University of Sheffield

       Ranked 12 out of 425

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    12 / 425
  • Full Time Students
  • Guardian Ranking
  • Students in work/study
  • Undergraduate to Postgraduate UG to PG Ratio
    70 : 30
  • UK to InternationalForeign Ratio
    88 : 12

University Summary

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 almost 28,000 students including nearly 7,000 international students from 143 countries and over 8,000 members of staff.

The University of Sheffield was voted number one in the Russell Group for overall student experience for the fourth year running in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017. Its Students’ Union was voted number one for the ninth year running. The University is 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 has produced a number of leading figures in the area of research including six 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 Research Info

Staff at Sheffield are experts, respected by their peers all over the world from Harvard to Tokyo. Their work drives positive change, empowering people and making communities stronger. They are dedicated teachers who will challenge students to achieve their very best.

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.

99% of the research submitted by academic staff has been rigorously judged as internationally recognised, internationally excellent or world leading and the Research Excellence Framework places Sheffield in the top 10% of all UK universities.

University Accommodation

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University Location

University Address: Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN

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