Travelling to Sheffield

  • Emergency telephone number during arrival period: - +44 (0)7467955175


Accommodation at the University of Sheffield International College
  • A comfortable and modern room for you to call home
  • Located a short distance from the College and with easy access to the University campus and facilities
  • Complimentary welcome pack providing all your essentials, including a duvet, cooking utensils and more
  • Live with other International College students from all over the world
  • High quality, safe, secure and spacious accommodation in the centre of Sheffield
  • Book your accommodation before arriving in the UK. Knowing where you’ll be living is important, not just for you but to help when confirming your course and with immigration
  • Download our Accommodation Guide to find out more about student accommodation in Sheffield
  • Take a tour of our accommodation in 360 video or VR if you have a headset or Google Cardboard!
  • You can reserve your accommodation when you enrol with the College. If you have any questions please contact us at


Your first week

Sheffield Big Welcome
  • There’s lots of support to help you settle in
    • Information talks will be scheduled throughout the week to help you, including subjects like setting up a bank account, using the library and how to deal with any health concerns
    • A Facebook page with information about the student experience in Sheffield
    • An Instagram account #BigSheffieldWelcome
  • Events where you can meet new people
    • City centre tours throughout the week
    • University and Student Union tours
    • Welcome Party held at The University of Sheffield Students’ Union
    • Evening at Meadowhall shopping centre, including cinema, bowling and Laser Quest
    • Organised dinner with fellow students at a city centre restaurant
    • Trips to nearby UK cities and attractions
    • Various other activities to introduce you to fellow new students

Packing your bag

Travelling to the University of Sheffield International College
  • Remember your documents
  • You can buy everything else you need in Sheffield
  • Pack something to remind you of home.