International College

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Pathways to the University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield International College

The University of Sheffield International College offers specialist tuition in English language, study skills and subject preparation. Alongside other international students, you'll study programmes developed in collaboration with the University in preparation for your university degree. You'll have everything you need to succeed.

Welcoming student

We’re looking forward to welcoming you

We will be open for you to begin your studies in centre from the start of term. If you're unable to travel for the start of term, you can start your programme online from home and join us on campus at any point during your programme. Start your pathway programme with us now and we’ll get you on the right course and on the path to a successful career.

Before you begin your pathway programme, you can join our exclusive preparation course, delivered virtually and at no extra cost. In order to create the safest possible learning environment, you’ll benefit from a mixture of face-to-face learning and additional online learning. Get ready to apply for your visa today and we’ll be here to issue your CAS.

University graduation – #Made in Sheffield

Students celebrate their graduation at the University of Sheffield. Hear from former International College students about their experience and future plans.

University graduation – #Made in Sheffield

Sheffield students on graduation day


  • Sep 10 2020
    New students sit together on Sheffield's campus

    If you're starting your studies with us this autumn and need some tips on how to make the most of your International College experience, look no further. Haoru Xu from China has gathered all his expertise as a recent Pre-Masters student for you here. Read about how to approach your programme with the right attitude to lead yourself to future success.

  • Aug 28 2020
    An international student in Peace Gardens in Sheffield

    Want to know what it takes to be a world-class journalist? Na Ao from China studied the International Foundation Year at the International College and is about to progress to study Journalism at the University of Sheffield this September. Here she tells us her best tips for getting the most out of your time in the UK – both inside and outside the classroom.

  • Aug 21 2020
    Two students chat on campus at Sheffield University

    It's back-to-school season again. Are you feeling curious, nervous or worried about your new life, studying in Sheffield? Don't worry! This blog will give you some advice about study and life at the University of Sheffield International College from someone who knows - Wenyi from China, who graduated this year.


  • Aug 04 2020
    A student studying on a laptop in the kitchen

    Yaroslav from Russia blogs about his personal experiences arriving in Sheffield as an international student. From events at the International College to exploring the rest of the UK, discover how Yaroslav settled in to life in Sheffield.

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