Students on campus at the University of Sheffield


Two engineering students in the Diamond Building

Systems engineers work to ensure that components made by different engineers all work together seamlessly. So what do you learn during a systems engineering degree, and what careers are available to graduates? Learn more in our blog.

Our former International College student, Laura, on campus

Our former International College student, Laura from Taiwan, tells us about her experience of studying abroad in Sheffield. In this blog, she shares how her initial anxieties were eased by the help and support of staff at the College, and how the International Foundation Year helped her realise her academic dreams.

Students stood outside the Diamond Building

Urban planners help to make the environments we live in more pleasant and practical. A degree in urban planning can set you up for success in the field, or help you develop transferable skills for other industries. Discover why you should study the subject in our blog. 

Fatima, an international student, sits in a leafy window.

Originally from Mexico, Fatima has just finished studying the International Foundation Year in Business, Social Sciences and Humanities at The University of Sheffield International College. She reflects on the last academic year and what she has learned from being a student during the pandemic.

Student ambassador, Tiba, in her hometown in Iraq

Tiba, our student ambassador from Iraq, shares what it has been like to study at the International College throughout a global pandemic, and offers her advice to new students on how to make the most of your experience studying with us.

Sheffield IC students working together

Economics is an interesting subject, relevant to all areas of everyday life. There are many great reasons to study an economics degree at a UK university. Read on to find out more.

Student and tutor in classroom

Beyond the quality of education, improving your English language skills, and the fun lifestyle, what other benefits are there to studying abroad in the UK? 

Three engineering students working on a project

Electrical or electronic engineering are two separate equally exciting subjects. Both lead to a wide range of career opportunities, as graduates are sought after around the world. In our blog, learn about the differences between electrical and electronic engineering, and why it's such a great field of study.

University of Sheffield students in Weston Park

English Language Preparation courses are a great way for international students to make sure they excel. Designed to boost your English levels prior to your pathway programme, these courses are very useful for ambitious students that want to succeed at university. Discover how you can benefit here.