International College

The University of Sheffield

Why study at the University of Sheffield?

Ranked as one of the world’s top 100 universities, the University of Sheffield’s extraordinary academic reputation attracts the best students, teachers and researchers from around the world. You will be part of an international community in Sheffield, with more than 7,000 international students from 140 different countries studying at the University and it's also the home of the #WeAreInternational campaign. 

University of Sheffield rankings

Sheffield is a member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities. It has a global reputation for excellent teaching, research and student experience.

  • 93rd in the world (QS World University Rankings 2021)
  • 14th in the UK (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021)
  • Top 5 for student experience (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018)
  • 16 subjects rank in the World Top 100 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020)

Student experience

Sheffield is one of the most popular places for students to go to university. It was ranked first in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Awards 2014-15 and in the top 5 since 2011. The city itself is large enough to offer everything you need and the campus is set in the heart of it all. You’ll find the International College on the main university campus and accommodation nearby.

Nobel Prize winners

The University has produced six Nobel Prize winners in the fields of Chemistry and Medicine/Physiology. The legacy of exceptional research and discovery continues to this day with lecturers from around the world choosing Sheffield as a place where they can lead, innovate and inspire. 

That’s why ambitious students choose Sheffield. 

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