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 150 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.

  • 96th in the world (QS World University Rankings 2023)
  • 13th in the UK (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022)
  • Top 5 in the Russell Group for student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2021)
  • 13 subjects rank in the World Top 100 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021)
  • 48th in the world and 14th in the UK for outstanding international reputation (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022) 

Student experience

Sheffield is one of the most popular places for students to go to university. The University was ranked among the top 5 in the Russell Group for student satisfaction in 2021 (National Student Survey 2021). 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. 

International College

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Accommodation

Explore accommodation options for while you’re studying at the International College, including our newest development in a beautiful converted church – St Vincent’s Place.

Accommodation

Degree subjects

Find out more about selected subjects, degree options at the University of Sheffield and popular career paths. Degrees range from architecture, civil engineering and chemical engineering to biomedical science, international relations and politics.

Degree subjects