The University of Sheffield

United Kingdom

About Sheffield

One of the most prestigious universities in the UK, The University of Sheffield was established in 1905 and has the honour of membership to the illustrious Russell Group of Universities, known for their research-intensive endeavours.

The University of Sheffield is currently ranked 71st in the world by QS World University Rankings and was named University of the Year in 2011 in the Times Higher Education award. It has also received 4 Queen's Anniversary Prizes, which recognises outstanding contributions by universities and colleges to the nation's intellectual, economic, cultural and social life.

Subject Strengths: Medicine, Mechanical Engineering, Psychology, Law, Management, Geography, Politics and International Relations as well as the Humanities.

Campuses

The combined student populations of the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University mean that the city is always bustling with young people. Sheffield's music hot spots are frequented by big name bands, and as the biggest city in South Yorkshire, there's a vast number of bars, pubs and clubs in the area.

University buildings are clustered close together about a mile to the west of the city centre, where you can find all the shops, bars and pubs you could desire. Here are some amenities near our campus.

Information
Year
Founded
1905
Student
Population
23961
Staff
Population
1566
Male to Female
Ratio
50 : 50
International
Students
33%
Foundation
Colleges
Social
Accreditations
Strengths
Civil Engineering
ARWU, Civil Engineering
2nd
Media & Communications
The Times, Communication and Media Studies
2nd
Surveying & Planning
Guardian, Building and town and country planning
2nd
Material Science
The Times, Materials Technology
3rd
Materials Engineering
The Times, Materials Technology
3rd
Architecture
CUG, Architecture
4th
Optometry
CUG, Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics
4th
Agriculture & Forestry
ARWU, Agricultural Sciences
5th
Aeronautical Engineering
QS, Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing
6th
Area Studies
CUG, Russian & East European Languages
6th
Biological Science
ARWU, Ecology
6th
Mechanical Engineering
QS, Engineering Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing
6th
Music
The Times, Music
6th
Sociology
ARWU, Sociology
6th
Archaeology
QS, Archaeology
7th
Dentistry
ARWU, Dentistry & Oral Sciences
7th
Languages
The Times, German
7th
Speech Therapy
CUG, Aural & Oral Sciences
7th
Social Work & Policy
Times, Social sciences
10th
Medicine
Times, Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health
12th
Scholarships
Singapore Merit Undergraduate Scholarship
50% for tuition
2 available
International Baccalaureate Merit Undergraduate Scholarship
50% for tuition
10 available
Postgraduate Research scholarships
Up to 100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
British Chevening Scholarships
100% for tuition and living expenses
Limited quantity
Engineering International Scholarship
£2500 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Science International Scholarship
£2500 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Law International Scholarship
£2000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Arts International Scholarship
£2000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Management International Scholarship
£2000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Social Science International Scholarship
£2000 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Alumni Rewards
£1500 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
Singapore Sheffield Scholarships 2015
Up to £2500 for tuition
Unlimited quantity
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Hotline
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Notable alumni

Lim Neo Chian Former Chief of the Singapore Army
Lim Neo Chian was a former Chief of the Singapore Army from 1992 to 1995, holding the rank of Major-General. He later served as the Deputy Chairman and CEO of the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Chairman of Jurong Town Corporation (JTC). He has a Bachelor of Engineering (1st Class) from Sheffield University (1975) under the SAF scholarship.

Sir Harold Walter Kroto Nobel Prize Winner
Sir Harold (Harry) Walter Kroto is the English chemist who shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Robert Curl and Richard Smalley for the discovery of C60 Bucky Balls. He developed an interest in chemistry, physics, and mathematics in secondary school, and went on to read Chemistryat the University of Sheffield. He went there because his sixth form chemistry teacher felt that the Sheffield had the best chemistry department in the UK.

Helen Patricia Sharman UK's first Astronaut
Helen Patricia Sharman is a British chemist who became the first Briton in space and the first woman to visit the Mir space station. Sharman was born in Grenoside, Sheffield, and received a B.Sc. in chemistry at the University of Sheffield in 1984.
Student life
Media
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