Make something of yourself - a great place for a career after studying

Sheffield is built on collaboration and creativity. We’re a major city with an inventive ethos, so it’s no surprise that many students fall in love with Sheffield and decide to stay here, building their careers in the region.

Sheffield has developed beyond recognition in the past decade, with a growing economy where businesses flourish. Both Sheffield Hallam University and The University of Sheffield are dedicated to making Sheffield a vibrant, exciting place to live and work. They have ambitious plans to invest in the region’s future.

When you study in Sheffield, there’ll be opportunities to get involved in local businesses and organisations through placements and volunteering. You’ll discover loads of opportunities in exciting industries, developing cutting-edge skills to build your future.

Sheffield is home to digital SMEs, independent producers, community projects, FTSE 100 giants and large public sector organisations. Our engineering and manufacturing industries are among the best in the country, and our creative and digital industries sector is thriving. 

Whatever your career plans are, make Sheffield the home of a successful future.

Careers in digital and tech

Hear from the CEO of WanDisco and Hallam graduate Harry Battles on why Sheffield is a great place for businesses and students alike.