Study in Sheffield and you’ll be part of an ambitious, modern city with close-knit communities alongside global opportunities.

Unforgettable nights out, breathtaking green spaces, sprawling shopping centres and proud independents. Find yourself amongst friends in a busy university with 60,000 students - choose to study at Sheffield Hallam University or University of Sheffield.

Our universities

60,000 students

Students are part of the fabric of Sheffield, and are important parts of communities wherever they live in the city.

Students voted Sheffield as one of the best UK cities in the Student Crowd Best Student Cities 2022.

Student life

Feel right at home

Find a welcoming city with lots of student deals and affordable accommodation within walking distance of your campus.

We're one of England's most affordable student cities so it's a little bit easier to stretch your budget here.

Safe, affordable and welcoming

UK's greenest city

We were ranked the UK's greenest city by the 2021 NatWest Green Cities Report, and we weren’t surprised. We have the 2nd highest percentage of green space (61%) of any city in the world.

5 rivers, more trees per person than any other European city, and a third of the city sitting in the Peak District National Park.

The UK's greenest city report

What's to love about Sheffield?

Welcome to Your University City

The big city vibe that feels like home. Discover what Sheffield has to offer.

Where is Sheffield?

Map of the UK showing where Sheffield is