The University Of Sheffield is a major employer in the region. It is a top research university and one of the most popular UK destinations for talented students from Britain and more than a hundred other countries worldwide. This makes our university community vibrant and international.
Benefitting the economy and the community
The economic benefits of the University to the City of Sheffield are enormous and varied - from job creation and student spending to attracting businesses like Rolls-Royce to locate here.
The University offers a wide range of public events and activities, many of which are free. Some highlights include the Festival of the Mind and the University's concert series. Our Institute for Lifelong Learning offers sa range of flexible courses, including a Foundation Programme that will help you prepare for a full or part-time degree. We can even help you with your fees.
Commitment to the community
Our students are active in contributing positively to the life of the City of Sheffield through volunteering and other community activities.
The University recognises that the presence of many students in local communities has a significant impact on them. We are committed to building good community relations and are determined that our students are aware of their responsibilities to their neighbourhood.
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We hope these web pages will be of interest and use to local residents and other stakeholders in the city, region and beyond. Any feedback, or suggestions for ways in which the pages could be improved, would be much appreciated.