The University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield


The University of Sheffield is a World Top 100 university (QS World University Rankings 2022) and is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, that has more than 28,000 students from over 140 countries. Our research influences national, regional and international policy and changes lives. We are in the top 10 per cent of UK universities for the strength and impact of our research (latest Research Excellence Framework, 2014). Through our flagship research institutes, we are tackling some of the most important social, economic and health challenges facing the world today. As well as being world-renowned experts in their fields, our staff are also leading the way with innovative approaches to teaching. We regularly invest in our teaching and learning facilities including The Diamond, our £81 million centre of engineering, and our library which is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We are among the top universities in the UK for outstanding student experience.


Scholarships and grants

We offer generous and competitive scholarships for both Home & Overseas students at all levels, to attract and reward high-achieving applicants with excellent academic results and potential. These include our International Undergraduate & Postgraduate Merit Scholarships, IB Merit Scholarships, International Excellence Scholarships for Engineering & Computer Science, and PhD Scholarships.

Further scholarships information can be found at or for guidance on course specific fees & funding please use our Funding Calculator. If you are unsure of your fee or immigration status please check our guidance for EU applicants.

One in four world leaders have studied in the UK. The UK is also home to three of the world’s best universities for Political Science and to some of the greatest minds and courses in Development Studies and International Relations anywhere in the world. Join this webinar to gain a global perspective on the history and future of Political Science in the UK and the skills you will acquire to step into a career on the world stage.
Julia Pitchford
Julia Pitchford
International Recruitment Manager at University of Sheffield
Sam Twells, Regional Manager Student Recruitment (Europe), University of Cambridge
Sam Twells, Regional Manager Student Recruitment (Europe), University of Cambridge
Sam studied History at Cambridge and has worked there since graduating in 2014. His first outreach position involved liaising with schools across the UK on behalf of his College, Corpus Christi. He then moved to the central Cambridge Admissions Office to deliver the University Open Days, before transferring to the International Student Recruitment team in 2018. Sam is now responsible for engaging with students, parents, counsellors and schools from across Europe.
Tom Pilkington
Tom Pilkington
Senior International Officer at University of Essex
Carolina Jiménez, Head of Education, British Council Spain
Carolina Jiménez, Head of Education, British Council Spain
Carolina is head of the Education at the British Council since 2012. Before that she managed the Science and Society Team for nearly 10 years and worked in stock market and manufacturing. Graduated as a maths teacher and has a master in school management (Open University) and internet systems (Complutense). e-mail:
Raquel Barreiros
Raquel Barreiros
International Recruitment Officer at University of Wolverhampton
Participating Universities
The University of Sheffield
University of Cambridge
University of Essex
Are you looking to deepen you knowledge of physics or looking to pursue a research career within a laboratory setting? Are you interested in furthering your understanding of astrophysics or condensed matter? Postgraduate Physics courses in the UK are flexible and give you the opportunity to tailor your course towards your individual career aspirations. This webinar will explore what a postgraduate Physics course in the UK could offer you.
Julia Pitchford
Julia Pitchford
International Recruitment Manager at University of Sheffield
Kate Brennan
Kate Brennan
International Recruitment Manager at Durham University
Dr Noelia Noël
Dr Noelia Noël
Lecturer in Astrophysics at the University of Surrey
Participating Universities
The University of Sheffield
University of Surrey
Durham University


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