The World100 Representative
Carrie Vernon - Head of Marketing
Recent News from The University of Sheffield
- Living and looking for lavatories: student’s essay on IBS research wins national award
Posted: 23 March 2017, 2:26 pm
- Students vote University number one in the Russell Group
Posted: 23 March 2017, 12:01 am
- Comment: Industrial strategy, Beijing-Style
Posted: 22 March 2017, 8:51 am
- Bioenergy to the rescue! Energy research gets graphic with new illustrated guide
Posted: 20 March 2017, 2:13 pm
- Comment: Open to the world?
Posted: 20 March 2017, 12:13 pm
Key facts about The University of Sheffield
Over 27,000 Students
Over 7,000 International Students
Over 7,000 Staff
50 academic departments
Percentage of research submitted to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework rated as internationally recognised or better: 99%
1.3 million books and periodicals in the University library
A world top 100 University according to the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings
About University of Sheffield
Founded in 1905, the University of Sheffield has grown in reputation and size to become one of the UK’s leading universities with a global reputation for teaching and research. As part of the UK Russell Group, the University is a premier-league, research-led institution with over 26,000 students including more than 7,000 international students from 121 countries and over 7,000 members of staff.
The University of Sheffield was voted number one in the UK for accommodation, social life, and community atmosphere in the 2015 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. Its Students’ Union was also voted number one in the UK for the seventh year running. The University is renowned for its friendliness and sense of community; an experience which students enjoy so much that many settle in Sheffield after they graduate.
99 per cent of the research submitted by academic staff has been rigorously judged as internationally recognised, internationally excellent or world leading and the Research Excellence Framework places Sheffield in the top 10 per cent of all UK universities.
The University has produced a number of leading figures in the area of research including five Nobel Prize winners, 12 fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering and 18 fellows of the Royal Society, and many of our alumni have gone on to hold positions of great responsibility and influence around the world.
University of Sheffield mission statement
To educate others and ourselves and to learn through doing so, thereby improving the world.
University of Sheffield vision statement
That research, teaching, and learning together create a positive culture of higher education.
The University’s research partners and clients include: Boeing, Rolls Royce, Unilever, Boots, AstraZeneca, GSK, ICI, Slazenger, and many more household names, as well as UK and overseas government agencies and charitable foundations.