The University of Sheffield

4.1 from 1778 ratings
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24/354 Universities
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4.5 / 325 reviews
Nightlife: 
4.5 / 325 reviews
Halls of Residence: 
4.1 / 150 reviews
Clubs & Societies: 
4.7 / 16 reviews
Freshers' Week: 
4.0 / 26 reviews

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About the University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield (informally Sheffield University) is a research university in the city of Sheffield in South Yorkshire. It is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and is regarded as one of the original redbrick universities. The University of Sheffield is widely recognised as a leading research and teaching university both in the UK and in the world.

 

Campus

While the university of Sheffield is not a campus university, most of its buildings can be found close to the city centre. The University owns and operates a large number of historically significant buildings as well as attractive modern additions. The Diamond, a new £81 million building housing lecture theatres, laboratories and other facilities opened its doors in September 2015.

Student Life

Famous for its vibrant nightlife and diverse range of opportunities, Sheffield is one of the best cities for students in the UK. The University of Sheffield Students' Union dates back to 1906 and offers two bars, three club venues and numerous shops and foot outlets. A student run cinema, Film Unit, can be found on campus. 
 

  • Total Students
    26,600
  • Male / Female Students
    51% Female 49% Male
  • Full / Part Time
    89% Full Time 11% Part Time
  • International Students
    30% International 70% UK

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The University of Sheffield Reviews

4.1 / 1778 reviews
  • 5 Stars
    816
  • 4 Stars
    639
  • 3 Stars
    223
  • 2 Stars
    74
  • 1 Star
    26
  • 0 Stars
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Christina Goodband

2nd February 2018
The SU at the UoS is simply the best. Every single week we are spoilt for choice. The nightlife is truly incredible and always buzzing with young students. The gym is spacious and has a pool, sauna, steam room. When I give the 5* ratings I am not overreacting- Sheffield is genuinely the best.
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Anonymous

1st February 2018
Great university, located in a medium size town, Sheffield. Student union is one of the best in the country therefore helps student alot. Facilities is good such as the diamond where its fully equipped and new. Career services is great as they provide free cv checking services and career activities throughout the year. Material science and engineering is good, although some of the lectures are ok lectures but overall experience is fantastic. We even won the 2 highest rank material science department in the UK 2016/2017. Lastly life here is ok for me as an international student. if you are used to asia's big city life with lost of things to do, then think twice. Its more to nightlife here, pubs and just friends hanging around in their place or a club. This is how people spend their time here basicly.
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Rankings

Rank City Student Rating
3 Manchester
4.6 / 328 reviews
4 Leeds
4.6 / 238 reviews
5 Brighton
4.5 / 244 reviews
6 Bristol
4.5 / 250 reviews
7 Sheffield
4.5 / 325 reviews
8 London
4.4 / 1189 reviews
9 Cardiff
4.5 / 170 reviews
10 Glasgow
4.5 / 191 reviews
11 Edinburgh
4.5 / 163 reviews
12 Nottingham
4.4 / 268 reviews
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Rank Hall Name Student Rating
1 Ranmoor/Endcliffe
4.2 / 118 reviews
2 City
3.8 / 28 reviews
3 Carrysbrook Court
3.0 / 3 reviews
4 Birchen apartments
4.0 / 1 review
5 Edward Hall
0.0 / 0 reviews
6 Rivelin
0.0 / 0 reviews
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Rank Society and Clubs Name Student Rating
1 Athletics and Cross Country
5.0 / 2 reviews
2 Mahjong Society
5.0 / 2 reviews
3 American Football
5.0 / 1 review
4 Archery
5.0 / 1 review
5 Canoeing
5.0 / 1 review
6 Cycling/Mountain Biking
5.0 / 1 review
7 English Society
5.0 / 1 review
8 Geography Society
5.0 / 1 review
9 Lacrosse
5.0 / 1 review
10 Management Society
5.0 / 1 review
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 Bar One
4.5 / 81 reviews
2 West Street Live
4.4 / 150 reviews
3 Players Bar (Sheffield)
4.2 / 37 reviews
4 Bungalows and Bears
4.3 / 20 reviews
5 Soyo
4.4 / 17 reviews
6 The Viper Rooms (Sheffield)
3.9 / 45 reviews
7 BrewDog (Sheffield)
4.6 / 9 reviews
8 Interval Bar
4.6 / 8 reviews
9 Picture House Social
4.7 / 7 reviews
10 Reflex
4.7 / 7 reviews
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Rank Freshers' Week Student Rating
1 Sheffield, University of
4.0 / 26 reviews
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Location Details

The University of Sheffield
Sheffield
S10 2TN
United Kingdom
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