Booking Form Apply
Contact Form Contact
Chat Chat

The University of Sheffield is a member of the prestigious Russell Group, and has established itself as one of the largest and best-regarded research universities in the UK. The University ranks among the UK's best for student experience, and outside of study, those who choose to go to Sheffield can enjoy a thriving, cultural city that is also one of the most affordable.

Key Facts


  • #18 in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024
  • #20 in the Complete University Guide 2024
  • #21 in the Guardian Good University Guide 2024
  • #3 for Criminology, General Engineering, Music, Nursing and Town and country planning and landscape, #4 for Architecture and Materials Technology,  #5 for Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering and Bioengineering , Biomedical Engineering and Electrical and Electronic Engineering, #6 for Dentistry (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024)

Latest undergraduate enrolment

  • 20,000

Latest postgraduate enrolment

  • 8,500

Year founded

  • 1897

  • Sheffield counts five Nobel Prize winners among its alumni and faculty.
  • Among its alumni are the authors Hilary Mantel and Lee Child, the 2012 Olympic gold-winner Jessica Ennis-Hill, chemist and first Briton in space Helen Sharman, and the first woman to fly solo from Britain to Australia, Amy Johnson.
  • A £81m Diamond engineering building — the university’s biggest single development — caters for the growing number of students in one of Sheffield’s key strengths. It features 19 specialist laboratories and 1,000 study spaces for students across the university.    
Kings alumni at University of Sheffield

Thank you for your enquiry.
We'll be in touch soon.
The Kings Admissions Team