The University of Sheffield is a public university located at South Yorkshire, England. The university was former West Ham Technical Institute established in 1892, and gain the university status in 1992.
A member of Russel Group, a leading UK research university, Sheffield has a global reputation for excellent teaching, research and student experience.
Today, the University of Sheffield has about 30,000 students, including 7,000 international students from 140 different countries around the world.
Among the dozen universities in the UK, Sheffield is the most favoured as recruiting grounds by The Times’s 100 leading employers, according to the 2019 graduate market survey by High Fliers.
The university’s accommodation can host about 6,200 students. Most of the places are within walking distance of lecture halls, or in the suburbs on the affluent west side of Sheffield. New students will have guaranteed accommodation, usually in one of the two student villages.
Sheffield has excellent sports facilities which close to the main university precinct, including five floodlit synthetic pitches, a large fitness centre with more than 150 pieces of equipment, a swimming pool with sauna and steam rooms, sports hall, fitness studio, multipurpose activity room, four squash courts and a bouldering wall.