University of

The University of Sheffield is a member of the Russell Group of research-led universities, and one of the UK’s original redbrick universities. It was first established in 1897 when the Sheffield Medical School, Firth College and the Sheffield Technical School joined forces to create the University College of Sheffield. The university is home to over 25,500 full time students of which 35% are international students.

The university’s academic departments are divided into five faculties: arts and humanities, engineering, medicine, dentistry and health, science and social sciences. Sheffield was placed 75th worldwide and 13th in the UK according to QS World University Rankings.

As well as 6 Nobel Prize winners, Notable Alumni include Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill and Eddie Izzard.

Host – Central Quay is a 20 minute bus ride or a 26 minute walk from the university.

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