The University of Sheffield has been named UK University of the Year in the 2011 Times Higher Education Awards. We have nearly 25,000 students from 128 countries, and over 5,500 staff. The University of Sheffield is a popular choice with applicants for university places, and once they arrive, our students enjoy the experience so much that many settle in Sheffield after they graduate. The University’s history stretches back to 1828, when the Sheffield School of Medicine was founded, and our University Charter was granted in 1905.

Academic departments are grouped into five faculties:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Engineering
  • Medicine, Dentistry and Health
  • Science
  • Social Sciences

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The University is pleased to offer the following range of scholarships to students of high academic ability for September 2012 entry.

  • Faculty Undergraduate Scholarships 2012:
    We are pleased to offer scholarships to all international students starting their studies in the Faculties of Engineering, Science and the School of Law in September 2012:
    Engineering International Scholarships 2012
    Science International Scholarships 2012
    Law International Scholarships 2012
  • Undergraduate International Scholarships 2012:I
    In addition to the scholarships listed above the University of Sheffield also offers scholarships for students starting any undergraduate course at the University of Sheffield in September 2012.
    These scholarships take the form of a tuition fee reduction and are allocated according to nationality or domicile and are awarded on the basis of academic merit.
  • Other Undergraduate Scholarships- International Baccalaureate:
    Five scholarships are available for International Baccalaureate Diploma holders, starting their undergraduate studies in September 2012. Each scholarship is worth £6,500 of your undergraduate course tuition fee per year, for up to three years of study.
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University accommodation is an affordable option and you are guaranteed a safe, friendly place to live which offers good value for money. It is also a great way to meet people when you first arrive and are new to Sheffield.

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