We're a member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities. Our outstanding performance for excellent teaching and research, as part of a genuinely global community, is consistently confirmed by international independent assessments. The University is rated 80th in world in the 2015 QS World University Rankings.
The University of Sheffield was founded over a hundred years ago, founded on the aspirations and financial support of the people of Sheffield. They wanted to establish a university which would benefit their economy, health and children.
The University has a long tradition of providing an environment in which students can fully develop their talents and ambitions, often in unexpected ways. From literature, sport and film to law, politics, engineering and science, we nurture people whose work has made a real difference to our world, including five Nobel Prize Winners.
Who do the University of Sheffield support?
The University of Sheffield welcomes applications from any Chevening-eligible country in any subject.
This year, the university is also generously co-funding a number of Chevening awards available to applicants from China.
All applicants who wish to be considered for an award at Sheffield are encouraged to select the university as their first preference within their Chevening application.