There are lots of reasons to study at the University of Sheffield – from great nightlife to world-class teaching. In this article, we’ve rounded up a few of them to help you make your mind up. Let’s get straight into it!
What to consider when choosing a university?
Choosing where to study can be daunting, as there are so many things you need to take into consideration. The course, the facilities and the university’s reputation are some of the first things that spring to mind, and location is a big factor, too.
Why choose the University of Sheffield?
A Russell Group university
As part of the Russell Group, the University of Sheffield is one of the UK’s leading 24 universities for research and teaching. In fact, these universities produce more than 65% of the world-leading research that comes from the UK. That spells great news for your future career prospects.
The university is packed with modern facilities to help make it easier for you to study and learn. One of the highlights is a state-of-the-art building called The Diamond, which is home to industry-leading creative media facilities such as well-equipped editing booths and a TV studio.
The Diamond, an Engineering building of the University of Sheffield, opened in 2015
A leading library
Thanks to a collection of more than 25,000 rare books and 150 special collections, the University of Sheffield’s library has made a name for itself as one of the UK’s leading research libraries. There is even a specialist librarian for each subject area, so you’ll have someone on hand who knows your subject matter well.
A great Students’ Union
The University of Sheffield’s students’ union has been voted the best in the country no less than five times since 2017, in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards. So, you can look forward to plenty of clubs and societies and some of the city’s best nights out right on campus.
A modern student city
As the fifth largest city in the UK, Sheffield is a top pick for students looking for fantastic nightlife, great shopping and green spaces. It also shows off a lower-than-average cost of living, scooping a spot in the UK’s top 10 most affordable university cities year after year. That means Sheffield University student accommodation is cheaper than in most other cities across the country.
Accommodation for students at The University of Sheffield
If you’re looking for cheap student accommodation in Sheffield, why not check out Claypenny’s wide range of options? We have a selection of properties available for July 2023, and they’re all within reach of campus.
For more details on the facilities, teaching and student life at the University of Sheffield, we recommend browsing their website. And, when you’ve finalised your choice, contact Claypenny to get your perfect Sheffield University accommodation reserved early.