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The University of Sheffield

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About The University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield is one of the world’s top 100 universities with a reputation for teaching and research excellence.

The University of Sheffield’s diverse student population of nearly 25,000 of the brightest students from 117 countries learn alongside over 1,200 of the world’s top academics. The campus is based in the heart of Sheffield, a large, green city in the north of England.

Leading experts teach on the University’s courses and its students rated their learning experience as the best in the UK in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Awards, 2014-15.

The University conducts research that matters. In the most recent UK Research Excellence Framework, 86 per cent of its research was assessed as world-leading or internationally excellent. The University has five Nobel Prize winners among its former staff and students.

It uses its research power to tackle big problems; global issues such as climate change and sustainable energy. It is reinventing engineering, changing the landscape of urban regeneration, protecting the vulnerable and standing up for freedom of expression.

The University remains true to the ideals of its 1905 founders and works hard to ensure that people from all backgrounds have opportunities to learn and the chance to fulfil their potential.

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