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Studying in Sheffield

Why choose Sheffield?

Studying in Sheffield

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Sheffield is South Yorkshire's capital, where the city meets the Peak District - our National Park. Sheffield is a great place to explore the great outdoors and is the greenest city in the UK; offering breath-taking views and fantastic opportunities for cycling, walking and wildlife watching.

Fantastic value for money, Sheffield is rated by the national newspapers as the UK's hidden gem and best value break for a getaway. The city is renowned for its fantastic array of restaurants and eateries; from cosy Italians, burrito stalls, imaginative burger joints, quirky cafes, delicatessen bakeries, Turkish grills and far eastern cuisine.

Sheffield has a rich cultural heritage, from music and theatre, to crafts and cutlery. Catch live music at iconic venues such as The Leadmill, or check out some rising stars at local venues and our very own music festival, Tramlines. There's always something to watch at Showroom, Sheffield's independent cinema, or catch a play at Sheffield Theatres. There's also living history museums, art galleries, craft fairs and industrial workshops to enjoy as well!

One of the things we're most famous for here in Sheffield is our sporting excellence. We've got two huge football teams - Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday - plus we've nurtured some of the UK's best sporting talent; including heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill; golf champion Danny Willet and Premiership footballer Kyle Walker.

Sheffield is brilliantly located for visiting other cities across the UK, with Manchester, Leeds, York and Nottingham all within an hours drive; and major cities such as London, Edinburgh and Glasgow easily accessible via train.

Why study at The Sheffield College?

At The Sheffield College we're proud of our strong relationships with international students and schools from around the world.

Our teaching staff all have a wealth of experience both as academics and from working in their industries, so you can feel confident that you're always being taught the most relevant information for your chosen subject.

Each of our four campuses has its own unique identity and feel, but one thing that is common across all of our sites is the friendly and welcoming atmosphere that Sheffield is famous for. 

Sheffield is home to over 60,000 students and many of them maintain a connection with the city for life, something that we hope will be true for our international students as well!