Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield,South Yorkshire , Yorkshire and The Humber, United Kingdom
Overview

Sheffield Hallam University was founded in 1843, originally as the Sheffield School of Design and in response to the industrial revolution, in which Sheffield established itself as a leading centre for steel production.

The university has two campuses: City Campus is at the heart of the city and located near to Sheffield railway station; and Collegiate Campus, which is a couple of miles further out and surrounded by green space. Both comprise Grade-II listed buildings alongside more modern facilities.

It offers over 700 courses for students to choose from, with more than half its courses including an integrated work placement or similar. The university prides itself on its health and social care courses, teacher training, and sport and physical activity. Its most popular courses by enrolment numbers are in business and administrative studies, medicine, and biology.

 International Students: 5.3%

University Statistics
Student satisfaction score
84.3%
Average graduate salary
21K
% of graduates in work or further study
80.0%
Location

Hallamshire (or Hallam) is the historical name for an area of South Yorkshire, England, in the current city of Sheffield. The origin of the name is uncertain. The English Place-Name Society describe "Hallam" originating from a formation meaning "on the rocks".

Student Guide

Sheffield Hallam is among the best universities in the UK for international student support, and a dedicated International Experience team can help with pre-arrival support, visa advice, free airport pick-up service, study and welfare support, and activities for you to enjoy. These include day trips to cities such as Manchester and York, visits to the British seaside, museums and stately homes, and fun activities like ice skating. There are also opportunities for you to meet local people and experience British culture.