University of Sheffield
The University of Sheffield has nearly 25,000 students from 117 countries learning alongside 1,209 academics and has a history stretching back to 1828. It has a reputation for world-class teaching and research excellence across a wide range of disciplines, featuring five Nobel Prize Winners amongst its alumni. Staff and students are committed to helping discover and understand the causes of things - and propose solutions that have the power to transform the world we live in.
The University has won four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes, recognising the outstanding contribution by universities and colleges to the United Kingdom’s intellectual, economic, cultural and social life, and was named University of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards 2011.
Research partners and clients include Boeing, Rolls-Royce, Unilever, Boots, AstraZeneca, GSK, Siemens, Yorkshire Water, as well as UK and overseas government agencies and charitable foundations. The University also has well-established partnerships with a number of universities both in the UK and abroad.