The University of Sheffield is one of the UK’s most in-demand universities with less than 15% of students managing to get accepted onto a course here. And it’s competitive for a reason, as the standard of education on offer at this Russell Group uni is respected around the world. Courses for all subjects are taught by world-leading experts who have access to extensive resources. Practically every degree gives the option to do a placement year, providing you with invaluable exposure to real-world industries.
The city has great public transport links to get you to and from your campus and student accommodation. Release your competitive spirit on one of the many sports pitches and leisure centres in Sheffield to see how you stack up against others while meeting new people and making friends. Or use your time away from the lecture hall to check out superb live music events such as The Folk Forest and Tramlines. Exclusive to Sheffield, these nationally respected events offer plenty of food and comedy gigs, as well as some top-class live music. However you want to spend your time at university, Sheffield has it and more.
An excellent reputation
As one of the respected Russell Group universities, the University of Sheffield has a reputation for top-level education. The institution was one of the first to be labelled as a red-brick university and is among the best in the world, ranking in the top 10% of European universities for teaching quality. Postgraduate students looking to progress in academia should note that the university regularly publishes new papers to reputable journals, with their School of Health alone publishing 400 papers a year!
Outside of academic success, Sheffield is well known as a great location for the overall student experience. For four years in a row, their student union has been awarded the Whatuni Student Choice Award for Best Students’ Union. Run by students for students, the union organises great events that make socialising effortless, all in the local area. Sheffield Uni leads the field in making people feel involved and welcome, running events even throughout summer – ideal for those who have chosen summer let student accommodation.
But beyond the campus, you’ll find a city full of reasons to go out and explore, no matter what your budget is for the day. You’ll see plenty of old and repurposed factories from the Industrial Revolution, explaining why Sheffield is known as the ‘Steel City’. Many have been renovated into wonderful galleries and museums where you can spend hours learning about the city and beyond.
If you’re looking for something more than just history and sport, the city’s Winter Garden is packed with more than 2,000 fascinating plants, perfect for a relaxing, therapeutic day out. And of course, there are countless pubs and clubs to choose from, including the original Bierkeller and a whole host of student-only clubs where you can dance the night away with friends. At our Novel Sheffield University accommodation you’ll have easy access to everything the vibrant Sheffield nightlife has to offer.
95th in the 2021 QS World University rankings
0.2miles to nearest Novel property
29,353 Number of full time equivalent students enrolled at the University
Living in Sheffield
Close to the University of Sheffield is our Hillside House property, which has a range of stylish, modern rooms ranging from your very own studio to sociable multiple bedroom apartments to share with others. To make things simple and easy to manage, this Sheffield University accommodation includes all bills in your rent, as well as providing you with the very highest standard of amenities.
But not only is our University of Sheffield accommodation near to your campus, it’s also close to some of the city’s best and most scenic parks, plus the property has its own private roof terrace where you can kick back and relax. There are staff available around the clock to help you navigate day-to-day life in Sheffield, no matter what kind of help you need. From fun-packed social spaces to your private room, this is the finest way to experience further education in Sheffield.
And our University of Sheffield accommodation has all bills included so you won’t be surprised by any hidden fees! Our aim is to make sure your university life in Sheffield is as straightforward and enjoyable as it can possibly be.