About University of Sheffield
History traces back to the foundation of “Sheffield Medical College” in 1828. “Firth College” in 1879 and Sheffield Technical School in 1884. University College of Sheffield was subsequently formed by the amalgamation of the three institutions in 1897 and was granted a royal charter as University of Sheffield in 1905 by King Edward VII.
Why Study at University of Sheffield?
The University is rated 93rd in the world, 16th in the UK and second in Yorkshire and the Humber in the 2021 QS World University Rankings. The University is ranked 117th in the world and 14th in the UK. 45 out of 500 universities in Europe., 22nd out of 250 universities in Europe Sheffield’s Student Union voted best in the UK for the fourth year in a row by the Whatuni Student, Choice Awards (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017). We’re top 10 in the Russell Group for research outputs. Triple Crown accreditation from AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS – an honour that has been bestowed on fewer than 100 business schools worldwide. 6 Nobel Prize winners in the field of Chemistry & Medicine.