The University of Sheffield
The University of Sheffield

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  • University Offices:
    Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom
  • Telephone:
    0114 222 2000, +44 114 222 2000
  • Fax:
    0114 222 4042 or 24042
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Located in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, the University of Sheffield was established in the year 1881. It is a public research university which was founded by the merger of Firth College, Sheffield Medical School, and Sheffield Technical School. The university received its royal charter in the year 1905. Though the university has multi- campuses, it is spread predominantly over two areas of the St. George’s and the Western Bank.

The university offers study programs such as undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in many multiple departments which are divided into five faculties of arts and humanities, engineering, science, social sciences, medicine, dentistry and health, and an international faculty- City College in Thessaloniki, Greece. It is a red brick university and is affiliated with Russell Group, Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).

In the year 2015, the university had 30144 student enrolments and 2944 faculty members. Out of the total number of students enrolled, 27% were international students. Boeing, Siemens, Unilever, and Rolls Royce are some of the clients and research partners of the university. Various names of alumni associated with the university are Hans Krebs, Harry Kroto, Peter Middleton, Nigel Knowles, and Nicholas Liverpool.