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The city of Sheffield is home to two universities: Sheffield University and Sheffield Hallam University. Sheffield Hallam University (often
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abbreviated to SHU) is one of the largest in the country and is home to over 33,000 students. The university is split across two campuses: City Campus and Collegiate Crescent Campus. Collegiate Crescent Campus is located to the south west of the city centre, close to Ecclesall Road. City Campus can be found close to Sheffield Rail Station and includes the universities Accommodation Services, Adsetts Learning Centre and Arundel Gate Court.
SHU is divided into four faculties: Faculty of Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences, Faculty of Development and Society, Faculty of Health and Wellbeing, and Sheffield Business School. In 2012, The Complete University Guide placed Sheffield Hallam University as 62nd in the national league tables. The university was voted high in subjects relating to nursing, occupational therapy, radiography, tourism, law, and management. Sheffield Hallam has 30 research centres, including centres for sustainable consumption, science education, and health and social care research.
The University of Sheffield (also known as Sheffield University) is located in the centre of the city and provides places of study to over 27,000 students every year. The university is a research university and is a member of the Russell Group of leading research-intensive universities. Sheffield University is split into five faculties: Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, Faculty of Pure Science and Faculty of Social Sciences. The university also has a campus in Thessaloniki and offers students the opportunity to study in subjects relating to business, computer science, psychology and humanities. Sheffield University is spread across different buildings, all located within close proximity to each other. St George’s Campus is centred on Mappin Street and is home to the Faculty of Engineering, the School of Management, and the Department of Computer Science. Sheffield University has a reputation for academic excellence and consistently ranks high in the league tables. In 2011, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings placed Sheffield University 101st in the world’s top universities.
Sheffield Student Guide – An overview