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The University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield


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With almost 29,000 of the brightest students from over 140 countries, learning alongside over 1,200 of the best academics from across the globe, the University of Sheffield is one of the world’s leading universities.

A member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of leading research-led institutions, Sheffield offers world-class teaching and research excellence across a wide range of disciplines.

Unified by the power of discovery and understanding, staff and students at the university are committed to finding new ways to transform the world we live in.

Sheffield is the only university to feature in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For 2018 and for the last eight years has been ranked in the top five UK universities for Student Satisfaction by Times Higher Education.

The University is also home to the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), a part of the AMRC Group, a cluster of world-class centres for industry-focused research and development of technologies used in high-value manufacturing sectors. Sub-centres of the AMRC include Rolls-Royce Factory of the Future, AMRC Training Centre, Knowledge Transfer Centre (KTC), AMRC Castings, the Medical AMRC, The National Metals Technology Centre, Factory 2050, Composite Centre, Design and Prototyping Centre, Advanced Structural Testing Centre and Industrial Doctorate Centre.

Global research partners and clients include Boeing, Rolls-Royce, Unilever, AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Siemens and Airbus, as well as many UK and overseas government agencies and charitable foundations.

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