Sheffield Hallam University has offices and education agents around the world who can support students through the application and visa processes. The university offers scholarships and awards to EU and international students who can demonstrate strong academic or personal achievement; information on funding and tuition fees can be found on the university website.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Silver is awarded to institutions that deliver high-quality teaching, learning and outcomes for their students, and consistently exceed "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.

International Student Statistics

1,985 international students in 2017–18

Welcome Arrangements

  • The university offers advice and information to help students plan their journey and prepare for studying at Sheffield Hallam.
  • On arrival, the university offers an airport pick-up service from Manchester Airport; a dedicated meet and greet desk for international and exchange students; and an informative orientation programme.

English Language Requirements

  • English Language entry requirements vary depending on the course; please refer to the university website or the entry requirements section of the online prospectus.

Accommodation for International Students

  • A dedicated specialist team supports international students throughout their time at Sheffield Hallam.
  • The university strongly encourages students to apply online for accommodation in advance of their arrival. Students who don't apply online are advised to book themselves into a local hotel for their first night's accommodation and then visit the accommodation services office where staff will be able to offer advice and assist students to find suitable accommodation.

Ongoing Support

  • Advisers provide help on a range of issues affecting study and welfare, along with guidance on course, assessment and financial issues.
  • Workshops run each semester to help students adjust to UK study methods and teaching styles.
  • The university also works closely with Hallam Union and other groups to provide activities and social events throughout the year.

Quick Guides to International Tuition Fees and Finance