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University of Sheffield ranks in worlds top universities

University of Sheffield ranks in world's top universities

The University of Sheffield has been ranked as one of the best universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings, 2019. The university ranked in 13th place as the best university in the UK, 75th in the world and has taken the top spot as the best university in Yorkshire and the Humber, performing among the top 7.5 percent of all universities in the QS World University Rankings 2019.

Recognised for international success

The QS global rankings list provides a definitive guide to the world’s 1,000 top universities, which hail from 85 different countries. This year 83,877 academics and 42,862 employers contributed to the rankings. The University was also named within the top 100 for the International Student Ratio, which is based on the proportion of students that are international.

The University of Sheffield has previously been recognised for providing outstanding support for international students and has shown its longstanding commitment through its global #WeAreInternational campaign, which highlights the crucial value of international students to the UK.

The University has a global reputation for its standard of teaching and research, as well as its pioneering industry collaborations and ability to solve real world issues, making a positive difference in people’s lives around the world.

Professor Sir Keith Burnett, President and Vice-Chancellor

President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, Professor Sir Keith Burnett, said: “We are delighted to see that the University of Sheffield has continued to be recognised as a world-leading institution and within the top 100 universities in the world.

“The University has a global reputation for its standard of teaching and research, as well as its pioneering industry collaborations and ability to solve real-world issues, making a positive difference in people’s lives around the world. It is particularly pleasing that, as a university with a strong international outlook and community, we have been recognised for our ethos in this area and appreciation for our international scholars and academics, who bring such benefits back to our region and to the UK.”

University of Sheffield continually recognised as a market leader

The University of Sheffield has also celebrated success in the Guardian University Guide 2019 after subjects from across the institution were ranked among the UK’s best for courses. Also, the University of Sheffield's Students' Union was voted top nationally for the tenth consecutive year by the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018. And when it comes to forging gender equality, the University of Sheffield is recognised as a strong and committed leader via its Athena Swan recognition. As just one example of the University's outstanding focus on suporting women's career, see how significantly their Faculty of Engineering helps to actively encourage more women into STEM. Aspiring women engineers are indeed drawn to the University's many role models.

Seize exceptional career opportunities with the University of Sheffield

As a prime employer for women, the University of Sheffield has excellent career opportunities available across many departments.

Whether an academic career, scientific pursuit, professional support role or even campus security - the University of Sheffield openly welcomes women of all backgrounds and many interests. Search and apply for your next exciting career move today.

 

 

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