University of Sheffield is where women work

A leading international university

The University of Sheffield is a Top 100 University, part of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities. Their outstanding performance for excellent teaching and research, as part of a genuinely global community, is consistently confirmed by international independent assessments.

The University has 28,000+ students from 125 countries, and has 8,000+ staff. It's a popular choice with applicants for university places, and once they arrive our students enjoy the experience so much that many settle in Sheffield after they graduate.

There are so many brilliant opportunities for talented people to join the University of Sheffield.

University of Sheffield supports Women in Engineering

Helping increase the number of women entering the engineering profession is key. The University actively attracts, retains, develops and promotes exceptional women of high talent and competence who are leaders in their field - and it attracts top students from all over the world.

And when it comes to higher education, the University's focus on diversity and inclusion is paramount. The University has been presented with a silver institutional Athena SWAN award that recognises their ongoing commitment to gender equality. They’re now one of 16 of an elite group of universities holding silver institution awards.

One of our University targets is focused around increasing the representation of women at professorial level. There are numerous avenues of support for academic women at University and Faculty level, for example mentoring programmes, networks and initiatives aimed at raising the profile of women across the University.

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