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Student life in Sheffield


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Student life in Sheffield is very social and full of activities to get involved with. From trips and events to sports and social societies for students to sign up to, the city has it all!

What makes Sheffield a student city?

Sheffield is a vibrant city full of personality with a large student population. But what makes the former Steel City a first choice for University students?

  1. Affordability

Sheffield is one of the most affordable cities to live in as a student, it has a unique charm about it, it is fun, social and budget friendly for all! Student accommodation in Sheffield hosts shared apartments with en-suites that accommodate all your needs. Flat shared living is a great opportunity to meet other students and make memories that will last a lifetime.

  1. Location

The Peak District sits on the edge of the city in a beautiful countryside setting and Meadowhall shopping centre is a short tram-ride away. For students studying in Sheffield, the train station serves direct links to cities like London, Leeds and Manchester. This is great for international students travelling to Sheffield from U.K airports.

  1. Jobs in Sheffield

As a student city, there a plenty of jobs in Sheffield for securing some additional disposable income! The hospitality industry is thriving in the city, so you are never short of opportunity to secure work in bars and restaurants. For graduates looking for work, Sheffield has a good reputation for employment prospectives across industries like engineering, nursing and architecture!

  1. Thriving student experience

There are currently 60,000 students living in Sheffield, making it a flourishing place for student living. Sheffield is not only comfortable and homely, it is city for University students to get the most out of their social life. Eccleshall Road is the main hub for independent bars and restaurants if you are looking for something a little different! The city centre is home lots of retail therapy with major high-street brands and chain bars and restaurants that are always bustling.

  1. Friendliness

It would be silly not to mention our northern charm. Sheffield is situated in the north of England, up here we are incredibly friendly and welcoming to all! Students living in Sheffield are from all different backgrounds and cultures, so it really is the perfect place to make new friends and learn about each other!

Our Sheffield accommodation, The Pinnacles is located a short 10-minute walk away from Sheffield Hallam University. We are more than just a room at The Pinnacles, we are committed to giving our residents the best student experience with a comfortable living space and a jam-packed monthly events programme for everyone.

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