The university is located in Sheffield, a city popular with students, close to the city center and the central station.
Its history goes back to the 19th century and started with two colleges that, after merging with Sheffield Training College and Sheffield Technology College, became Sheffield Polytechnic and a university in 1992.
Its top rated subject areas include Math, Medicine, Biosciences, Tourism, Planning, Engineering, Sport Science, Law and Management. Many courses offer a one year-long paid internship.
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