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Welcome To Your Students' Union

You’re now a member of the University of Sheffield Students’ Union, the number 1 Students’ Union in the UK. Think of us as your mentor, guide, and friend at university. We're here for the fun times and the tough times - we'll always have your back.

Follow Your SU

You can keep up with all things SU related via our social media channels. You can follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We’re always excited to see what you're up to and how you’re adjusting to life in Sheffield, let us know by using #shefintro2017

Your Officers

Your SU is run by a team of 8 officers. Get to know them better, and keep up with what they’re working on by reading their blogs or catching up with their vlogs. Learn more about the Officer team and how the SU is run from our Forge student newspaper writers. 

About Intro Week

Sheffield Intro is all about welcoming you to your new student life with a mix of events, activities, information, and support. It’s a chance to get to know the campus, meet other new students, and have have some fun along the way. We hope by the end of it you’ll be feeling excited to call this place your new home.

Nights Out

Nights out at the SU are some of the best, and most memorable in the country. No matter the music you’re looking for, there’s a night out for you, and there’s always a safe way to get home after. Learn more about nights out from writers of our student paper, Forge. Read More

Give It A Go

Give it a Go is a programme full of one-off activities for you to try while you are a student in Sheffield. During Intro Week there are over 80 activities ready for you to try, some of which are free. They are a great way of trying something new, and making new friends.

Taste of the SU

Returning for a second year, visit us on Wednesday 20th September to experience what the SU has on offer with Taste of the SU. Samples and vouchers will be on offer from outlets across the SU, a great way to find your new favourite.

Activities Fair

Join us on 21st September for the Activities Fair, and discover over 300 societies available for you to get involved with at the SU. Societies provide a great chance for you to meet new people to share hobbies and interests with during your time at university.

The fair takes place across the Students' Union building as well as The Octagon Centre. There are performances taking place throughout the day too.

Sports Fair

Come and join us at this year’s Sports Fair in the Octagon Centre and SU Building on Friday 22nd September. You will be able to discover and find out more about over 50 sports clubs.

As well as find out more information about Intra Mural sports league, fitness opportunities, and sports volunteering.

Freshers Fair

Don’t miss the biggest freebie event in the student calendar on Wednesday 27th September. Sheffield SU hosts one of the largest Freshers Fairs in the UK. Expect giveaways, competitions and information from over 50 student-friendly companies taking over the Octagon Centre. Look out for companies being released closer to the time on Facebook and Twitter.

Part Time Jobs & Volunteering Fair

If you’re interested in developing skills, helping your local community and earning some extra money, Part Time Jobs and Volunteering Fair is a chance to meet local employers and community organisations on Thursday 28th September. You can have your CV reviewed before attending the fair by making an appointment at the Careers Service.

All Tickets & Events

No matter what your interests are, you’ll find something to get involved with during your time at Sheffield.

Book your tickets for the best nights out, club nights, theatre, live gigs, cinema and talks. Choose from Give It A Go events or trips, a host of student society events and more...

About Sheffield

There are loads of great things to get involved with and see during your time in Sheffield. Find out more about what’s on offer in the city first hand from University of Sheffield students.

Top Tips for Intro Week

We want everyone to have a great time during Intro, so we’ve come up with some handy tips to make sure you have the best experience possible.

Are you a new International Student? If so check this out

What about Postgraduate? Check this out

Safety in Sheffield

Making sure you have the best time in Sheffield and staying safe at the same time is a priority. Find out about support, tips and keeping safe, written by a current University of Sheffield student.