Sheffield has a higher than average number of international students.
The ‘Steel City’ is one of the eight largest regional cities which make up the ‘Core Cities Group’ and it is the third largest English district by population.
Additionally, there are more than 250 parks, woodlands and gardens in the city, giving Sheffield the highest ratio of trees to people in Europe. 61% of the city is green space and a third 560, 000 of the city lies in the Peak District.
Sheffield sits at the heart of the Sheffield City Region which covers South Yorkshire. The City Region takes in Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chester eld, Derbyshire Dales, Doncaster, North East Derbyshire, Rotherham and Sheffield itself.
Sheffield has a GVA (Gross Value Added) of £15.55bn and the City Region as a whole has a GVA of £30bn, making South Yorkshire a major contributor to the UK economy.
Sheffield was voted the best city for ‘student experience’ by students in the latest Times Higher Education survey.
“Made in Sheffield” is a world famous mark of quality and Sheffield is the only UK city with a trademarked name.