University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, United Kingdom

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The University of Sheffield (informally Sheffield University) is a public research university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. It received its royal charter in 1905 as successor to the University College of Sheffield, which was established in 1897 by the merger of Sheffield Medical School (founded in 1828), Firth College (1879) and Sheffield Technical School (1884).

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Motto: To discover the causes of things

Endowment: £39.7m (as of 31 July 2016)

Administrative staff: 5,306

Students: 27,195 (2014/15)

Undergraduates: 18,975 (2014/15)

Postgraduates: 8,220 (2014/15)

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