Sheffield is a city soaked in culture. The city offers an abundance of entertainment and cultural activities including award-winning theatres at the largest theatre complex outside London, museums and galleries, a variety of clubs and live music venues, and a range of spectator and participation sports. With a thriving cultural industries quarter and a range of city-wide events throughout the year, there is something on offer to suit everyone’s taste and interests. There is also a wide range of affordable housing and excellent state and independent schools on offer. All in all, it makes for an exciting place to live.
As the only UK city with a National Park within its boundaries, Sheffield is peppered with stunning scenery. With some 50 public parks, 170 woodlands and the award-winning Winter Garden, you are never more than a short stroll away from an area of natural beauty. Sheltered by seven hills and fed by five rivers, the city boasts a huge range of outdoor activities, including walking, climbing and boating.
The University is integral to the life of the city on many levels – a high number of graduates like the city so much they choose to stay, and the knowledge economy has been central to wider regeneration. All these factors combine with the genuinely welcoming nature of the city and the University to offer all those working, studying and living in Sheffield a great experience.
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