Spectacular Sheffield – a university city with a difference

15th September 2016

If you’ve chosen to study in Sheffield, congratulations! You’ve picked a vibrant university city that’s packed with culture, entertainment options and great places to dine, from gourmet eateries to idyllic spots in the plentiful local parks that are perfect for an upscale picnic.

We’ve got great news if you’re studying in Sheffield from September 2017: the brand new Collegiate Sheffield student accommodation will be opening its doors in the ‘Steel City’.

For those with a taste for the finer things in life, Collegiate Sheffield offers brand new, luxurious student apartments featuring impressive on-site communal facilities like a private gym, study rooms, an exclusive games zone and even a multifunctional dance studio and cinema!

If you’re new to Sheffield then hop on a tram to explore your new home city. We’ve got some tips for you below – no stay in Sheffield would be complete without visiting these!

When it comes to restaurants, Sheffield offers a wealth of flavours to suit all tastes and wallets. Head to London Road for delicious, inexpensive feasts from around the world, or push the boat out at Rafters to really dine in style. Be sure to take in the ArtHouse Café, Deli and Gallery as well for a great atmosphere combined with delicious treats and That Place for an exquisite afternoon tea experience. And don’t miss Cocoa Wonderland for those moments when you crave perfection in sugar confection!

Sheffield is a great city for shopping. Its compact size means that you can easily get around the centre on foot or by bike, which is perfect for the student lifestyle. The city is known for its plethora of independent shops, so check out labels like Don’t Feed the Bears and the awesome range of products at Bird’s Yard to get a true taste of the city.

After hours, head to Soyo for DJs and drinks or take in the live music at The Grapes or a club night at Corporation. The Leadmill and Plug are also great for dancing until the small hours. If you prefer to laugh than dance, then the Last Laugh and Funhouse comedy clubs are perfect.

Sheffield is the perfect city for students – safe and welcoming, yet with a huge array of leisure pursuits on offer. If you’ve chosen to spend your university years in this thriving little city, then you’ve chosen well.

Collegiate Sheffield student accommodation is scheduled to open its doors in September 2017.

If you’re studying in Sheffield next year, you’ll want to make Collegiate Sheffield your university home! To be notified when the first rooms are made available for bookings, email tenants@collegiate-ac.com or call 01235 833 642.

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