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Our Sheffield campus is based at The University of Sheffield’s Centre for Professional Education.

About the University of Sheffield

Located in the city of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. The University has outstanding facilities, support and study spaces, so you have the freedom to study your own way.

The University of Sheffield’s Students’ Union is ranked number one in the UK* and provides an exceptional range of clubs and societies, events, activities and volunteering opportunities to enhance your experience. They hold live music, comedy, talks and film screenings in their 400-seater Students' Union cinema.

Home to more than half a million people, Sheffield is a vibrant city with a reputation for being friendly and welcoming. It’s conveniently located in the centre of the UK, making it the ideal base for exploring the UK and Europe, and is in close proximity to the Peak District, a national park and area of outstanding beauty. It’s also among the top ten most affordable UK university cities**.

As a student at this campus, you will have access to the University of Law’s Employability Service which offers a huge range of support, including events and activities to prepare you for the world of employment. Our dedicated employability team can help you to obtain work experience and pro bono opportunities to help boost your CV and career.

Combining our professional legal training courses and experienced tutoring from qualified lawyers, with the vibrant surrounds of The University of Sheffield’s campus and great student experience, we will help you excel both professionally and personally.

*(Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2020)
**(2019 NatWest Student Living Index)

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  Free Wifi

  Free counsellor

  Silent study area


  Wellbeing facilities

  Computer suite

  Student’s Union

  Sports park


Matthew Tomlinson, Leeds campus dean


Matt embarked on the GDL and LPC at The University of Law in Chester and then started his training contract with DLA Piper LLP, going on to qualify and practise in Corporate Restructuring. He joined the University in 2013 and has taught across many courses, specialising in corporate and commercial subjects.



Take advantage of our multiple campuses and experience different places to study throughout your course.