Aga Khan University - Institute For The Study of Muslim Civilisations (AKU-ISMC)
London, United Kingdom
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The campus is in the heart of Sheffield’s city centre, with all departments just a short walking distance from each other, or a very short ride on the bus or tram. Landmark Buildings include the Arts Tower, Firth Court, the ICOSS Building and the Sir Frederick Mappin Building. Our students will have 24-hour access to the innovative Information Commons - a multi-purpose learning environment and library. They’ll as well profit from our University library with 1.3 million books and further 435,000 e-books and e-journals.
We are continually investing to provide you with the perfect environment for success. The new International College is just one of the new buildings on the campus. The new Diamond building provides undergraduate teaching spaces for the Faculty of Engineering as well as facilities for students from the rest of the University. We offer a wide range of programmes support services regarding the development of your language and study skills.
Sheffield is the fourth largest city in England, located in centre of the UK, just 11 km (7 miles) from the Peak District National Park. It is one of the greenest cities in England, 62% of the city is green space.
Sheffield is well served by national road and rail networks and has excellent local transport. The university campus is on the western edge of the city centre and is easy to get to by car, bus and tram.
It is only two hours away from London by train and 1-2 hours away from Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester. It’s great to travel the country from here!
Sheffield is a safe, friendly and multicultural city. It was ranked as England’s safest major city by the UK Peace Index in 2013. The cost of living in Sheffield is also low compared to other student cities in the UK. Accommodation, travel and entertainment are all available at affordable prices.
There is so much to do in Sheffield. Not only are there endless possibilities for a nice day of shopping, but also a thriving night life, award-winning music venues, theatres and sport events.
The University of Sheffield International College offers you the opportunity to live in the heart of the city. All of our residences are within a short distance from the local amenities and the International College.
During your time at The University of Sheffield International College you can choose to either live in allocated student accommodations with different room options or arrange your own private accommodation.
You can choose between: