Sheffield Hallam University has climbed 15 places in the Guardian University Guide thanks to increased student satisfaction with their courses, teaching and feedback.
The Guide, ranked the University 55th in the country overall, up from 70th last year.
Sheffield Hallam is also ranked in the top 25 in the country for courses including hospitality, event management and tourism (11); the health professions (13); modern languages and linguistics; fashion and textiles; design; sport science; criminology and building and town and country planning.
The success is due in part to the increased satisfaction of students at the University with 87 per cent saying they are satisfied with their courses and teaching.
Sheffield Hallam University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Chris Husbands, said: “I am delighted Sheffield Hallam features so highly in the Guardian University Guide.
“It is a testament to the excellent courses and programmes, dedicated staff and world-class facilities on offer at the University.
“I would like to thank all of our staff who have worked incredibly hard over the last year, listening to our students and acting on their feedback to improve their overall learning experience. This is reflected in our position.
“Sheffield Hallam University’s vision is to become the world’s leading applied university, transforming lives and creating opportunities for people from all backgrounds.”
This is the second consecutive year of improvement in the Guardian University Guide rankings. The University climbed from 85th to 70th last year, meaning Sheffield Hallam has climbed 30 places in two years.