Sheffield has a thriving commercial centre with a number of multi-national businesses. A city of more than half a million people, 20,000 businesses and over 60,000 students, so much about Sheffield feels young and energetic. With a history stooped in industry, steel and manufacturing the 21st century Sheffield is one where entrepreneurs, innovators, techies, academics, musicians, artists and engineers collaborate and create together. It is a city that people choose to live and work in. An international city, with two world-class universities, Sheffield competes on a global stage, attracting talented people, inward investors, major events and tourists. Known as The Outdoor City Sheffield’s lifestyle offer is cutting edge culture and big city living, fused with outdoor adventure and rural escapes.