9 celebrities who studied at The University of Sheffield including Dan Walker, Eddie Izzard and Stephen Daldry

With both the ‘Uni of’ and Hallam, Sheffield is renowned for being a university city with thousands of students studying here every year.

And there are many graduates who have gone on to make waves in academia, economics, politics, culture, sport, law and more besides.

Here are 9 prominent individuals who gained a degree from the University of Sheffield that you probably didn’t know about.