Both universities are within a mile of the city centre and as a result students contribute heavily to a lively city centre. Shopping is well provided for and the nightlife is rich and varied. Lying within the boundaries of the Peak District, Sheffield is a very green city, with numerous trees and parks, in total 10% is covered in woodland (the highest percentage in the UK). The industrial north is surprisingly varied and Sheffield is a good example of that. The city is served by the Supertram and numerous bus routes which can save you from cycling up the more difficult inclines.