Sheffield Hallam University

University Profile

Sheffield Hallam University is one of the UK's largest universities, located at the heart of Sheffield which has 60,000 students living in the city. Offering a wide range of courses across undergraduate and postgraduate levels, the University prides itself on its applied learning. They offer 24,000 placements and real-world projects every year with over 1,000 organisations like the BBC, Sony, Rolls-Royce and the NHS. They also have exchange agreements with over 100 universities across the world allowing them to offer life-changing overseas opportunities for their students. 94% of Sheffield Hallam University students are in work or further study 6 months after graduating (Source: Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016/17 survey).

The University has been awarded The Times and The Sunday Times University of the Year for Teaching Quality 2020 in recognition of consistently improving levels of student satisfaction. It's also one of the UK's largest providers of health and social care courses and teacher training.

Students have access to a wide range of services and support during their time at the university. These services range from financial and accommodation support, health and wellbeing, academic and life skills, faith and spirituality to specialist student support. In their first few weeks, students meet three dedicated advisers for guidance through their university experience, whether support is needed for studies, personal advice or career development.

Sheffield Hallam University has invested over £100 million in new facilities over the last five years and over the next five years will be investing £220m in their campuses. They also guarantee to find their first-year students a place in halls. With over 100 student-run societies, over 30 sports clubs and 35 social sports sessions, there are plenty of opportunities to meet people with the same interests as you.


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