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About us

About us

Sheffield Hallam University is one of the UK’s largest and most diverse universities: a community of around 37,000 students, 4,500 staff and 295,000 alumni around the globe.  

Our mission is simple: we transform lives

We are an award-winning university, recently receiving Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework for outstanding support for student success and progression.

We provide people from all backgrounds with the opportunity to acquire the skills, knowledge and experience to succeed at whatever they choose to do.    

As one of the UK’s largest and most progressive universities, our teaching, research and partnerships are characterised by a focus on real world impact - addressing the health, economic and social challenges facing society today.

We are ambitious for our university, our students, our colleagues, our partners, our city and our region. Our vision is to be the world's leading applied university; showing what a university genuinely focused on transforming lives can achieve. 

Our story

Find out more about who we are, what we do, our place, our history and the university's strategy.

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