Activities and support over the summer

Activities and support over the summer

Last updated: 31 May 2023


Whether you’re staying in Sheffield this summer or heading home, we have a range of services and support available.

Urgent help

If you require urgent help there are security staff available 24/7. To contact them please call ext. 2000 on internal phones or 0114 225 2000 if calling from an external line.

Supporting your wellbeing

There are lots of support and resources available to support your mental health and wellbeing.

Our Student Wellbeing Service page provides information, advice and practical support to help you manage your studies and make the most of university life.

Our online self help service Togetherall, is free for students at Hallam. You can log in with your student email address.

Library and Skills Centre 

Your Library Online provides access to books, journals, databases, subject support, the Skills Centre, and 24/7 Library Chat.

Our two campus libraries are open 24/7 providing a range of learning spaces, including those for individual and group working.

The Library's Skills Centre is open over the summer, offering webinars and 1-1 appointments. Online resources and session recordings are available online if you're away from university over the summer.

Studiosity, a free online writing feedback and live chat service, is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and is open to all students. Students are entitled to 8 submissions each academic year which will renew on August 1 2023.

Careers and employability

You can access our Careers and Employability website anytime for digital support with applications and other careers related queries.

Student-led social activities

The International Experience Team have an on-going programme of events and activities. See what’s going on.  

The Multifaith Chaplaincy

The Multifaith Centre remains open over the summer, however some of our regular activities will be reduced. Take a look at our guidance page for up to date information of what’s on.

IT support

During the University’s closure period, if you have an urgent query you can still contact our out-of-hours service on 0114 225 3333 all day, every day.

You can also report issues, or submit requests, using our self-service portal which will be dealt with when the University reopens. You can find more information on the IT and Library services tab.

Technical Operations Resources and Services

Visit the Technical Operations Resources and Services page to see all Technical facilities open and their opening times.

Hallam Active

Both Collegiate and City gyms will open over the summer with the exception of the August bank holiday. For gym information and offer see our Hallam Active pages.


There are still places to eat on campus this summer. Head over to our catering pages to find which venues are open.


Students' Union

The Students' Union will be running a number of events throughout the summer break. The Student Advice Centre remains open and advisers are on hand to provide any help, support or advice you may need. For any general enquiries, you can email or call 0114 225 4111