Terms and conditions and student regulations
International Applicants for September 2023 cohorts onwards, are advised to refer to the Fees and Funding section of their offer letter, which details the deposit amount due to secure their place, and also an initial pre-payment amount of their tuition fee due ahead of enrolment.
Your contract with the University for your course of study is subject to the University's Terms and Conditions and student Regulations, full details of which are set out below.
At a glance - what's in my student contract (PDF, 42.7KB)
Terms and Conditions
All students are subject to the University's Terms and Conditions from the date they accept an offer to study here.
Key Terms Summary
This is a summary of how the key terms in the University's Terms and Conditions will affect you.
The University's Terms and Conditions are supplemented by regulations covering admissions; assessment; conduct; discipline; fitness to practise; fees; information technology; intellectual property; complaints and appeals; and personal information, all of which students must also abide by. These are set out in the following
Policies, Codes and Guidance
Additional documents, including other policies, codes and guidance, provide information on how the Regulations are implemented and are available on MyHallam, the University's interactive learning platform for students. These do not form part of the University's contractual relationship with its students, but students would be expected to abide by them, as would the University.
Our Student Charter
The student charter sets out what you should expect from the University and what the University expects from you. View full details here (PDF, 106.5KB).
Statutory Cancellation Form
In certain circumstances you may have a statutory right to cancel your contract with the University. View full details (PDF, 174.3KB). Please note that in most cases the University provides a longer period during which you can withdraw, as set out in the Terms and Conditions.
Course and University Transfers
If you are considering changing your course or your university, please see the attached information.
Membership of the Students’ Union
The University has prepared a statement concerning membership of the Students’ Union.
Students' Union Code of Practice
A Code of Practice has been published in accordance with the requirements of s22(3) of the Education Act 1994 (the Act). The Act requires the University and Sheffield Hallam University Students' Union (the Union) to comply with a number of measures relating to the operation of the Union, in particular relating to its: constitution; membership; elections; sabbatical officers; finances; affiliations; complaints; and notification requirements.
What You Need To Know – 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19 Entrants
The following documents are an overview of key information about Sheffield Hallam University, our courses and fees for full-time UK and EU undergraduate applicants who started at the University in the 2016/17 academic year, and for full-time UK, EU and international undergraduate applicants who started at the University in the 2017/18 or 2018/19 academic years. The relevant document will form part of your contract with the University if you choose to study with us.
What You Need To Know – 2019/20, 2020/21 and 2021/22 Entrants
For full-time UK, EU and international undergraduate applicants who started at the University in the 2019/2020, 2020/2021 academic years and for full-time Home and International undergraduate applicants starting in September for the 2021/2022 academic year, please refer to the University Terms and Conditions document and Key Terms Summary for the relevant year below.
For Terms and Conditions for Full Time Undergraduate Home and International applicants starting in January 2022 please refer to the University Terms and Conditions (PDF, 325.2KB).
What You Need To Know - 2022/23 Entrants
For full-time Home and International undergraduate applicants who will start at the University in September 2022, please refer to the University Terms and Conditions document and Key Terms Summary.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
Changes to our courses
We’re working in consultation with our students on an exciting programme of changes for all taught courses. Read more about the upcoming changes.