If you're moving into halls, we'll provide you with clear instructions on what to do when you arrive, with a welcome pack and guidance as part of your Welcome Module. We've also introduced a staggered arrival time to allow for greater flexibility and safety in the current circumstances.
If you are an international or exchange student we have developed a set of comprehensive FAQs where we cover your arrival into the UK, quarantine and self-isolation, as well as the support we've put in place to help you transition into life in the UK.
2. Attend your course welcome online
You will have received an email on how to access this. You'll also be able to find them on our welcome blog site – you'll need to use your student log in details to gain access to this.
3. Enrol online and top up your SHUcard
Look out for an email from the 14 December which will tell you what to do –
it'll ask you to enrol and upload your picture ready for your SHU card, which will then be sent to you in the post. If you don’t receive an email, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0114 478 1478. You'll also be able to download the SHUcard app and top up to receive loyalty benefits and 10% off in our catering outlets.
4. Print your council tax letter and bank letter from My Student Record
Once you've enrolled you'll be able to access these two documents to prove that you're a student. These can be used to open student bank accounts and show that you're exempt from council tax if you're a full-time student.
5. Find out more about our sport and physical activity
We offer everything that you'd traditionally expect from a university but also link into Sheffield's vast sporting heritage. Whether you are making use of Sheffield's green space or representing Team Hallam in competitive sport we're confident you'll find your place.
Visit shu.ac.uk/sport for more details.
6. Register with our medical centre
If you're moving to Sheffield, register with our medical centre online at campusdoctor.co.uk/shu If you're staying at home you can choose to register with us or stay with your own surgery.
7. Find out about disability support
As well as including students with physical, visual or hearing impairment, you may be classed as a disabled student if you have a long-term medical condition, dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, an autism spectrum condition or mental health difficulties.
From Welcome Week events to checking out our societies, you'll become familiar with our Students' Union in your first week. It's run by students for students! Find out more about what it has to offer on their website.
9. Welcome Week
Make sure you check out our vibrant and exciting schedule of online and on-campus events, with each day following a new theme. You'll be able to book onto events from 14 September on our Welcome Week 2020 page.
10. Are you an international or exchange student?
We understand that planning to travel in the current circumstances is challenging. We have developed a set of comprehensive FAQs where we cover your arrival into the UK, quarantine and self-isolation, as well as the support we've put in place to help you transition into life in the UK.