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Rebecca Stanyard

Rebecca Stanyard

Head of Events, Sport and Childcare Services


Becky is the Head of Events, Sport and Childcare Services, developing and delivering commercial businesses which meet the needs of target markets whilst also fulfilling the University's goals and ambitions.


Becky oversees three commercial areas of the University and provides leadership to their teams.

  • The Events Team provide a conference service to clients who hire services and facilities for their conferences and meetings.
  • The Sports Department, as well as being responsible for the student aspects of University sport delivery, also run two commercial gyms and have sports facilities, which we manage for students and the public.
  • The University Nursery is a 75-place nursery which is open to our staff, students and public.

Through providing strategic management and operational guidance to these areas, Becky ensures the delivery of professional and excellent services which meet the needs of our customers and work towards the University's wider strategic goals.

Throughout her career, Becky has gained experience of creating high-performing teams through providing clear strategic goals and empowerment. Creating understanding of the markets which the University operates in ensures that Sheffield Hallam’s businesses and services are tailored appropriately to be both effective and financially viable.

Areas of interest

Commercial businesses in higher education

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