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02 August 2023

Megan's mural brings a burst of colour to Sheffield

How do you make built-up areas more pleasant places to live in, work in and travel through? The answer often lies in introducing nature or art into the space.

04 July 2023

From fleeing war to inspiring others: a Sanctuary Scholar’s story

This year, we celebrated our 10th annual Inspirational Students Awards. Read the story of Yordanos, an Inspirational Student Award winner who found sanctuary at Sheffield Hallam. 

07 June 2023

SHU Formula Racing

This summer, Sheffield Hallam’s Formula Team, SHU Racing, will compete in Europe’s most established extra-curricular engineering competition at Silverstone.

05 September 2022

From Sheffield Hallam to presenting at hometown Games

When Hallam graduate Ayo Akinwolere isn’t breaking world swimming records and winning prestigious broadcasting awards against the odds, he’s encouraging diversity and improving the cultural intelligence of the nation.

02 September 2022

A tribute to the ‘Queen B’ of basketball

Betty Codona OBE was a Sheffield sporting legend – she was the founder of the UK’s first female basketball club, City of Sheffield Hatters, and a pioneer in the women’s game.

01 July 2022

Inclusive design trailblazer inspires students at Hallam

Dr Patricia (Pattie) Moore, who has been described as ‘the mother of inclusive design’ and was awarded an honorary doctorate by Sheffield Hallam last November, visited campus last week to receive her award in person and speak at the Lab4Living Festival of Design4Health, four days of symposia recently hosted by the University.

24 June 2022

As a working-class woman and carer, I want to help others by being visible

Louise Powell is a working-class writer, filmmaker and director from Middlesbrough. We recently met Louise to hear more about her experience of studying at Sheffield Hallam and her success since completing her studies. 

23 June 2022

Supporting Sheffield Children's Hospital and fighting childhood cancer

Arron and Lucy both graduated from Sheffield Hallam in 2021 after juggling full-time work and parenting with studying part-time. Amazingly, they have also found the time to raise £14,000 for Sheffield Children’s Hospital.

23 June 2022

Teaching mathematics in East Africa

Kevin Morley studied secondary mathematics education before spending time in Eritrea, a small country in East Africa, where he taught mathematics. His account of life as a teacher in Ethiopia and what he’s achieved since is truly inspirational.

16 December 2021

Helping young people to shape their own futures

Hundreds of Sheffield Hallam alumni volunteered their time in 2021 to support current students and young people through guest speaking, mentoring and advisory roles at the University. Hear from Daniel Rhodes about his experience of volunteering.

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