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  • From Sheffield Hallam to presenting at hometown Games
    Posted on Monday 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.

  • A tribute to the ‘Queen B’ of basketball
    Posted on Friday 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.

  • Inclusive design trailblazer inspires students at Hallam
    Posted on Friday 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.

  • As a working-class woman and carer, I want to help others by being visible
    Posted on Friday 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. 

  • Supporting Sheffield Children's Hospital and fighting childhood cancer
    Posted on Thursday 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.

  • Teaching mathematics in East Africa
    Posted on Thursday 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.

  • Helping young people to shape their own futures
    Posted on Thursday 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.

  • Travel broadens your career prospects – as well as the mind
    Posted on Wednesday 15 December 2021

    Travel broadens your career prospects – as well as the mind

    We caught up with recent graduate, Matt Dowley, about how his international placement helped him kick-start his career and how he’s now working with the University to create similar opportunities for the next generation of Hallam graduates.

  • How an artist who fled death threats found sanctuary at Sheffield Hallam
    Posted on Thursday 21 October 2021

    How an artist who fled death threats found sanctuary at Sheffield Hallam

    We're delighted to share the inspirational story of alumnus Manish Harijan who found sanctuary in Sheffield. Manish graduated from Sheffield Hallam in 2019 after leaving Nepal when his exhibition was targeted by religious extremists.

  • Join the Students' Union Board of Trustees
    Posted on Thursday 21 October 2021

    Join the Students' Union Board of Trustees

    The Sheffield Hallam Students' Union has a big ambition to build their position as one of the leading Students' Unions in the country, and are looking to recruit new trustees to help them meet future challenges.

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