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Success for Sheffield Hallam at Guardian University Awards

Sheffield Hallam has won a prestigious Guardian University Award for a project which captures honest conversations between friends studying at the university in order to build a picture of students’ lives and learn how to improve.

A Listening Rooms POD where friendship conversations between students were discussed and analysed, enabling decisions to be made on better and truer understanding of the lived student experience.

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