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Hallam named University of the Year for social mobility

We have been named University of the Year at the UK Social Mobility Awards in recognition of our work to advance social mobility through higher education (HE).

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Hallam writing talent to be showcased at 30th Off the Shelf Festival of Words

Sheffield Hallam University is set to showcase some of its most successful writers at this year’s Off the Shelf Festival of Words – with an aim to encourage others to get involved with creative writing.

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Little Amal, a 3.5 metre puppet of a 10-year-old refugee girl.

Students join The Walk – a travelling festival of art and hope in support of refugees

Students are set to welcome Little Amal, a 3.5 metre puppet of a 10-year-old refugee girl, as part of a travelling festival of art and hope in support of refugees.

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Plans to develop city campus approved

Plans to develop Sheffield Hallam University’s city campus, providing a key gateway to the city centre, have been approved.

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Hallam in the media

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How to make cities greener and cleaner

The Yorkshire Post: Dr Will Eadson, professor of urban and regional studies, has written an article about the jobs that are needed to make cities like Sheffield greener and cleaner. He says: "The short answer is most people’s jobs need to change in some way."

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Sporting glory on hold as clubs struggle to cash in on GB’s Olympic success

The Guardian: Funding, facilities and the lockdown hangover take toll on recruitment despite Tokyo uplift.

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Features and comment

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What the pandemic has taught us about community

From checking in on elderly neighbours to furloughed workers delivering essentials to vulnerable people - a rediscovery of community spirit has been one of the few positives from the last year.

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Open to all? Using our physical and digital spaces to better engage local communities

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Richard Calvert, explores what role universities’ physical spaces should play in civic engagement and how digital technologies can support this.

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How to make teaching more women-friendly, post-COVID

For women, teaching is often seen as a welcoming profession, but around one in nine female primary teachers leave the profession each year. Here are some ways in which teaching could be made more women-friendly.

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