Sheffield Hallam pledges ‘civic’ action

Sheffield Hallam University has made a raft of new commitments to improve the lives of people living in South Yorkshire as part of a new Civic University Agreement.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Richard Calvert, degree apprentice Shelagh Carter, graduate mentor Mariya Masood, South Yorkshire Mayor Dan Jarvis MP, nursing student Helen Metcalfe, Greg Mattocks-Evans and degree apprentice Natasha Parcei

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Sheffield Hallam statement on the situation in Afghanistan

The situation in Afghanistan is extremely concerning, and we know that members of our staff and student community will be worried about what the future holds for those who live there

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New report reveals international students in Sheffield bring £313 million benefit to economy

New research has revealed that just one year’s intake of incoming international students in the Sheffield Central constituency brings £313 million of benefit to the UK economy

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From left clockwise, Olympic gymnast and Tokyo bronze medallist, Bryony Page, director of public health in Sheffield, Greg Fell, and designer, Pattie Moore

Honouring those that embody university values of inclusion, innovation and health expertise

Leading women in business, engineering and sport, pioneers in sustainable design and public health experts addressing inequality are set to receive honorary doctorates from Sheffield Hallam University

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Hallam in the media

Sue O'Brien, strategic lead at Sheffield Hallam's South Yorkshire Futures being interviewed on Sky News about the GROW mentoring programme.

Sky News highlight GROW mentoring programme

Sky News: The pioneering GROW mentoring programme, which pairs Year 10,11 and 13 pupils with Hallam graduate mentors, has been highlighted on the Trevor Phillips on Sunday programme on Sky News. Watch from 37 minutes in.

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Oasis Academy Don Valley pupils at the launch of the Beat the Street game at the Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park.

Sheffield gets ready to Beat the Street

ITV Calendar: Oasis Academy Don Valley pupils went down to the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre as part of a launch event for Beat the Street.

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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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