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10 August 2023

Student volunteers receive ‘exceptional’ praise following Special Olympics in Berlin

A troop of undergraduate sports students from Sheffield Hallam University has been described as ‘motivated, committed and superb team players’ after volunteering at the Special Olympics World Games in Germany this summer

02 May 2023

Sheffield Hallam announces fully-funded scholarships to improve sports industry diversity

Sheffield Hallam University has partnered with the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) to develop a fully-funded scholarship for students from underrepresented groups who are interested in studying for a master’s degree in Strength and Conditioning Coaching (S&C).

28 February 2023

Consumer spending by UK golfers increases to £5.1 billion

Spending by golfers in the United Kingdom has grown to £5.1 billion, the equivalent of £964 per adult golfer, according to an independent report from Sheffield Hallam University’s Sport Industry Research Centre (SIRC), funded by The R&A.

21 April 2022

Sheffield to host inaugural Diversity of Speed event

Speed specialists from across the UK are hot-footing it to Sheffield this month as one of the fastest-growing fields in performance sport takes centre stage.

08 July 2021

First qualitative study into the perceptions of overtraining in strength sport

Academics from Sheffield Hallam University have undertaken the first qualitative study capturing the perceptions and experiences of overtraining amongst high-performance strength sport coaches.

24 June 2021

New academic review of sport in UK confirms racial inequalities still exist and lays out recommendations for improvement

Extensive analysis of data on race and ethnicity in sport by academics at Sheffield Hallam University has found that racism and racial inequalities still exist, with longstanding issues leading to ethnically diverse communities being consistently disadvantaged within sport in the UK.

25 February 2021

Sheffield Hallam graduate aiming to change the lives of young footballers in Northern Ireland

A Sheffield Hallam graduate is aiming to change the lives of young people by challenging the Northern Ireland Department of Health’s ban on children playing sport outdoors during the pandemic.

22 February 2021

Inspiring female sailor to deliver virtual lecture

The only woman to sail solo, non-stop, around the world in both directions, will be delivering an inspiring online guest lecture at Sheffield Hallam University next week.

21 January 2021

Sport participation levels reduced in students from lower socio-economic groups

Students from lower socio-economic groups (SEG) are less likely to participate in sport or physical activity at university, research from Sheffield Hallam University has found.

30 October 2020

Hallam partners with Sheffield United to score future employment opportunities for students

Sheffield Hallam has teamed up with Sheffield United to strengthen the University’s commitment to supporting sport and physical activity in the region as well as developing new opportunities for students.

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