Collaborating with businesses

Collaborating with businesses

We connect regional, national and international businesses with our talented students, graduates, academics and researchers to innovate and find solutions to global issues.

Our knowledgeable academic staff and business experts work closely with organisations to understand their specific challenges and aspirations, tailoring our offer to help meet business goals.

We offer support and training to recruit and upskill staff through professional development, higher and degree apprenticeships, and leadership and MBA programmes.

Working with our students

Sheffield Hallam is nationally recognised for our excellence in employability. As an accredited business school, we’re proud to support our students and graduates through practical learning by industry specialists. 

Our students can support your business growth with fresh ideas and global perspectives, through projects, placements, internships and employment.

Consultancy and advice

Whether you’re just starting out, growing your business or an established large organisation, our business services team offer expert consultancy and specialist support to help you reach your goals.

Start-up support for students

If you're a Sheffield Hallam student or graduate, SHU Enterprise can support you to start a new business venture.

Applied research

We’re internationally recognised for our excellent applied research and development. We collaborate with businesses to develop and grow through innovation and expertise.

We offer knowledge transfer partnerships to connect businesses with academics and graduates, access to sector-specific specialist equipment, and innovative patents and IP.

Business events

We host a number of business events throughout the year, both online and in-person. 

These events focus on a wide range of subjects, including advice on leadership, accessing specialist skills, and developing apprenticeships.