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Activities, clubs and societies


Sheffield Hallam Students' Union has over 30 sports for you to get involved in, and 35 social sport sessions a week. So whether you want to play competitively or just for fun, we have something for you.

Check our full list of sports clubs.


The Students' Union is home to over 100 societies ranging from course related societies such as rock music, scuba diving and cheerleading to campaigning, tea drinking, Harry Potter and everything else in between. If you don't find a society that's right for you, the Students' Union can support you to start up your own!

Find out more about our societies.


Volunteering is a fantastic way to make a difference in your local community whilst developing key transferable skills. Sheffield Hallam Students' Union has a wide range of volunteering opportunities from one off to weekly activities – there's a way for everyone to get involved.

See our full range of volunteering opportunities.

Go Global

Go Global helps you meet new people, experience other cultures and develop your global skills while studying at Hallam. You'll expand your horizons, make new friends and gain some life-changing experiences. SHU GoGlobal is open to all students. By taking part you'll become eligible to apply for the Hallam Award organised by Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union.

Go Global projects and events.

Culture Connect

Culture Connect is a mentoring scheme that helps new students settle into university life and meet friends from around the world. Returning students provide advice and support to new students about living and studying in Sheffield. You'll be matched with someone from a different country – it’s a great opportunity to exchange cultures and build your intercultural skills, which are highly valued in today’s globalised world. All students are welcome to apply.

More about Culture Connect.

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