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Student support

Like with any new experience, it’s normal to feel anxious about going to university. So it’s good to know you’ll be fully supported throughout your time here. We are committed to helping you study, achieve your potential and enjoy your time at Sheffield Hallam.

The Hallam Welcome

From the moment your place at Sheffield Hallam is confirmed, you'll be supported in your journey to becoming a university student.

We call it the Hallam Welcome – a comprehensive transition and support programme to ensure all our students get off to the best possible start.

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Three dedicated advisers looking out for you

In your first few weeks you’ll meet advisers who'll get to know your needs and interests – giving you a personal support service right through to graduation and beyond.

  1. Your student support adviser gives you help and advice when difficulties arise that affect your ability to study. They can help you access specialist services when you need them.

  2. Your academic adviser supports your academic journey and performance, helping you achieve your goals and guiding you through options for further study and development.

  3. Your employability adviser helps you develop your career during and beyond your studies, from job searches and finding relevant placements to CV writing and interview preparation.

Instant answers on the go

You can find the answers to your questions on My Hallam or get in touch with Hallam Help online, via chat, email or phone. You can find contact details and links to FAQS on My Hallam Help.

Safe spaces

Need to talk about something sensitive? Our support services are fully confidential, and have private rooms for one-on-one consultations.

Student View

Jonathan is a second year student at Sheffield Hallam. He explains the support he has received for his Asperger's from the Disabled Student Support team, including how they have supported his studies and placements.

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