Sheffield Hallam University is one of the UK’s largest universities. It’s spread over two campuses in the centre of Sheffield, which is one of the country’s most popular student cities.
Sheffield is home to more than 60,000 students. There’s plenty to enjoy when not studying, from independent shops to student nightlife. The Peak District National Park can even be reached by bus in just 20 minutes.
The university teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses that span a large variety of subject areas. It has one of the oldest art and design institutions in the country and is one of the largest providers for courses in:
It has invested more than £100m into buildings and facilities over the past five years. This has provided innovative, sustainable and flexible environments that enrich the learning experience.
Courses have an applied nature with guaranteed work experience. The university has relationships with more than 1,000 organisations. These include Sony, the BBC, Rolls-Royce and the NHS, which provide more than 20,000 placements and internships each year. Students have worked at the Olympic Games, Doc/Fest and the city’s music festival, Tramlines.
Courses are developed alongside professional institutes and industry experts. Many are accredited by leading professional bodies, such as the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
The university goes beyond national quality requirements, shown by its Silver award in the UK government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). It mixes lectures and seminars with workshops, placements and real-world projects so students graduate with the qualities that employers look for.
Sheffield Hallam University students on Whatuni say:
“Love it. Met friends for life, feel like I've learnt a lot of information since enrolling and really matured as an individual thanks to Hallam. Definitely more employable as a result, feeling confident to go into starting my career following graduation.”
“Uni experience has been overall really informative and helped me become independent.”
“Good experience, very practical for future career professions.”