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Sheffield Hallam University

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Name

Sheffield Hallam University

Address

City Campus,
Howard Street,
Sheffield,
S1 1WB

Tel

0114 225 5555

Fax

0114 225 4023

Web

www.shu.ac.uk

Email

[email protected]

Overview

Sheffield Hallam University has two campuses: City Centre and Collegiate Crescent, off Ecclesall Road. The City campus forms the heart of the university and contains one of Sheffield's most startling buildings: HUBs, home to Hallam's student union. Collegiate Crescent is home to specific courses including health and social care.
 

Background and History

Sheffield Hallam's origins go back to 1843, when Sheffield School of Design opened at the height of the industrial revolution. The institute gained university status in 1969 after merging with Sheffield College of Art and Design. Sheffield Hallam in its current guise was founded in 1992.

Location and Accessibility

By rail: Hallam's City Campus is across the road from Sheffield station. Leave the station via Sheaf Square fountain then cross Howard Street. Collegiate Crescent Campus is a 20-minute walk from the same
take a bus to Ecclesall Road from Leopold Street in the city centre.

By road: Both campuses are easily accessible via the A61. Parking at the City Campus is easy using the many nearby pay-and-display car parks. There is less space at Collegiate Crescent
it's advisable to leave cars in the centre of the city and commute to the campus by bus.

Accessibility: Most university buildings and facilities are wheelchair-friendly, and accommodation is provided for students with disabilities.

What's on Offer

BA, BSc, MEng, MArt, CertHE, MSci, HNC, HND, LLB, MComp, FdSc, FdA, MDes, DipHE, FdEng, MSc, PgCert, MA, PgDip, MPhil, PhD, CIMA, MRes, MScPgDip, PGCE, MBA, DipHE

Entry Requirements

Sheffield Hallam uses the UCAS tariff system but uses flexible criteria when considering candidates. The university finds value in extra-curricular activity and commitment to future studies - if you've done work experience, make sure the university knows!

Accommodation

University Accommodation

Incoming students have a huge choice of accommodation, the majority being less than a ten-minute walk from the City Campus. Room choices at the Collegiate Campus are more limited.

 

Private Accommodation

For second and third years, the most popular areas for rental are Ecclesall Road, Shoreham Street and Broomhall. Broomhall is the cheapest, Eccleshall offers the most choice.

Courses and Fees

Academic Strengths and Research Profile

Sheffield Hallam's research specialities include material science, art and design, sports science, engineering, biomedicine, and economics.

   

Tuition Fees

Undergraduate courses currently cost £9,000 per year. Fees for international students and postgraduates vary according to course.

Financial Support: Sheffield Hallam offers means-tested bursaries through Student Finance England.

Facilities

Academic Facilities

The university has two main libraries: the Adsetts Centre on the City Campus and Collegiate Learning Centre at Collegiate Crescent. Both libraries are open seven days a week during term-time, with 24-hour access from Sunday to Thursday.  

Other On-Site Amenities

Dominating the City Campus, HUBs is home to the Sheffield Hallam Students' Union. Inside is a bar and nightclub, shop, societies, volunteering service and a student advice centre.    

Medical and Social Care

The university's health service is on Pond Street, and open to all students living within three miles of the city centre. A multi-faith chaplaincy is available at the City Campus.

What's on in the Area

West Street and Division Street provide a long stretch of bars and restaurants, famous music venues are scattered across the city. The city's indoor shopping centre, Meadowhall (Meadowhell depending on your thoughts on shopping) is home to almost 300 stores for weekend visits.

 

Moving On

The university provides an excellent range of careers services, from one-on-one counselling to careers fairs throughout the academic year. In 2011, the university was short-listed for a Times Higher Education Award for its innovative' networking with regional and national employers.

Did you know?

Sheffield Hallam University is one of the biggest universities in the UK.Former students include sports journalist Jacqui Oatley, Blue Peter presenter Andy Akinwolere and Wallace and Gromit creator Nick Park CBE.

Is the University of Sheffield the place for you?

Sheffield Hallam offers an ideal combination of big city excitement and modern study facilities. The university is continually on the rise and rates consistently highly in student satisfaction surveys. One of best parts about living in the city is the friendliness of the residents there. Beware the hills, however
Sheffield is made of them.

Videos

Sheffield Hallam University: IntroductionSheffield Hallam University: Life in SheffieldSheffield Hallam University: Studying at SHUFor more videos on the Sheffield Hallam University experience, check out theSheffield Hallam University's YouTube Channel.
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