Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield Hallam University is one of the UK’s widest and most diverse universities: a community of more than 30,000 students, 4,000 staff, and more than 250,000 alumni around the globe.
Our mission is simple: we transform lives.
We ensure people from all backgrounds with the occasion to acquire the abilities, information, and experience to succeed at whatever they choose to do. As one of the UK’s widest and most progressive universities, our teaching, research, and partnerships are characterized by a concentrates on the real-world effect – addressing the health, economic and social challenges facing society today. We are ambitious for our university, our students, our colleagues, our partners, our city, and our area. Our vision is to be the world’s leading applied university; showing what a university genuinely concentrated on transforming lives can achieve.
Who We Are
Set up in 1843 as the Sheffield School of Design, Sheffield Hallam has exercised a powerful effect on the city, region, nation, and world. Today we are one of the UK’s widest and most diverse universities: a community of more than 30,000 students, 4,000 staff, and more than 200,000 alumni around the world.
The strength of our student cohort is in its diversity – matched by our commitment as a university to supplying occasions:
- Around 25,000 are undergraduate, 6,000 postgraduate
- Around 40% come from within 25 miles of the university
- Around 10% are international students
- 97% are from state schools or colleges
- 23% are from low participation neighborhoods – (the national average is 12%)
- In 2019/20, 1,300 new students were enrolled from low participation neighborhoods – the most of any higher education supplier in the country.
We are a university that is ambitious for others. A place where people can be inspired to realize their potential and begin life-altering journeys. Where innovation is sparked by curiosity, and collaboration means working together to solve problems and challenge the status quo. An inclusive community that stands up for equality and speaks up for diversity. An open-minded place, where everyone can thrive and belong. This is what makes us Sheffield Hallam University.
Our Values represent the beliefs, philosophies, and principles that we believe can transform lives. They supply a platform for everyone, from students and staff to colleagues and partners, to be the best they can be.