Outreach at Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University is one of the UK’s largest and most diverse universities: a community of around 37,000 students, 4,500 staff and 295,000 alumni around the globe. 

Sheffield Hallam University is an award-winning university, recently receiving Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework for outstanding support for student success and progression.

They provide people from all backgrounds with the opportunity to acquire the skills, knowledge and experience to succeed at whatever they choose to do.

As one of the UK’s largest and most progressive universities, our teaching, research and partnerships are characterised by a focus on real world impact – 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 region. Our vision is to be the world’s leading applied university; showing what a university genuinely focused on transforming lives can achieve.

You can find more information about Sheffield Hallam University on their website.

See below the various schemes that Sheffield Hallam University run. You can also find more about these various schemes on the Schools and Colleges Liaison & Outreach website.


Schools and Colleges Liaison and Outreach at Sheffield Hallam University provides a single point of access for teachers and advisers looking to participate in engagement activity.
We aim to offer an inspiring and motivational programme of activity, designed to support all learners in making informed choices about higher education and their post-18 options.
All of our activity aligns to the Skills Builder Universal Framework and Gatsby Benchmarks.
For further information about talks, workshops and taster days covering both general HE topics and subject specific activity check out the SHUOutreach website.
To discuss your requirements, contact us.

A higher education preparation programme starting in Y12 and running through to Y13, SHU Transform gives students the opportunity to explore a chosen subject strand and experience student life at Sheffield Hallam University.
Subject areas:
Business & Finance | Computing | Health | Law | Psychology
The programme includes
– Five on-campus, full day experiences including a celebration event
– Workshops focusing on key transferable skills Subject tasters and tours
– Opportunity to meet new people and work on a group project set by subject experts
– Networking opportunities with current students and industry experts
– Support with the application journey through online sessions
– An online portal with bespoke resources and content
– A dedicated and personal contact at the University
– Additional consideration and support in applying to Sheffield Hallam University
– A travel support fund is available – Please contact us for more information.
For more information including how to submit nominations, visit the website or email shutransform@shu.ac.uk

SHU Progress provides support for applicants to Sheffield Hallam University whose personal circumstances might mean that there are barriers to going to university.
The scheme provides additional support in the year of application and throughout the application process, including your transition to becoming a university student.
Information for teachers and advisors about SHU Progress can be found here
Information for students about SHU Progress can be found here
You can find more information about SHU Progress on their website.

Sheffield Hallam University has a wide range of opportunities for you to see their campus and learn more about student life at the university. Find the open days, campus tours and support sessions on their website.

Chat one-on-one with Sheffield Hallam students and find out everything you want to know about life at Sheffield Hallam, from studying our courses to living in Sheffield and everything in between. You can also read our student blogs to find out more about their university experiences. Students will reply as quickly as possible. We aim to get back to you within 24 hours. Start a chat.

Keep up to Date!

Twitter –  @SHUOutreach – Their Twitter account is specifically for Teachers and Advisers. They post regularly about higher education, Sheffield Hallam University and opportunities for you and your students.

Newsletters – Teachers and advisers can register for any of their newsletters, from Health and Social Care to Art and Design. They’ll keep you up to date with new and exciting opportunities for you and your students.

Instagram – @shuoutreach  – They have a bespoke Instagram account for future students. They regularly share advice, resources and information about applying to and starting university. There are also opportunities to interact and ask questions, learn more about courses, campuses and support at Sheffield Hallam.