Calling all External Examiners – you can now record your External Examining roles on Core Portal

Being an external examiner is an important means of ensuring academic standards across the sector and provides valuable insights into academic practices at other institutions. Why are we asking you to record this information? The QAA requires universities to keep a record of academic staff undertaking external examining roles at other institutions. This information will…

New Advance HE Principal Fellow for Sheffield Hallam University

Congratulations to Dr Julie Brunton, Associate Dean Teaching & Learning in the College of Health, Wellbeing & Life Sciences who has recently been awarded Principal Fellowship of Advance HE. The criteria for Principal Fellow are extremely stringent and achieving this category of fellowship is an outstanding achievement.   Julie was supported in her application for PFHEA…

Venture Matrix awarded the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to Charmaine Myers and the Venture Matrix team, who have been awarded an Advance HE Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE).  The CATE recognises and rewards collaborative work that has had a demonstrable impact on teaching and learning, and highlights the key role of teamwork in higher education.  Read the announcement of this year’s…

Essentials maintenance work – All IT Services at SHU – 11th June 2020

Message from Digital Capability Team Essential maintenance work will be carried out on Thursday 11th June between 07:00 and 08:00 that will have a significant impact on virtually all IT services at SHU, including off-campus services such as Office 365 where a login is required. All services (including Blackboard, Student Mail, Office 365, etc) should…

News: New Lecture Remotely website launched

A team of academics based at De Montfort University have launched Lecture Remotely, a new website for higher education lecturers and institutions to find and share resources and support for remote teaching, assessment and student support in response to Covid-19. It is intended to be a “one-stop shop” to host useful resources from across the sector and further contributions are invited.

Update: Hallam Academic Award

Update from Dr Rebecca Hodgson, Associate Dean Teaching and Learning, College of Social Sciences and Arts   The next intake of the Hallam Academic Award (PgDip in Academic Practice) will be in January 2021. There won’t be a cohort starting in September 2020. This was planned to ensure that the onboarding of new staff onto the…