Coming up! CPD events and activities – March 2021

The Academic Development & Diversity Team present the March 2021 CPD programme of events and activities on behalf of stakeholders from across the university. Academic Advising Fundamentals of Academic Advising Workshop covering the basics of being an Academic Adviser. Thursday 18th March 2021 – 9.30am – 12noon – more information and book your place. Academic Essentials Do you have…

International Day of People with Disabilities – 3 December 2020

Thursday 3 December is the annual International Day of People with Disabilities. This year’s theme ‘Not all Disabilities are Visible’ focuses on spreading awareness and understanding of disabilities that are not immediately apparent, such as mental illness, chronic pain or fatigue, sight or hearing impairments, diabetes, brain injuries, neurological disorders, learning differences and cognitive dysfunctions,…

News: Evaluation of the OfS Addressing Barriers to Student Success programme

An independent report summarising the findings from the OfS Addressing Barriers to Student Success programme has been published. Between March 2017 and October 2019, the £7.5 million programme funded 17 projects across the country, focusing on addressing gaps in educational and employment outcomes of students from the lowest socioeconomic backgrounds and for black, Asian and minority ethnic students by supporting student belonging and engagement with higher education, and consequently participation, retention and attainment.

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…