Hallam Give – Crowdfunding Platform

This project funded the purchase and installation of a Crowdfunding platform (provided by Hubbub) that will enable students and staff from across the University to create and fundraise for projects which will benefit the University community.

The project included Professional Services, Academic staff and students and was led by Development and Alumni Relations.

For more information contact Helen Iredale
Email: h.iredale@shu.ac.uk

A multi-disciplinary approach to skills development for Foundation Year students

The Foundation Year in Health, Sport & Social Care recruits students from an exceptionally diverse range of courses that presents a range of challenges. This project helped to develop tutor confidence to engage learners from diverse disciplines in a way that was meaningful to students and secures their interest and engagement.

The project included Professional Services, Academic staff and students and was led by the Academy of Sport and Physical Activity.

For more information contact Dr Amanda West
Email: a.j.west@shu.ac.uk

Developing the Experience of Extended and Foundation Degree Students

This project created a cross-university network that was interested in understanding and developing the experience of Extended and Foundation degree students. The network is providing a space to share and enhance knowledge and experience that will improve transition, retention, outcomes and progression onto an undergraduate course.

The project included Professional Services, Academic staff and students and was led by STEER and the Department of Management.

For more information contact Nathaniel Pickering and Karen Quine
Email: n.pickering@shu.ac.uk / k.quine@shu.ac.uk

Shift/Work/Build/Create

In collaboration with the Directors of Shift/Work, SHU staff created an open source workshop for all Art & Design Staff including Associate Lecturers and Collaborative Partners. The workshop enabled participants to reflect on how academic identities are intertwined with approaches to teaching.

The project included Professional Services, Academic staff and students and was led by the Department of Art & Design.

For more information contact James Corazzo
Email: j.corazzo@shu.ac.uk

The Business Impact of Executive MBA Dissertations

This study explored how the dissertation research undertaken by our Executive MBA students benefited their own organisations. It enabled the department to evidence how research in the context of executive education benefits local and global organisations, thereby contributing to developments in research-informed teaching and learning across the University.

The project included Professional Services, Academic staff and students and was led by the Department of Management.

For more information contact Mel Bull
Email: m.bull@shu.ac.uk

Physical Environments at SHU and the Wellbeing of Students

This project commenced an exploration of student wellbeing and the relationship with the Hallam physical environment; with the aim of influencing design and innovation in SHU spaces (existing and new).

It set-up an interdisciplinary network and delivered outcomes from a scoping exercise in the form of a protocol to guide future design and research.

The project included Professional Services, Academic staff and students and was led by Facilities Management.

For more information contact Sinead O’Toole
Email: Sinead.otoole@shu.ac.uk

Hallam Pracademia: A Community of Practice

In a direct response to emerging findings from a Sheffield Hallam University Pracademia Research programme, this project involved the creation of a University-wide initiative, ‘SHU Pracademia’. Combining benefits of communities of practice and action-learning sets, this project provides dedicated learning and development opportunities for former practitioners.

The project included Professional Services, Academic staff and students and was led by the Department of Law & Criminology.

For more information contact Jill Dickinson and Teri-Lisa Griffiths
Email: jill.dickinson@shu.ac.uk / teri-lisa.griffiths@shu.ac.uk

Enhancing the Postgraduate Taught Student Curriculum

Postgraduate taught (PGRT) education at SHU should be at the forefront of knowledge, ensuring students are equipped to meet the needs of employers or further study. We have assessed the extent to which PGRT students are informed by staff research within SHU and how it informs their personal learning journey.

The project included Professional Services, Academic staff and students and was led by Bioscience and Chemistry Department.

For more information contact David Smith
Email: d.p.smith@shu.ac.uk

Shaping Futures: English Journeys

English Journeys proactively builds upon Alumni-focussed career networking in English. The project has help to maximise the working relationship with our alumni, showcases alumni stories, provides applied learning for our students, and identifies multiple and diverse ‘routes’ into a range of employment for English graduates.

The project included Professional Services, Academic staff and students and was led by the Department of Humanities.

For more information contact Katharine Cox
Email: k.cox@shu.ac.uk

Digital Skills in the Library Pilot

A Service design project which helped find out how we can develop a sustainable digital skills service within the library, providing digital skills to students helping them to work, research and study more effectively and to support continuing professional development.

The project included Professional Services, Academic staff and students and was led by Library & Student Support Services.

For more information contact Kerry Gregory
Email: k.gregory@shu.ac.uk

1 2