Over the last academic year we delivered over 30 initiatives across our 18 teaching departments. Many of these are ongoing or provided a basis to start additional initiatives.

Use the tags on the right to find initiatives in relevant categories, browse the full list below or choose a faculty:

Science, Technology and Art (STA)

Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH)

Health & Wellbeing (HWB)

Sheffield Business School (SBS)

There are also a number of Hallam Guild projects which link to the work on narrowing the gaps.

If you are undertaking work which you would like to feature on this website email us.

Faculty Department Initiative title Ongoing/

Completed

Science, Technology and Art (STA) Art & Design Raising aspirations to study: Ambassador Celebration event Completed
Science, Technology and Art (STA) Computing Success principles for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Students Ongoing
Science, Technology and Art (STA) Computing Barriers to taking up placements Ongoing
Science, Technology and Arts (STA) Engineering and Maths Addressing the barriers to student uptake of placements Ongoing
Science, Technology and Arts (STA) Media Arts & Communication Juliet Ellis, A Case Study – Role model for BAME filmmakers Completed
Science, Technology and Arts (STA) Natural & Built Environment BAME mentoring programme for Architectural Technology degree Ongoing
Science, Technology and Arts (STA) Natural & Built  Environment Migration, Refuge and the University Group Ongoing
Science, Technology and Arts (STA) Natural & Built  Environment Levelling the placement advantage
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Education, Childhood and Inclusion (ECI) Staff awareness raising campaign Completed
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Education, Childhood and Inclusion (ECI) Stephen Lawrence Day Ongoing
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Education, Childhood and Inclusion (ECI) Addressing BAME student voice Completed
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Education, Childhood and Inclusion (ECI) Enhancing extended scientific writing skills Ongoing
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Education, Childhood and Inclusion (ECI) Graduate Interns – Student Voice Ongoing
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Humanities Inclusive Student Engagement Completed
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Law & Criminology (DLC) Impact of feedback on final Dissertation grade Ongoing
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Law & Criminology (DLC) Enhancing sense of students belonging Ongoing
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Law & Criminology (DLC) Placement uptake by BAME Law & Criminology students Ongoing
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Law & Criminology (DLC) Staff understanding of Public Sector Equality Duty Ongoing
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Law & Criminology (DLC) Summer school for students from low socio-economic backgrounds Completed
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Law & Criminology (DLC) Decolonising reading lists. Ongoing
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Law & Criminology (DLC) Developing and delivering mentoring and buddy systems for BAME students Ongoing
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Law & Criminology (DLC) Attainment gap by module/mode of assessment Ongoing
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Law & Criminology (DLC) Embedding student leaders in steering group to impact the BAME attainment gap Ongoing
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Psychology, Sociology and Politics (PSP) Addressing Inclusivity, Equality and Diversity in Curricular Practice Ongoing
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Psychology, Sociology and Politics (PSP) Decolonising the Curriculum: Modules Ongoing
Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) Teacher Education (TEd) Supporting BAME student teachers through enhanced placement allocation and mentoring support. Completed
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Health & Wellbeing (Faculty-wide project) Academic integrity and academic conduct and the BAME attainment gap Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Health & Wellbeing (Faculty-wide project) Framework for Inclusive Co-Design of assessment literature Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Health & Wellbeing (Faculty-wide project) HWB BAME Working Group Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Biosciences and Chemistry Student inspirations and aspirations: and the effect on the BAME attainment gap Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Biosciences and Chemistry Enhancing extended scientific writing skills Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Allied Health Professions Supporting International Students Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Health and Wellbeing Placement Practitioner Conference Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Health and Social Care Departments within HWB Placements Uncovered: Phase 1 Completed
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Health and Social Care Departments within HWB Placements Revealed:  Phase 2 Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Nursing and Midwifery The Nursing and Midwifery Minoritized Ethnic support group Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Social Work, Social Care and Community Studies Writing Skills Group Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Academy of Sport and Physical Activity Dissertation Writing Support Drop-in Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Academy of Sport and Physical Activity Staff Diversity Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Academy of Sport and Physical Activity Support and Belonging Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Academy of Sport and Physical Activity Challenging Whiteness in the Curriculum Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Academy of Sport and Physical Activity Raise awareness of SHU-led initiatives Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Allied Health Professions Self-Assessment of Inclusive Practice in Assessment Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Allied Health Professions Assessment Brief Marking Grid Ongoing
Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Allied Health Professions
Sheffield Business School (SBS) Finance, Accounting and Business Systems (FABS) Barriers to applying for taking up placements Ongoing
Sheffield Business School (SBS) Management Enhancing personal tutor effectiveness to increase student engagement and attainment Completed
Sheffield Business School (SBS) Management Induction Ongoing
Sheffield Business School (SBS) Management International Study Projects Ongoing
Sheffield Business School (SBS) Management Inclusive Classroom Ongoing
Sheffield Business School (SBS) Management Case studies from APA discussion Ongoing
Sheffield Business School (SBS) Management Role Modelling Campaign Ongoing
Sheffield Business School (SBS) Service Sector Management Staff Awareness Raising and Enhanced Student Support Ongoing
Sheffield Business School (SBS) Service Sector Management Mentoring – BAME students Ongoing
Sheffield Business School (SBS) Sheffield Business School (SBS) Exploring BAME students’ experiences with placements Ongoing