Competition: New name for shuspace!

Shuspace will be changing in September.  Sheffield Hallam University is updating and enhancing its student portal to help maximise your student experience. In partnership with Learning Enhancement and Academic Development, The Hallam Guild is running an exciting competition to give you the opportunity to suggest a name for our new and improved student portal. We will review…

Hiring new student assistants

Are you a current Sheffield Hallam student who would be interested in improving learning and teaching across the University? We are hiring two new learning enhancement student assistants to support our work. This includes running this blog! The advert is live at https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/jobs/detail/585954 and will close 31 January. If you are interested then please apply!

Improvements to shuspace

Following last weekend’s Blackboard upgrade, a refresh of shuspace is now underway.  You may have noticed some of the changes already, others are still in the process of being implemented and are expected to be finished by the end of the week. This refresh has been driven by student feedback on shuspace which highlighted a need…

Survey on shuspace

We’d like to find out what you think about shuspace and how we can improve it. We’ve made a survey at https://shu.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/shuspace-student-survey to get your views. It will take about 5 minutes to complete. The survey will close on Friday, 12 May. Thanks for your time!  

Hiring 2 e-learning student assistants

We have recently advertised two posts for e-learning student assistants.  The assistants typically work about 7.5 hours per week, subject to their study schedule.  The main areas of responsibility include editing and writing content for this blog, assisting staff members with their Blackboard sites, creating banners, writing and updating guides and self-help articles, and generally doing…

Summer break

This is just a quick note to say that the e-learning student assistant who was the editor for this blog has gotten another job after graduation. We’ll put any key announcements up over the next month, but we don’t expect to have a new student in post to take over writing for the blog until mid-October. We…

Changes to Blackboard Help

This year we did a review of the Blackboard Help articles that are available inside of Blackboard sites. There were a lot of articles which were not being read by anyone so we have gotten rid of them. This should make it easier for everyone to find the support they need when they have a…