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!

AppHub is now AppsAnywhere

AppHub is now upgraded to AppsAnywhere on managed desktops. AppsAnywhere is our new app store for accessing software on any PC, anywhere on campus. Using AppsAnywhere frees up space on your computer, thereby optimising performance. It also makes updating apps and applying bug fixes quicker and more efficient. AppsAnywhere is very easy to use. Click on the ‘AppsAnywhere’ desktop or menu shortcut, visit AppsAnywhere.shu.ac.uk on…

App of the Week: Office Lens

New academic year, new apps to help students make the most of their learning. This week’s app of the week is called Office Lens. It’s Microsoft’s very useful mobile scanning app that was until recently only available to Windows users. Using your phone or tablet, you can now turn important documents, whiteboards, post-it notes and…

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…

App of the Week: Snipping Tool

Everyone loves a screenshot and as we all know, we’ve got more than a couple of ways to take a screenshot on our mobile devices. What about on our laptops and computers then? If you’re using Windows Vista or later, there’s a handy screenshot utility software called the ‘Snipping Tool’. With this, you can screenshot…

App of the Week – Globespinnng

Most of you’ll have finished your exams and holiday season is just around the corner. In this vein, this week’s app of the week is a travel app called Globespinning. Globespinning is an app that primarily allows travelers to share their travel itineraries with fellow travelers. These include sharing trip ideas, hotel and restaurant suggestions,…

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!