Survey on mental health literacy and help-seeking behaviours

On behalf of a Sheffield Hallam University Undergraduate student: My name’s Hollie and I’m a third year student at Sheffield Hallam University. For my dissertation I’m investigating if there is a relationship between mental health literacy and help seeking behaviours in undergraduate students throughout the UK. Ideally I would like to gather data from all…

University Mental Health Day, 7th March

The Higher Education sector is taking seriously the need to establish good practice in promoting wellbeing. To that end, Universities UK has produced the #stepchange framework which argues that Universities should be leading ‘a national conversation on mental health’. Before we can do that well, we need to be having those conversations locally, making sure…

Student Voice Report 2017/18

By John Adesola (STEER Student Researcher), Liz Chitwood (SHSU Researcher), and Adam Weston (STEER Student Researcher) The Student Voice Report reflects the Sheffield Hallam student experience through a collection of research conducted by the Students’ Union (SU) throughout the academic year. This is the eighth Student Voice Report written by Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union on…

‘The best one yet’: Sheffield Hallam hosts the eighth annual RAISE conference

Sheffield Hallam University recently hosted the annual conference of the RAISE network. RAISE (Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement) is a network of academics, practitioners, advisors and students from across the Higher Education sector, who are working and/or interested in researching and promoting student engagement. This year’s conference took place in the University’s Charles Street…

Register your place at RAISE 2018

      Sheffield Hallam University is hosting this year’s annual conference of the RAISE network. RAISE (Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement) is a network of academics, practitioners, advisors and students drawn from the Higher Education sector, who are working and/or interested in researching and promoting student engagement. This year’s conference will be held…

The who, where, what, and when of WP Evaluation

A recent event at the University of Sheffield, facilitated by the Office for Fair Access, asked the question ‘Why Evaluate‘ Widening Participation (WP) activity and, unsurprisingly, generated as many questions as answers. A range of panel discussions, key notes, and workshops attempted to address some of the challenges facing higher education in relation to evidencing…

Workshop: The impact of widening participation and why it matters

  12.00 – 14.00 Tuesday 18th July In 2016/17, the Student Engagement, Evaluation and Research Team (STEER) has begun to evaluate the impact of widening participation at Sheffield Hallam. We will be running a workshop on Tuesday 18th July, 12 noon until 2.00 pm, which introduces participants to the Widening Participation impact evaluation process, highlights  emerging findings,…

DLHE April 2016/17 collection

From the 12 April to the 23 June Sheffield Hallam are surveying all graduates (students and staff) who completed a course between 1 August and 31 December 2016. The Destinations of leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey collects data regarding graduate outcomes such as employment and further study details, 6 months after completing a course. These…