October Transforming Lives recording

At October’s Transforming Lives sessions, Cathy Sinclair (Co-Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions) provided a review of the 2018/19 student recruitment cycle and looked ahead to priorities, challenges and opportunities for 2019/20 and beyond. Natalie Day (Head of Strategy and Policy Insight) and Elizabeth Morgan (Strategy and Policy Manager) discussed the Access and Participation Plan.…

Transforming Lives session – October 2019

Student recruitment and the Access and Participation Plan are on the agenda for the first Transforming Lives strategy update session of the 2019/20 academic year. These monthly sessions give all staff the opportunity to hear updates directly from the project leads on strategy implementation. There will also be the opportunity to ask any questions you…

South Yorkshire Futures and Hallam Academic Programme – June’s Transforming Lives Strategy update session

June’s Transforming Lives Strategy Update was presented by Greg Burke, Director of South Yorkshire Futures and Dr Iain Garner (Head of Department at Sheffield Institute of Education). Greg provided an overview of the work undertaken by our ground-breaking social mobility programme South Yorkshire Futures whilst Iain discussed the Hallam Academic Programme. The session at City Campus…

Business engagement and enterprise and The Hallam Model – April’s Transforming Lives Strategy session

April’s Transforming Lives Strategy Update was presented by Professor Kevin Kerrigan, Pro Vice-Chancellor for enterprise and Sheffield Business School, Conor Moss, group director of business engagement, skills and employability and Professor Roger Eccleston, Pro Vice-Chancellor for research and global engagement. Kevin and Conor provided an update on our work on business engagement and how we…

Transforming Lives Strategy Update Session – March 2019

The March Transforming Lives Strategy Update session was presented by Professor Jacqueline Stevenson (Head of Research at the Sheffield Institute of Education) and Nicola Rawlins (Group Director of Recruitment, Communications and Marketing). Prof Stevenson talked about the new black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) attainment gap website which launched in January whilst Nicola provided an update on undergraduate…

Strategy Session – Wednesday 27 February

The February Transforming Lives Strategy session was presented by Sarah Swales, Assistant Director of Human Resources & Organisational Development and Zoe Sibeko, Corporate Project Manager (Web).  Sarah spoke about the launch of our new staff engagement survey, run by our external partner, Hive, that will launch on 20 March while Zoe provided an overview of the…

University Strategic Planning for 2019/20

The 2019/20 Strategic Planning process is now underway across the University, with a clear set of priorities that provide a steer for focus in key areas of delivery. We begin the planning process in a period of significant uncertainty in our external environment. Some issues are unlikely to be resolved quickly – the recommendations, and…