Staff events

The Transforming Lives 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 may have.

The following sessions are now live and staff can book tickets:

Wednesday 23 October: 10.00 – 11.00am, Main Building, D104 (Collegiate Campus)
Please be aware this session will be filmed

Wednesday 23 October: 2.30 – 3.30pm, Cantor 9130 (City Campus)


  • Cathy Sinclair & Carol Castle (Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions)
    Cathy and Carol will provide a review of the 2018/19 student recruitment cycle, including our final position, and looking forward to priorities, challenges and opportunities for 2019/20 and beyond.
  • Natalie Day (Head of Strategy and Policy Insight) & Elizabeth Morgan(Planning Analyst)
    Natalie and Elizabeth will be discussing the Access and Participation Plan (APP) –  a five year plan running from 2020/21 which covers the whole student life cycle. They will share more about the University’s strengths and weaknesses in access and participation, the wider policy context and what next steps are planned to address inequalities at Hallam.

We plan to share video footage and slides following the sessions; these will be available on the Strategy page as quickly as possible.

Future session dates for your diary

Weds 13 November 12.30-1.30pm
Adsetts 6619 (City)
Main Hall-99 Herbert Wing 1 (Collegiate)
Finance update
Hallam Model
Weds 18 December 9.30-10.30am
Adsetts 6620 (City)
Main Hall-99 Herbert Wing 1 (Collegiate)

Previous Transforming Lives sessions

  • September 2019 – Sir Chris Husbands discusses the University’s agenda for the year ahead.
  • July 2019 – Dan Ladbury, Toby Ward & Carol Saunders, Melissa Jacobi and Simon Thompson – Campus Masterplan and Student Support Model
  • June 2019 – Greg Burke and Dr Iain Garner – South Yorkshire Futures and the Hallam Academic Programme
  • May 2019 – Sarah Swales – Staff Engagement Survey results
  • April 2019 – Prof Kevin Kerrigan and Conor Moss – our business engagement agenda and Prof Roger Eccleston – the Hallam Model
  • March 2019 – Prof Jacqueline Stevenson – BAME attainment website and Nicola Rawlins – undergraduate recruitment
  • February 2019 – Sarah Swales – Staff Engagement Survey and Zoe Sibeko – web strategy
  • January 2019 David Kyffin – The Hallam Guild
  • November 2018 Sarah Swales – The Hallam Deal and Claire Gandy – Student Help and Advice
  • October 2018 Roger Eccleston and Krassimira Teneva – Global Engagement Plan and Greg Burke – South Yorkshire Futures
  • State of Hallam 2018 Sir Chris Husbands set out an overview of the University’s current development, its external operating environment and priorities for the year.
  • July 2018 Deborah Harry – Financial Environment Update and Leon Etherington – Technology Strategy
  • June 2018 Kevin Kerrigan – Student and Graduate Enterprise, Eddy Verbaan – Elements, Tom Russell and Liz Smart – Subject TEF
  • February 2018 Dan Ladbury – Campus Masterplan and Roger Eccleston – Creating Knowledge Implementation Plan)
  • January 2018 Christina Hughes – Shaping Futures and Sarah Swales – The Hallam Deal

Each of the pillars have their own key dates with a calendar showing board meeting dates, the preceding deadline for papers and any other dates relating to the work streams activity: