Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) is one of the UK’s largest and most diverse universities, with around 30,000 students from 100 different countries.

In 2023, SHU was awarded Gold in the teaching excellence framework. In 2020, SHU was named University of the Year for Teaching Quality by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide and awarded a maximum five-star rating in the 2023 QS Stars. SHU is also proud to be 2022 Educate North University of the Year, 2021 Outstanding Entrepreneurial University and 2021 UK Social Mobility Awards University of the Year. SHU is ranked 8th in the UK in the “Hospitality, Event Management & Tourism” subject area by The Guardian University Guide 2022.

SHU courses are internationally recognised by employers and professional associations, and focus on giving students the skills they need to excel in their career. As a result, 94% of SHU students are in work or further study – and an above sector average of 71% in highly skilled employment ­– 15 months after graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2018/19).

Based at Hallam, Sheffield Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) placing it within the top 5% of business schools globally.

 In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021, 72% of SHU research was rated world-leading or internationally excellent. SHU is top ten in the UK for research impact in sport and exercise science, planning, and art and design.



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