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  • 1. Sheffield Hallam University
  • 2. Where is Sheffield? London Sheffield Manchester Birmingham Leeds Distance from Sheffield Travel Time by Train London 270 km 2:07 Manchester 62 km 0:50 Birmingham 140 km 1:25 Leeds 58 km 1:00 Paris 680 km 5:00 Brussels 595 km 4:30
  • 3. The City of Sheffield
    • One third of the city lies within the Peak District National Park
    • A thriving cultural scene
    • Student friendly and low cost of living
    • Britain’s 5th largest city
    • Population of 530,300
    • Home to two universities and over 45,000 students
    • England's greenest city: 150 woodlands, 50 public parks
  • 4. Brief History
    • A new university with a long and proud history
    • Sheffield Hallam University (1992)
    • Sheffield City Polytechnic (1976)
    • Sheffield Polytechnic (1969)
    • The City of Sheffield Training College (1905)
    • Sheffield School of Design (1843)
  • 5.
    • Facts and Figures 2008/09
    Total number of students 31,092 Undergraduate 2 3,537 Postgraduate (Taught) 7,156 Postgraduate (Research) 399 International Students from 80 different countries 3,032 Approximate number of Staff 3940 Number of Courses (approx) 987
  • 6. n
    • International Student Barometer
    • 85.1% of respondents were satisfied with Sheffield Hallam University
    • (based on 409 respondents to the ISB Summer 2009)
    • 84.9% of respondents were satisfied with overall learning experience at Sheffield Hallam University
    • (based on 409 respondents to the ISB Summer 2009)
    • 89.4% of respondents were satisfied with the support services at Sheffield Hallam University
    • (based on 409 respondents to the ISB Summer 2009)
    • Sheffield Hallam University voted no.1 for Learning Spaces
    • (ISB Summer 2009)
  • 7. Our campuses
    • Over £80m invested in the last 10 years in teaching and learning facilities
    • City Campus Located in the heart of the city centre.
    • The HUBs
    • The University has invested around £5 million in the student union building
    • Collegiate Campus Located in the south-west of the city.
  • 8. Services for students
    • Guaranteed accommodation - www.shu.ac.uk/accommodation
    • Pre-arrival programme including weekly web chats
    • International Student Advisors
    • NETWork employment service
    • Medical centre
    • Club Hallam sports facilities
    • Free English Language support during your course
    • Student Union facilities and societies including international society
  • 9. International Student Experience
    • Meet and greet service
    • Orientation programme
    • Integration activities
    • Local friends scheme
    • Weekly English conversation club with students from over 25 countries
    • Dedicated electronic newsletter
    • Wide range of international student activities throughout the year
  • 10. Accommodation
    • Halls of residence
    • Catered
    • Self-catered
    • Private sector
    • rented accommodation
    • Lodgings
  • 11. Learning centres
    • Learning centre on each campus with relevant specialist resources and a choice of study spaces for individual or group work
    • IT facilities - PCs, wifi, free internet access, online videos and media
    • Assistive technology resource area for students with disabilities
    • Open 7 days a week during semesters, with 24 hour access (Sunday - Friday) for most teaching weeks
  • 12.
    • Why Sheffield Hallam University?
    • High standard of teaching and state-of-the-art facilities
    • 68% of research activity rated at international quality or above (RAE 2008)
    • Excellent careers guidance and support services
    • Work placement opportunities
    • Scholarship schemes
    • Vibrant, multi-cultural student community
  • 13. Faculties
    • Arts, Computing, Engineering and Sciences
      • includes Media Arts and Communication department
    • Development and Society
    • Health and Wellbeing
    • Sheffield Business School
  • 14. Find out more Visit China office website : www.shu-china.cn : or International office website: www.shu.ac.uk/international Phone: +44 (0) 114 225 5555