Introduction To Sheffield Hallam University

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Introduction To Sheffield Hallam University

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

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