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THELMA 2016 Award Winner


We are delighted to announce that HR received a prestigious award at The Times Higher Leadership and Management Awards held on 23 June 2016.

The HR team won within the Outstanding Human Resources Team category in recognition of the collective contribution of all within HR towards achieving the objectives of our People Strategy, Talent First 2013-2015.

We were also Highly Commended for Best HR Team within the HR Excellence Awards 2016, announced on 28 June 2016.

For further information see Talent First, THELMA 2016 and HR Excellence Awards 2016.

Silver institutional Athena SWAN award

The UniSilverversity has been presented with a silver institutional Athena SWAN award that recognises our ongoing commitment to gender equality.

We’re now one of nine of an elite group of universities holding silver institution awards. This achievement marks significant progress since our first bronze award in 2008 and its renewal in 2012. The silver award recognises our University's significant and sustained record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality and in addressing challenges in different disciplines.

The silver award is also in recognition of the achievements of all of our award-winning departments

In recognition of its achievements, the University has also been chosen to host the National Athena SWAN awards ceremony on 30 June 2016.

For further information see Athena SWAN at the University.

Move More Month

Move MoreJuice is inviting all staff to take part in the 2016 Move More workplace challenge which will commence on Friday 1 July.

Move More is a city-wide initiative aiming to make Sheffield the most active city in the UK by 2020 and stir some healthy competition. Staff can participate by downloading a free app which records all minutes of active movement, and joining a University team (split into faculties, AMRC, Professional Services & Students' Union).

See Move More for further information and details of how to take part.

The EU Referendum 2016

On Thursday 23 June 2016 the UK voted in favour of Britain leaving the European Union.

Our EU Referendum Staff pages contain analysis and blogs from University experts, and information on related EU referendum events from around the University.

A Frequently Asked Questions page is also now available for staff relating to the key issues.

Specific questions can be addressed to Eu@sheffield.ac.uk.

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