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  • Football Reunion - the Earnshaw Old Boys take on their current day counterparts

    We were contacted by Greg Boone and Fintan Moregan, former residents of Earnshaw Hall and members of the student football team during the 1980s. The group were arranging a reunion football match to take on Fintan’s son (a current Sheffield student) and see how the generations of Sheffield footballers compare. 

  • Where are they now? Rob Halliday-Stein

    Where are they now? Rob Halliday-Stein

    We spoke to economics alumnus Rob Halliday-Stein about how he has gone from studying at Sheffield to establishing and running the UK’s number one online gold bullion dealer, with a turn over of £125 million a year. Rob also discussed his memories of Sheffield, as well as how he's supporting ex-offenders to get a new start in life, and his steps into the future of VR. 

  • The Big Walk 2018

    The Big Walk 2018

    Almost 340 people from across the University of Sheffield took to the paths of the Peak District for the Big Walk 2018, raising over £86,000 in the process. 

  • The captains of the Golden Globe Race sailing in support of SITraN

    Golden Globe Yacht Race supports SITraN

    A prestigious non-stop, around the world yacht race is supporting pioneering research conducted at the University of Sheffield’s Institute of Translational Neuroscience (SITraN). 

  • Getting set for the Big Walk 2018

    Getting set for the Big Walk 2018

    With just two weeks to go until the Big Walk 2018 the 330 members of staff, students, alumni and friends of the University have been busy preparing to take on the 26.2 mile, marathon distance route through the Peak District. 

  • Supporting the Sheffield Scanner

    Appeal to bring the future of medical imaging to Yorkshire reaches £1.5 million milestone

    An appeal to bring a revolutionary medical imaging scanner to Yorkshire to accelerate pioneering research into devastating diseases and give patients access to ground-breaking clinical trials, has reached the £1.5 million milestone. 

  • Sikose Mjali raising funds for student scholarships

    Supporting students from over 8,000 miles away

    Sheffield alumna Sikose Mjali recently took part in her first half-marathon, and raised over £290 to support scholarships for Sheffield students.

  • Yvonne takes to the skies to support MND research

    Taking to the skies aged 86 to support MND research

    Following her diagnosis with Motor Neurone Disease back in September 2017, Yvonne Foster was determined not to allow this cruel disease to stop her raising funds for research into MND. 

  • Pooya Abka

    Where are they now? Pooya Abka

    Pooya Abka studied at Sheffield from 2009 to 2012, graduating from with a BEng in Mechanical Engineering. He is now based in Los Angeles and is the CEO and Co-founder of Idemandu, an AI assistant, helping service experts and clients to connect. He tells us more about his time in Sheffield and what he has been up to since graduating.

  • Marathon walk set to raise vital funds to bring revolutionary medical imaging to Yorkshire

    Marathon walk set to raise vital funds to bring revolutionary medical imaging to Yorkshire

    A marathon walk through the Peak District, hosted by the University of Sheffield, is set to raise vital funds to bring revolutionary medical imaging to Yorkshire. 

  • An evening of celebration and thanks for our alumni supporters and friends

    An evening of celebration and thanks for our alumni supporters and friends

    We recently welcomed over 100 alumni and friends to our annual Thank You Evening in Firth Hall. The event brought together alumni volunteers and donors to thank them for the support and generosity that they have shown to the University over the past year. 

  • Sheffield graduates gather in Boston for American Alumni Reunion

    Sheffield graduates gather in Boston for American Alumni Reunion

    Sheffield graduates in the USA gathered in Boston to hear more about vital research and student scholarships at the annual American Alumni Reunion. 

  • Arts and Humanities City Connections 2018

    Building City Connections thanks to Sheffield Alumni

    We took 30 current Arts & Humanities students from widening participation backgrounds to London to visit alumni businesses and network with alumni. The event aims to raise the confidence and aspirations of students, develop their commercial awareness, and introduce them to a network that they may not otherwise have access to. 

  • House of Lords Alumni Reception 2018

    House of Lords Alumni Reception 2018

    On Wednesday 25 April the Right Hon. the Lord David Blunkett hosted 200 of our alumni, friends and guests of the University of Sheffield at a reception in the House of Lords. 

  • The Peregrines of St Georges

    The Peregrines of St George's Church

    The first peregrine egg of 2018 hatched on 30 April and we are celebrating these stunning birds and what they mean to the University and city.