University contributes vital evidence to the plea for support for the city and region’s cultural sector
Providing the evidence of how Covid-19 has affected the region’s cultural sector has been a vital role which the University of Sheffield has undertaken as part of its civic role in the city and region
Comment: We must fight to ensure Sheffield's theatre lights are only temporarily dimmed
Professor Vanessa Toulmin discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Sheffield's theatres
University spin-out wins prestigious award for innovative work to improve rail network
University spin-out company Geoptic has been recognised for its work supporting Network Rail to investigate the overburden of tunnels, with a prestigious national award.
Comment: Nuclear expertise puts Sheffield at heart of clean-energy revolution
As we start to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, we still need to deal with the even-more challenging reality of the climate crisis, says Andrew Storer, chief executive officer of The University of Sheffield Nuclear AMRC.
Improving talent development and skills
We're committed to raising skills across the region through our placement, apprenticeship and widening participation activity alongside support for local employers to access talented graduates.
- Providing students access to placement and recruitment opportunities with local employers through our Careers Service and the RISE scheme
- Developing world-class talent in partnership with industry at the AMRC Training Centre
- Ensuring routes into Higher Education for those at risk of missing out through programmes such as HeppSY+
Enhancing the urban environment
We’re working with regional partners to drive urban development across our campus and the heart of the city, alongside growth of the Sheffield City Region Innovation district.
Supporting community projects
Informed by local voices, we're working to make a positive difference to people's lives by delivering projects and initiatives which support communities and organisations across the region.
The University as a role model
Driving economic, social, environmental and cultural benefits is part of our DNA. As a civic institution, historically created ‘for the people’, the University has a responsibility to act as a trusted role model and partner within the region.