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 Sheffield City Council to transform the high street
- Developing green spaces through projects such as Grey to Green and Love Square
- Our campus masterplan
- Collaborating with the City to regenerate Sheffield Castlegate
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.
Leadmill in the Square
Working alongside city partners, the University of Sheffield presents ‘Leadmill in the Square’, a weekend of free, outdoor live music performances on 7-8 August in Tudor Square as part of Sheffield’s ‘Summer in the Outdoor City’ programme.
Pop Up University returns
Pop Up University returns this year from the 18-19 September bringing pioneering University of Sheffield research to the public with both online and live events.
Culture projects are the “Shot In Arm” needed for recovery
Although social, economic and cultural effects of the pandemic will be felt for many years, culture has the opportunity to become a great healer say members of Sheffield Culture Collective, including representatives from the University of Sheffield.
Icon neon sign preserved as developer makes way for Sheffield's West Bar scheme
As preparation gets underway to deliver the City Centre's West Bar development, the University of Sheffield has been working alongside developers to secure the future of an original Woollen Sign that forms part of the city's industrial heritage.