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Peace Gardens, Sheffield
Peace Gardens, Sheffield

At the heart of our community

Our staff, students and partners have a big impact in the local community.  Through research, volunteering and fundraising we’re making a positive difference to the life and economy of our city.

What we're doing
Student with paintbrush on a volunteering project

Student volunteering

This year alone, our students have dedicated 32,000 hours to volunteering projects and raised over £170,000 for local charities. They’re continuing to find innovative ways to help the people of Sheffield.

How our students make a difference

Get in touch

If you have something you’d like to talk to us about, we’re ready to listen.

Becoming greener

We’re working hard to minimise our effect on the environment.

Our environmental initiatives
green-impact

Raising aspirations, fulfilling potential

We work with young people from under-represented groups, encouraging them to consider going to university.

Outreach programme examples
Student working with school children