Supporting the Supporters

Students sometimes approach members of staff for advice on non-academic issues. The Supporting the Supporters programme offers training and support across a range of areas for University staff whose role is student-facing or involves student support or administration.

Staff Development & Training Programme

Further information and training session dates are available to view here. These are available to all University staff.

Please note: our sessions are often oversubscribed. If you have booked on a session but can no longer attend, please cancel your place on the LMS or email supsup@sheffield.ac.uk so that we can offer the place to someone on the waiting list.

Supporting Our Students Online Training

This online course provides information about the various support services that are available for students. The course aims to make staff aware of the problems students may experience, what to look out for, and what to do if there are concerns.

The course is mandatory for all staff.  To access the training go to:

Any enquiries about the Supporting the Supporters programme, please email: supsup@sheffield.ac.uk

If you would like to receive occasional email information on Supporting the Supporters, please fill in our form with your university email address.