Sheffield Hallam University is a key driver of regional economic growth, working closely with local industry to address long-term challenges, attract investment and narrow the skills gap.

We offer our students over 25,000 placements with employers every year and our talented graduates are a key resource with the skills to help local industry grow.

Our Sheffield Innovation Programme – led with the University of Sheffield, offers free consultancy. To date, the programme has helped several hundred SMEs across the region access academic expertise and facilities to help innovation and bring new products and services into the market.

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The University is already a national leader in offering degree apprenticeships – a new way for businesses to directly train and recruit degree level graduates.

The new National Centre of Excellence for Degree Apprenticeships at Sheffield Hallam is supported by the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership and works with local business to address skills gaps in priority sectors.