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Campaigns

Join forces with other students to raise awareness about injustices, rally around a social cause, or make an impact at an institutional level. Many voices are louder than one.
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Get involved

Run a campaign

Got an idea for a campaign, but not sure where to start? Let us know and we can support you with everything from organising the campaign to lobbying the University. We want campaigns to be student-centred and student-led, and that starts with you.

Email us at campaigns@shu.ac.uk to get things started.

Get involved with a current campaign

Seen a campaign we're running that you'd like to get involved with? Let us know and we can show you how you can help. Campaigns only work with people power so don't hesistate to get in touch! 

Email us at campaigns@shu.ac.uk to get things started.


Recent wins

  • We're submitting a report to the board of governors asking for Aspect Court Cafe to be reinstated.
  • We're setting up 1-1 financial appointments to support the Sept 2021 cohort of Nursing students facing issues caused by the pandemic.
  • We're now sat on the Access & Participation Plan writing group to ensure Hallam's intervention commitments work for our students.
  • Our Inclusive Standards focus group report has been published, and we're meeting with Hallam's Disabled Student Services to action the recommendations.
  • Our Cost of Living Shop is thriving. We've partnered with Aldi and Hallam Catering to secure food donations for the Community Fridge. So far, we've saved over 250kg of food from landfill and over £1,250 for students! We've also swapped over 500 items of clothing through our Swap Shop!
  • We supported our Women's Rep, Dot Williams, for a Reclaim the Night march on 7 March and are supporting her Consent Education Policy that was recently passed at Union Council.
  • Our President and International Students' Officer joined us at Parliament to speak to the Student APPG about student housing issues, and we presented Sheffield Centre's MP Paul Blomfield with an open letter about these issues too.

Cost of living

Having completed the third round of our Cost of Living survey, we've compiled a report on the findings and made a list of recommendations to be considered going forward.


Live Campaigns


Campaigning Resources

Student-Led Campaigns Fund

Need funding to support your campaign? Check out our Student-Led Campaigns fund launching August 2024!

 


Wellbeing resources

Cost of Living shop

Did you know we have a Community Fridge, Swap Shop, and Book Swap? Learn more about what they are and how you can access them as a Hallam student.

 


Share your experience

Something on your mind? Air your comments and complaints about the uni and it'll help us identify topics to campaign on.

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Get in touch

Need tips on running a campaign? Want to get involved but not sure how? Can't find what you're looking for?

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