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TARUC - Sheffield Hallam University resources: Get help

Library resources

If you need help with library resources, please your local library first.  The staff there will be most able to help you.

If you need additional help, you can contact the Library at Sheffield Hallam by email at hallamhelp@shu.ac.uk or by phone on +44 114 225 2222.  Please be aware that international phone charges will apply.

Career planning

Career planning skills and employability skills are developed through your academic programme. Your tutors will be the first point of contact for enhancing your employability skills and for information about job seeking and career planning.

For additional resources, you can also access Careers Central. This is an online resource provided by Sheffield Hallam University to help you with career planning. It includes:

Help with Job searches

GradLink UK is the specialist careers website for international students and graduates from UK Universities considering international careers. GradLink currently includes specific sections for China, South-East Asia (ASEAN), Africa, India and Canada.

Hallam Award

Hallam Award is the Students' Union skills award which recognises and rewards students who have developed their skills through extra-curricular activities. Please click on the link above to find out more and apply.

Dealing with illness and difficult circumstances

If you are affected by illness or difficult circumstances that impact on your studies or affect your ability to complete an assignment or sit an exam, you must seek advice from the local student support staff first.

Depending on your circumstances, you may be allowed one of the following:

  • short extension to a submission deadline for written coursework (use the Extension Request Form below)
  • request to repeat an assessment attempt
  • break in study

Your local support staff in will be able to explain the options that are best suited to your circumstances. 

Support for students with disabilities

If you have a condition that is classed as a disability in your country’s legislation, you should contact the local student support staff to request additional help during your studies and extra support for assessments and exams.

 

Progressing through your studies

If this happens, you need to see your local student support staff, who will explain your options.

If you are suspected of academic misconduct in relation to written work, you will find this information from the Sheffield Hallam Students' Union useful. Remember to contact the Advice Centre in the Hallam Union by email at advicecentre@shu.ac.uk for additional support.

We aim to provide the best possible experience to all our students but problems may arise. We have put policies in place to encourage you to raise any issues as soon as they arise.

Support for your wellbeing

Looking after yourself is the first step to achieving academic success. Make sure you have a good work-life balance to avoid getting stressed about your studies.

You may find the following online resources useful.

‚ÄčIf you would like a face-to-face meeting to discuss your wellbeing, please contact your local student support services.