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The Union is led by elected student officers. These students officers make decisions on behalf of all students.
Sports Officer: Josh Saydraouten, Education Officer: Jessica Goldstone, Democracy and Communications Officer: Howard Duffy, Activities Officer: Jenna Meeking, President: Helen Francis, Welfare and Community Officer: Carl Hawkes
Hallam Students’ Union currently employs 66 full - time staff members
The Union is a charity which means income raised is re-invested into student welfare and other services
In the academic year of 2011/12 The Advice Centre dealt with 8,163 enquiries.
The Advice Centre gained £314,800.33 of funding for students in 2011/12.
Hallam Union received the Green Impact Gold Award for a second consecutive year
Green Impact is an NUS run programme, formerly known as Sound Impact, which aims to promote and reward good-practice in Students’ Unions.
763 students are involved with Hallam Union voluntary projects
Voluntary projects exists to provide students with the opportunity to contribute to the community through a variety of enjoyable community projects in and around Sheffield. Students who volunteer are eligible to register for our Hallam Award.
Hallam’s Sports Union has 43 Sports Clubs
The Sports Union has the biggest membership base in the Student Union with over 1,300 members. When students become a member of the Sports Union they get the chance to join as many clubs as they want and try new activities.
The Union offers a wide range of activities and services for students including:
Hallam Union has 62 societies!
These include; Chess, Film, Graphic Design, Politics, Salsa and Japanese Visual Arts. Students can join as many societies they want to during their time at University, they can also start a new society.
Democracy is at the heart of the Union
Hallam Union is a democratic organisation and runs elections and referenda throughout the year. 16,528 votes were cast in total by students in all our elections last year. Student opinion is at the heart of every decision we make so we encourage every student to make their voice heard by getting involved in every aspect of our democracy.
The Union receives funding from Sheffield Hallam University to operate
Hallam Union achieved gold in national award in 2011/12
The Be a Champion gold accreditation was for inspiring students to get actively involved in the London 2012 Olympic Games. Hallam Union is one of only five students’ unions in the country to achieve the gold accreditation for its commitment to the programme.
Team Sheffield Hallam Crowned Varsity 2012 Champions
Team Sheffield Hallam successfully retained the Varsity crown for a ninth consecutive year in 2012. Varsity 2012 was the 16th annual sporting tournament between Sheffield Hallam University and the University of Sheffield. The final match in the festival of sport took place between the football men’s 1st teams, at Hillsborough stadium, in March, and was refereed by Howard Webb MBE for the third year. Varsity 2012 saw almost 2000 students competing and over 17,000 spectators supporting and watching the competition. We believe 2013 will be awesome!
Hallam Union wins a Best Bar None 2012 award
Hallam Union celebrated once again after winning the Best Club Award in the 2012 Best Bar None Sheffield Awards. Hallam Union scooped the Best Club Award and was named runner up for the Best Bar Award, narrowly missing out on claiming the top spot for a third consecutive year.