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  • Black history in Germany - inside the forgotten lives

    18 Oct 2017 | 1:57 pm BST


  • SIA DEVELOPMENT: Hallam reveals plans for three new public art installations in its Sheffield Institute of Arts building

    2 Oct 2017 | 12:54 pm BST

    Claire Lockwood, head of the department of art and design at Sheffield Hallam, has spoken to The Star as the University reveals plans for three artworks to be installed in the Sheffield Institute of Arts (SIA). The former Head Post … Continue reading


  • Funding to explore how virtual reality can help injured children through painful rehabilitation

    2 Oct 2017 | 9:59 am BST


  • Share Some Secrets: MAC Animation students create animation for Children’s Author, Christina Gabbitas

    22 Sep 2017 | 8:37 am BST

    Over the past year our animation students have been animating a book ‘Share Some Secrets’ for children’s author Christina Gabbitas on child protection which is supported by the NSPCC. “This project has given us an opportunity to engage our students … Continue reading


  • TINSLEY: Yorkshire’s biggest ever public work of art to replace the iconic Tinsley Towers

    20 Sep 2017 | 12:22 pm BST

    Illustrator Ella Worthington, a Sheffield Hallam graduate, has created the first artist impressions of ‘Onwards and Upwards’, a series of 90ft red brick chimneys which many are dubbing to be Yorkshire’s answer to the Angel of the North. Read more … Continue reading


  • University Technical College – Prize Giving Ceremony

    19 Sep 2017 | 10:48 am BST

    Dr Geoff Green and SHU’s Pro VC Karen Bryan attended the recent University Technical College prize giving ceremony at Cutlers Hall.  The Y13, £50 prize for Creative Digital Media, sponsored by  Sheffield Hallam’s Media Arts & Communication department, was presented to Louis Norton.  Louis will … Continue reading


  • Graduate Fashion Week catch up with Hattie about her success….

    17 Aug 2017 | 3:06 pm BST

    Graduate Fashion Week caught up with SIA Fashion Graduate Hattie Crowther for an in-depth interview following her ASOS Future Talent Award win. Read the full article here.


  • Creative Media Students Support Internationally Renowned Research Centre

    17 Jul 2017 | 10:40 am BST

    First year students from the faculty of ACES, have recently been challenged to put their digital skills and knowledge into practice to help promote local businesses through the design, development and creation of digital media content. The students, working in … Continue reading


  • GRAPHIC DESIGN: Hallam students highlighted by graphic design website

    3 Jul 2017 | 11:10 am BST

    Nine graphic design students have been highlighted by Creative Bloq as some of the best graduates outside of London. The students feature as part of an article looking at talent outside of the capital, with graduates of the Sheffield Institute … Continue reading


  • VR Project Awarded ADRC Research Innovation Prize

    27 Jun 2017 | 9:09 am BST

    Digital Media Production students, Diogo Salgado and Tania Silvestre, have won the ADRC Research Innovation Prize for their contribution to a C3RI research project using virtual reality. The project brief required the students to create virtual reality experiences in a … Continue reading


  • Research Innovation Award

    26 Jun 2017 | 9:44 am BST

    This award is presented to a graduating student (Masters) for a creative project that demonstrates an innovative use of research within the work.  Awarded by Course Leaders in discussion with the Art and Design Research Centre. Congratulations to the following … Continue reading


  • SIA student wins Graduate Fashion Week award

    23 Jun 2017 | 9:43 am BST

    A SIA  University student is celebrating after winning a prestigious award at Graduate Fashion Week 2017. Hattie Crowther, a final-year fashion design student,  has won the ASOS Future Talent Award – Design for her portfolio of work after it was displayed at … Continue reading


  • BCFA Student Clinics at Sheffield Institute of Arts

    24 Feb 2016 | 09:35am UTC

    On the 24th January seven representatives of BCFA (The British Contract Furnishing Association) members took part in a day of meetings with third year students from the Product & Furniture Design BA course at the Sheffield Institute of Arts.


  • SIA students explore Fashion & Freedom.

    20 Feb 2017 | 11:21 am UTC

    Two of our fashion students have joined leading designers in an exciting and inspiring exhibition which sees some of today′s leading female fashion designers explore the impact the First World War had on the changing role of women and fashion.Continue reading here


  • Graduate Fashion Week 2017

    12 Jun 2017 | 2:46 pm BST


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    Congratulations to Hattie Crowther (Sheffield Institute of Arts Fashion Design student) who won the prestigious ASOS Future Talent Award at Graduate Fashion Week. ASOS is a global fashion destination.  It is a  mix of cutting-edge fashion and a variety of fashion-related content that makes the hub of a thriving fashion community that it is.  The new Future Talent Awards award acknowledges


  • SIA Degree Show 2017

    12 Jun 2017 | 2:45 pm BST


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    As featured in 2016 Design Week’s top 10 degree shows to look out for! Sheffield’s biggest student-led exhibition launched this week, showcasing talent from creative art, design, fashion, photography, film and animation at Sheffield Hallam University. The Sheffield Institute of Arts (SIA) at Hallam opened its doors to the public on Saturday 10 June for its 2017 Degree Show at


  • Raffles Design International, Mumbai

    12 Jun 2017 | 1:18 pm BST


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    Sheffield Institute of Arts is  delighted to announce new international partnerships with Raffles Design International in Mumbai, India and Raffles Design Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka. We will be delivering a range of design degrees at both institutions from July and look forward to a successful collaboration for joint projects, staff  and student exchange.  Raffles is a well – established global


  • Games Britannia 2017 – Videogames Education Festival

    12 Jun 2017 | 10:39 am BST


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    The 2017 Games Britannia Videogames Education Festival launched this month. The Games Britannia Festival brings creativity and technology together, providing schools and colleges with workshops and activities led by games industry experts and academics. Started in 2011 by Brinsworth Comprehensive School, it is now run by the Computing Department at Sheffield Hallam University as part of a range of initiatives which


  • Research Student speaks about Grice Ivories exhibition

    22 May 2017 | 11:00 am BST


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    Amelia Knowlson is a doctoral student in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) and is support by the Heritage Consortium. Amelia’s work examines the use of 3D printing as a curatorial tool and can be seen in Stories from the East: The Grice Ivories an exhibition by Museums Sheffield which runs until 9 July 2017. As part of my PhD research


  • SIA design student has been shortlisted for an acclaimed national award

    22 May 2017 | 11:00 am BST


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    Sophie Smart, a third-year illustration student, has been shortlisted for the Adult Non-Fiction Cover Award in the Penguin Random House’s annual Student Design Award. “To be able to put it on my CV is great and it’s already helping me with applying for internships over the summer.” Lee Ford, course leader, said, “It’s Sophie’s hard work, dedication and talent that


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