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  • Review of Milan Design Week by Design Insider Live – featuring work from SHU students

    21 May 2018 | 2:22 pm BST

    This year 6 of our final year product and furniture students and 1 SHU alumni travelled to exhibit at the Salone Satellite, Salone del Mobile – the biggest design exhibition in the world – during Milan Design Week.  The students had a … Continue reading


  • Virtual reality research across the BBC

    24 Apr 2018 | 3:47 pm BST


  • Exhibition: Utter Rubbish – 21 April-19 May

    17 Apr 2018 | 9:48 am BST


  • Programme of events and live work – ‘Interrupteur’ by Rachel Smith

    16 Apr 2018 | 2:31 pm BST

    Residency ‘Interrupteur’ by Rachel Smith at Jessop West Foyer, University of Sheffield. This includes a substantial programme of events and live works involving current and past ADRC PhD, Sheffield Institute of Arts MA alumni, and artists and curators working in … Continue reading


  • SNAPCHAT: Hallam academics talk hackers, blackmail and cyber security

    16 Apr 2018 | 11:58 am BST

    Lily Canter, a principal lecturer in journalism, has written a piece published in The Sun about the risks of the social network Snapchat, following the news of a UK hacker targeting an individual’s account with blackmail. Scott Storey, an associate … Continue reading


  • Exhibition Launch: Nothing will have taken place other than the place – 17 April

    16 Apr 2018 | 11:50 am BST

    Exhibition Launch Event 6pm 17th April, Persistence Works Gallery, Yorkshire Artspace, Brown Street, Sheffield S1 2BS The title of SHU doctoral student MB O’Toole’s exhibition is taken from Stéphane Mallarmé’s poem Un coup de Dés jamais n’abolira le Hasard, [A throw of the … Continue reading


  • Stars on Starting Out – An Evening with Jim Herrington (Photographer) 16 April

    9 Apr 2018 | 12:57 pm BST

    In a collaboration between Sheffield Institute of Arts and Yorkshire Artspace the Stars on Starting Out series will be taking place from April to December 2018 and will feature the great and the good from the creative sector – from … Continue reading


  • Royal Television Society Awards – SHU Winner

    26 Mar 2018 | 12:48 pm BST

    Congratulations to BA Animation course graduate, Curtis Hartley won the Craft Award for camera work on his 3rd year Animation “Ember” at the Student RTS regional awards 2018


  • Stars on Starting Out – Lecture Series

    26 Mar 2018 | 12:11 pm BST

    In collaboration with Yorkshire Artspace The Stars on Starting Out  series will be taking place from April to December 2018 and will feature the great and the good from the creative sector – from fine art, design and contemporary craft … Continue reading


  • FILM AWARD: Hallam student nominated for young filmmaker award

    7 Mar 2018 | 11:54 am GMT

    Eleanor Smith has been nominated for her short film Mittens in the ‘Best Live Action’ category in this year’s Into Film Awards. Eleanor has been chatting to BBC Radio Sheffield [listen again from 1:25:50] about her inspiration, how she got … Continue reading


  • FASHION DESIGN: Two fashion design students from Hallam are awarded paid internships with Vivienne Westwood

    6 Mar 2018 | 12:30 pm GMT

    Two fashion design students have secured internships with Vivienne Westwood following collaboration between the globally renowned fashion designer and Sheffield Hallam University. Rosie Coggin-Levy, 19, and Kirsty Owen, 22, both second-year fashion design students will each embark on London later … 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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