The social value of sport

19th April 2016 | 0 Comments

The study, which is the first of its kind, looks at the Social Return on Investment (SROI) of sport and the impact it has on improving health and educational attainment, reducing crime and enhancing participants' life satisfaction. Commissioned by the Higher Education Investment Fund and supported by Sport England and the Department for Culture, Media [...]

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Meet The Principal of Sheffield’s Second University Technical College

11th April 2016 | 0 Comments

Construction is progressing well at the £10 million UTC Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park campus on Attercliffe Common, which will specialise in healthcare and sports sciences, and computing.  The UTC will train 14 to 19-year-olds in the skills that Sheffield City Region's businesses need to grow, and is due to open to students this September. Applications [...]

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Olympic Legacy Park key contributor to Northern Powerhouse

4th April 2016 | 0 Comments

That’s the view of the Sheffield Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) Chair, Sir Nigel Knowles, who visited the multi-million pound London 2012 legacy project.  The OLP, currently being constructed in the East End of Sheffield, is a joint venture between Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield City Council.   When fully [...]

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Planning approval for Olympic Legacy Park

15th March 2016 | 0 Comments

Sheffield City Council has approved the full planning application for the £3.5 million Park Community Arena – the new home for the Sheffield Sharks basketball team – and car parking.  Outline permission was also granted for the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC), 3G sports pitch, the park’s public realm and three private sector opportunities for [...]

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High Tech UTC Sheffield Opens Its Doors To Visitors This Week

15th March 2016 | 0 Comments

An open evening is taking place at UTC Sheffield City Centre campus, Matilda Street, on Wednesday March 16th from 5pm to 7pm.  The event will profile courses for 14 to 19-year-olds in four technical specialisms: advanced engineering and manufacturing, creative and digital as well as new study options in healthcare and sports sciences, and computing. [...]

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