Go local

The quickest way to find everything a student in Sheffield might need, whether it’s a cheap takeaway, a taxi into town or a book for your university course, Go Local! points you in the direction of student services in and around Sheffield and the Sheffield Hallam University.

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Hallam Union Advice Centre

As part of the Students' Union, the Student Advice Centre provides free, confidential and independent advice to all Hallam students. Our friendly, trained and accredited advisers can provide you with support and advice with academic issues, funding, housing concerns, legal advice and more.

Visit the webpage for more information and contact details Hallam Union Advice Centre

Local Sheffield Information

Did you know that even with the beauitiful Peak District National Park just on the doorstep, Sheffield in one of the greenest cities in the country? Not only that, Sheffield is also the home of the World Snooker Championship!

Boasting a wealth of history, arts, sports, culture, theatre and a fantastic variety of entertainment, Sheffield has so much to offer! You might want to get out there and explore for yourself, but here's a few places worth knowing about and websites to visit to help get you started:

Welcome to Sheffield 

Sheffield City Council

Museums Sheffield

Entertainment Events


Sheffield Hallam University Information

There are lots of services avilable to give you a helping hand while you're studying at Hallam. Take the time to familiarise yourself with them, they may come in handy!

Sheffield Hallam University homepage 

Sheffield Hallam Students' Union

Sheffield Hallam University Student Support Services

Sheffield Hallam University Accommodation Services 

Keeping Safe on Campus

Sheffield Hallam Services

Advice for Students in Sheffield

Whilst there is so much to see and do in Sheffield, the most important things to think about when you arrive is your health, security and saftey. The services listed below will get you started:

Sheffield Hallam Students' Union

Register with a GP

Fire Safety

Carbon Monoxide Safety 

South Yorkshire Police


Transport in Sheffield

Trains, trams, buses and taxis - Sheffield has it all! If you're travelling further afield, or just don't fancy walking, the below services will help you get, from and around Sheffield: 

Busses and Trams:

  • First Group -  [Link]
  • Stagecoach Bus - [Link]
  • Supertram [Link]

Taxi: City Taxis Sheffield see our Safe Taxi scheme

Rail: Sheffield Train Station - see 16-25 Rail Card to help cut the costs


Hotels in Sheffield

If you've got vistiors coming, you may need somewhere for them to stay. Click below for discounted hotel rates through Sheffield Hallam 

Discounted hotel rates