Sheffield Hallam reveals city centre campus planPosted by: Paul Stimpson
How phase two of the masterplan will look
The first phase of the plan will be completed over the next five years
Sheffield Hallam University has revealed its multi-million pound masterplan for its city centre campus.
The university has outlined a 15 year proposal which will create a 'sustainable and flexible' which will allow Hallam to become 'the world's leading applied university'.
New buildings will be built for the Business School and social sciences, as well as plans for the refurbishment of the Students' Union building. A University Green will be also be built.
Professor Chris Husbands, Sheffield Hallam University vice-chancellor, said: "This is a bold vision for the long-term future of the university‘s estate which will enhance the presence and profile of the University in at the heart of the City Region and support its wider regeneration and development.
"We want to create an exceptional environment in which to learn and work and a welcoming and inclusive environment for visitors to Sheffield. We are uniquely placed at the heart of the city to contribute to its vibrancy and reputation and we want to encourage everyone in the city, not just our staff and students to enjoy our campus by creating attractive public spaces.
"In a shifting and highly competitive landscape students expect exceptional teaching, in an outstanding environment with increased opportunities. Meeting these expectations will demand imagination, as competition – locally, nationally and globally – increases, and resources tighten. The campus masterplan will provide the foundation and infrastructure required to deliver our ambition."