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Student Development Opportunities

Welcome to our Student Development pages!

We recognise the positive impact involvement in sport can have on employability through practising key skills and behaviours like teamwork, leadership, collaboration and communication.
For that reason we have created even more opportunities and initiatives for you to develop your skills and experiences through Sport.

Sport Sheffield’s new Student Development programme offers various courses, leadership opportunities and projects to make the most of your time and shape your employability.

Many of these opportunities are HEAR accredited so don’t miss out, get involved.

For more information on how Sport Sheffield can support you please contact:
Martin Cook:

BUCS recent ‘Impact of Sport on Graduate Employability study’ shows that 51% of graduates say sporting involvement has helped them develop team work skills and leadership qualities in the workplace.

Employers also recognise the benefits of sport in developing career-enhancing qualities, with more than nine in 10 (94 per cent) of those questioned identifying a clear link between university sport participation and valuable skills and strengths in potential employees. (SIRC 2013)