Urgent call for Sanctuary Scholarship applications – deadline 8 Dec

Calling all students from refugee backgrounds interested in the following degree course subjects only starting January 2023 at Sheffield Hallam University and in need of a scholarship: MA/ LLM APPLIED HUMAN RIGHTS https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/law/llm-applied-human-rights/full-time and https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/law/ma-applied-human-rights/full-time Ideal for aspiring human rights practitioners and activists. MA DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/digital-media/ma-digital-media-management/full-time MSC GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/geography-and-environment/msc-geographical-information-systems/full-time  MSC PUBLIC HEALTH https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/sociology-and-politics/msc-public-health/full-time

Find out about Disability History Month 2022

Disability History Month (16 November to 16 December) explores the history of disabled people’s struggle for equality and human rights. This year’s theme is Disability, Health and Wellbeing. During the Covid-19 pandemic, health inequalities for disabled people were starkly exposed. They were more affected in terms of loss of life, and many barriers to services that already existed … Continue reading Find out about Disability History Month 2022

Meadowhall Jobs Fair on Weds 28 Sept

Meadowhall is hosting a Jobs Fair in the Oasis Dining Quarter, Upper Level on Wednesday 28 September (10am-9pm). Hundreds of jobs available across the shopping centre's stores and restaurants. Brand representatives will be available to provide useful information on any current and/or upcoming vacancies and helpful advice for applications. Candidates are encouraged to arrive interview-ready … Continue reading Meadowhall Jobs Fair on Weds 28 Sept

The Community Connector Summer Newsletter: Darnall, Tinsley, Attercliffe & Handsworth

The Summer 2022 edition of The Community Connector is out, providing news and updates for people living in the Darnall, Tinsley, Attercliffe and Handsworth areas. This jam-packed newsletter includes features on: Community Youth Services activity in DarnallHigh Hazels ParkEmployment support optionsTinsley Community AllotmentThe East Local Area CommitteePakistan Muslim Centre activitiesDarnall FA Darnall Tenants and Residents … Continue reading The Community Connector Summer Newsletter: Darnall, Tinsley, Attercliffe & Handsworth

Soaring mental health conditions locking unemployed young people out of the job market, warns new report

Press release from Learning and Work Institute and The Prince’s Trust New research from Learning and Work Institute and The Prince’s Trust, supported by HSBC UK, reveals the barriers facing unemployed, and rising numbers of economically inactive, young people across the UKReport highlights opportunity for almost half a million young people without a job to … Continue reading Soaring mental health conditions locking unemployed young people out of the job market, warns new report

Is it too hot to work? Temperature in the workplace

Reposted from the Health & Safety Executive In offices or similar environments, the temperature in workplaces must be reasonable. There's no law for maximum working temperature, or when it's too hot to work. Employers must stick to health and safety at work law, including: keeping the temperature at a comfortable level, sometimes known as thermal … Continue reading Is it too hot to work? Temperature in the workplace

Register for Sheffield City Region Network Meeting on Weds 20 July

Registration is open for the Sheffield City Region quarterly network meeting on Wednesday 20 July, which takes place online between 10am and 12:15pm. Agenda TimeSpeakerOrganisationTopic10:00 – 10:05Lisa Hawksby Ray ByrneSY provider network and boardIntroduction and welcome10:05 – 10:25Dan Fell Philippa BarrowcliffeDoncaster ChamberThe LSIP & Skills manifesto10:25 – 10:45Rachel AngusOfstedOfsted update and priorities10:45 – 11:05Gareth LindopAELPAELP … Continue reading Register for Sheffield City Region Network Meeting on Weds 20 July

Clearer pathways needed into green jobs, NCFE manager claims

Written by David Jones, Vertical and Horizontal Markets Manager at the NCFE Reposted from FE Week There’s a need for clearer pathways into green jobs if we’re to fill skills gaps and help more young people turn their passion for sustainability into careers, explains David Jones, Vertical and Horizontal Markets Manager at the educational charity … Continue reading Clearer pathways needed into green jobs, NCFE manager claims

Violence Against Women and Girls Reduction Fund now open

The South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) has announced the opening of its latest grant funding round for applications. The Violence Against Women and Girls Reduction Fund is open to community groups, social enterprises and non-profit organisations working in South Yorkshire who are working on tackling Violence Against Women and Girls. Organisations are able to … Continue reading Violence Against Women and Girls Reduction Fund now open