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German for Enterprise project supports Yorkshire exports

Businesses in Yorkshire, Lancashire and the Humber with trade connections in Germany or Austria, or those companies keen to expand into the German market, are invited to work with our students on a language-business project: German for Enterprise. Germany is the UK’s second biggest trading partner so this is a prime opportunity for Sheffield students to get acquainted with the UK’s export drive, and for local businesses to get the edge in doing business with German-speaking companies.

The content of the project is based around the unique business needs of the participating companies. Selected businesses team up with our Year 4 students with the full support of the university’s language experts as well as our Sheffield University Enterprise Unit.
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Masterplan submitted for Olympic Legacy Park

A joint venture between Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield City Council, the Olympic Legacy Park has already received the backing of Lord Sebastian Coe and Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams.

The planning application for the Olympic Legacy Park (OLP) in the east end of Sheffield includes the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre, which will be run by Sheffield Hallam University pioneering technologies for healthcare companies including Toshiba to help people move more.
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Student Placements Spring/Summer 2015

DNCC’s International Student Placement Office (ISPO) can put you in touch with international students and graduates to help with language and cultural issues. The following candidates are available for placements during the coming months:-

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Game on at Sheffield Hallam University’s new cutting edge lab

The centre has 34 PlayStation4 development kits for students on final year undergraduate and postgraduate courses, developing the next generation of videogame talent. Continue reading

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World leading research of Sheffield Hallam University highlighted

RESEARCH from Yorkshire universities has been praised in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) which assesses all the research published by UK institutions. Continue reading

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International Student Placements

          DNCC’s International Student Placement Office (ISPO) can put you in touch with international students and graduates to help with language and cultural issues. For more information contact maria.martin-albarran@dncc.co.uk or please click here for more about … Continue reading

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Founder of China’s Confucius Institute honoured by the University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield has awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters to the Director General of Hanban – the Office of Chinese Language Council International – and the Cheif Executive of the Confucius Institute Headquarters, in a special degree ceremony in Beijing this week. Continue reading

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Success in International Business through Effective Communication

The importance of language and culture is often underplayed or overlooked in international business, yet they can form a significant barrier to effective international communication.
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Export Week: Opportunities in the Nordics and Baltics

UK Trade & Investment are inviting businesses to meet British Embassy staff representing the Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia), and the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden). The event will provide the opportunity to discuss how to grow export business to these developed markets. Continue reading

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UKTI – Opportunities in the Nordics and Baltics

As part of Export Week, UK Trade & Investment are inviting businesses to meet British Embassy staff representing the Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia), and the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden). The event will provide businesses with the opportunity to discuss how to grow export business to these developed markets. Continue reading

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