Welcome to the Gateway at Sheffield University Management School.

Business partnerships that achieve more.

We work across the business sectors from large companies to SMEs, social enterprises and not-for profit organisations.

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Join your SUMS Alumni community.

Share your stories, inspire future students and build professional networks.

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At Sheffield University Management School (SUMS) we are proud of our connections with alumni, businesses, and organisations. We work together to help solve some of the toughest industry challenges, to help make a difference to society, and to improve the lives of our students. Here on the Gateway we introduce you to a range of opportunities for businesses and alumni to engage with us.

Business partnerships

We encourage leaders from all business sectors to work with us. On our Business partnership pages you can find out more about opportunities including hosting a student project, providing internships or placements, delivering guest lectures, and recruiting our talented students and alumni into your organisation. Our world-leading academics can also provide you with expert knowledge and collaborate on real business research projects.

Alumni involvement

Our alumni are an inspiration to our current and future students and there are many ways in which you can volunteer your time and knowledge to make a big difference to student lives. On our Alumni involvement pages you can find out more about opportunities including becoming a mentor, guest speaking, and volunteer roles. We also enjoy hearing and sharing your stories of successes and experiences since graduating from Sheffield. We hope to bring alumni together through our in-person and online networks, keeping in touch with you throughout your alumni journey.


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