Support Services

Strength and Conditioning

For more information on Strength and conditioning at Hallam, please contact our S&C Coordinator Kieran Burke at

For PASP specific enquiries, please contact S&C Coach Kieran Wright at

For TASS athletes, please contact Kieran Burke at 



To book a session with our Physio team (including screenings), and to find more information such as opening times, please visit SHU Physio

You can also contact for questions relating to our Physio services. 


Sport Psychology

For Sport Psychology support, please contact Zeynep Atha on

You can also access support via Hallam Help

NHS support through Sheffield Talking Therapies is also available for self referral. 



We are currently reviewing how we offer Nutrition support for 2023/24. 

If you are worried about disordered eating, you can access specific support and resources through Hallam Help


Lifestyle Support

We are currently reviewing our Lifestyle support offer for 2023/24

Please contact Jess Abouzeid on for more information


Academic Flexibility 

We are currently reviewing how we support students with academic flexibility for the 2023/24 academic year. 

Please contact James Blencowe at for more information. 

We also encourage students to use their academic support advisors, and speak to their course leaders ahead of time for more support with deadlines and assignments. 


Bursary and Expenses

(PASP scholarship athletes only)

Bursary payments are usually paid in two instalments, on 31/10/2023 and 27/02/2023. However, this may be different depending on your course start date, for example if you start in January.

Expenses can be claimed through submitting a Sport Expenses Claim Form. Claims will take about 2 weeks to process.

If you have any other questions regarding bursaries or expenses, please contact Jess Abouzeid on



If you have a safeguarding concern, you can speak to any member of our staff, including Jess Abouzeid (Performance Sport Coordinator, or James Blencowe (Performance Sport Manager,

You can also report a safeguarding concern at and view the Hallam Safeguarding Policy

Safeguarding concerns can also be reported directly to your sports National Governing Body. 


Anti Doping

All sporting participants have the right to compete in Clean Sport.

Sheffield Hallam University and Team Hallam stands with and abides by the UK Anti-Doping and World Anti- Doping Agency (WADA) position that cheating, including doping, in sport is categorically against the spirit of sport, undermining the otherwise positive impact of sport on society.


Sheffield Hallam University commits to support Clean Sport in the UK in the following ways:


·Sheffield Hallam University supports the mission of UK Anti-Doping and WADA in achieving Clean Sport.

·All athletes are expected to play, train and compete in line with the spirit of sport, including the anti-doping rules.

·All coaches and athlete support personnel are expected to perform their role in line with the spirit of sport, including the anti-doping rules.

·Team Hallam is committed to supporting the prevention of doping behaviour in the UK in collaboration with other sporting bodies

·Employed and associated ‘staff’ will not condone, assist or in any way support the use of prohibited substances and methods (unless permitted by a Therapeutic Use Exemption) in any aspects of their work.

·Breaches of this, or any rules/policies referred to in the code of practice/conduct will be acted upon accordingly.

·All employed and associated staff will be expected to contact UK Anti-Doping should they become aware of an athlete or NGB member using or considering the usage of a prohibited substance or prohibited method. This contact should be done in confidence on the dedicated confidential Report Doping in Sport line.

·Team Hallam will uphold any sanctions placed upon an athlete by UK Anti-Doping or other associated body in accordance with the World Anti-Doping Code.


Useful Links:

UK Anti-doping Agency

Global Drug Reference Online


If you have any more questions on anti doping, please contact and a member of the team will be able to help you


General PASP Terms and Conditions

  • Current enrolment on PASP does not guarantee selection for the following year

  • PASP support runs until 31st of July 2024 . 

  • Ongoing/extended support can be provided for the month of August 2024 and will be determined on a case – by – case basis. Please contact Jess Abouzeid ( as soon as possible if you know you will need support over August.

  • Accessing our support services is not obligatory. We welcome all PASP athletes to access support as needed, throughout the academic year.? 

  • We encourage athletes to make a positive contribution to their Sport Hallam club as much as possible. Even if you are not able to play for the team, this could include attending training or S&C sessions, supporting at fixtures, organising club events, providing coaching assistance, mentoring other students, etc. 

  • Please inform Sheffield Hallam University club coaches of your availability, or non-availability, to feature as part of Hallam squads and for events such as Varsity and BUCS games with as much notice as possible. 

  • Athletes must follow any club rules, handbooks, and codes of conducts governing student behaviour. 


For the full Terms and Conditions, please reffer to your athlete contract.