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February 22, 2024

Emily Named Sheffield United’s Community Captain During Premier League’s ‘More Than A Game’ Campaign 

The Premier League’s ongoing ‘More Than A Game’ campaign is showcasing how its wide-ranging investment into all levels of football enables people connected to clubs to have a positive impact on their local communities. Clubs across the Premier League, EFL and National League are naming a Community Captain, somebody at the heart of their Premier […]

February 20, 2024

Community Foundation Proud to Deliver Joy of Moving Programme in Milestone Year

Sheffield United Community Foundation is proud to celebrate 10 years of delivery across England and Wales of the Ferrero social responsibility programme, Joy of moving. As the impactful programme enters its milestone 10th year, Joy of moving has inspired over 550,000 children to get moving through play and delivered over 2.5 million hours of learning […]

February 14, 2024

Community College Unveil New Sports Business & Management Degree

Sheffield United Community College are delighted to announce the launch of its brand-new higher education BA (Hons) Sports Business and Management course starting September 2024. Delivered in partnership with the University of South Wales, this new study programme is ideal for those looking for experience and understanding of the world of business and sport to […]

January 26, 2024

Premier League Youth Summit Ensures Young People from Sheffield Have Their Voices Heard

Participants from Sheffield United Community Foundation will join hundreds of young people for a special Premier League Youth Summit on Tuesday 30th January, as part of the Premier League’s commitment to supporting youth voice. Delivered via the Premier League Charitable Fund, through the national Premier League Kicks and Premier League Inspires programmes, the event will […]

January 22, 2024

Fitness Pathway Opens Doors for Matt

College Case Study: Matt Hudson Fitness Enrichment Pathway  When Matt joined us at Sheffield United Community College in September 2022, the college initially appealed to Matt as it would give him the opportunity to combine his passion for football with his desire to study a sport-focused post-16 course. However, an unfortunate injury at the start […]

December 19, 2023

Youth Hub Update!

The Youth Hub at Sheffield United Community Foundation helps 16-24 year olds find employment, training and education. Here’s what’s been going on recently… In November we were lucky enough to have Oliver King Consulting come to our hub and run a mentoring group with 17 of the Youth Hub participants. They gave support with CVs, […]

November 27, 2023

A Look into our BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Esports

By Anabella Prodan Sheffield United Community College proudly unveiled its exclusive esports pathway just over a year ago, inviting young enthusiasts between the ages of 16 and 18 to be the first-ever representatives of the Blades in the Esports British Championship. The adrenaline-pumping qualification, a BTEC Level 3 (Extended) Diploma equivalent to three A-Levels, sets […]

November 23, 2023

Foundation Take Part in Football For Good Day

This past Sunday saw participants from Sheffield United Community Foundation’s Street Soccer Academy play in the Football For Good Trophy at West Ham United’s London Stadium. The five-a-side tournament was held on Sunday, 19 November, to mark the inaugural Football For Good Day – a Commonwealth-wide celebration of the sport’s ability to change lives for […]

October 03, 2023

Lorna & Lovina Talk Youth Hub Success

Our Youth Hub helps provide support and opportunities for people looking for employment. Caitlin Parker, Employability & Skills Advisor, and Lorraina Wigfield, Youth Hub Coach help 16-24 year-olds with one-to-one support, training opportunities and showcases and more. Two people who have benefitted from the Youth Hub are Lorna and Lovina. We caught up with them […]

September 30, 2023

Football Unites For Play Safe Weekend

English football unites again this weekend to promote Play Safe – a countrywide campaign to focus attention of the vital importance of safeguarding in our national game. Led by The Football Association, the Play Safe campaign is endorsed by the NSPCC and will be supported this weekend across every level of English football, including the […]