The UK's QAA Quality Code for Higher Education understandably focuses on academic standards of the TNE provision and only advises UK HEIs to provide their TNE student with an experience comparable to that of students on their home campuses.
In the last four years, Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) has made efforts to understand and address the differences in the experience of its TNE and Sheffield-based students. Our ambition is to provide an excellent educational experience to all our students irrelevant of mode of study or location. We're doing this with the help of the Sheffield Hallam Student Support Framework which establishes key principles of student support in the university.
The aim of the framework is to guarantee that students are supported and enabled to:
Collaborative partner staff delivering our programmes abroad are also supported through: