What does the Multifaith Chaplaincy offer?

DatesDrawn from a wide range of religious traditions, we support students of different faiths and none. We organise regular, as well as one off sessions as well as opportunities for you to come and discuss any worries or difficult decisions that you might be facing.

Exploring faith and belief

We can help you reflect on questions about faith and belief, and how they relate to your work and study.

Religious advice and information

The Multifaith Chaplaincy can respond to requests about religious observance and provide information about different religions. Our Places of worship page includes links to SHU student societies, including religious societies, and also lists places of worship.

Opportunities for prayer and meditation

  • Christian prayer
  • Meditation – every Wednesday, 1pm-1.30pm, City Campus (Multifaith Centre). Facilitated by Faith Advisors from different religious traditions and open to all. No previous experience of meditation necessary. Check out Meditation - the gentle stressbuster guide [230kb PDF]
  • Drop-in sessions - Friday mornings at City Campus (Multifaith Centre), 9am-12.30; Tuesday afternoons at Collegiate Campus (Student Services Reception, Heart of the Campus, 1.30-4.30pm). The drop-ins are sometimes subject to change so please check first with chaplaincy@shu.ac.uk.
  • Muslim prayer - There are male and female prayer rooms at both City Campus (Multifaith Centre) and Collegiate Campus (Oaklands Level 1). Friday Jummah Prayer takes place in the Sports Hall (Surrey Level 1), from 1.10pm
  • Quiet room - Multifaith Room 1. A place to be silent, to pray, to reflect, or simply to 'be'. Available during normal University hours.

For further details about any of the sessions, or if you have thoughts and ideas about future events at the Multifaith Centre, contact the Multifaith Chaplaincy at chaplaincy@shu.ac.uk or call (0114) 225 4577.

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