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I have been living at Clarkson House with SPTL for 4 months now. I am on a 5-year university degree and so lots of my friends graduated after 3 or 4 years. When I was in my 4th year, I started to feel a bit frustrated about the typical student houses & flats being damp, gloomy ....
Well, Black Friday has been and gone for another year, but that does not mean you cannot pick up some great bargains and savings. As a student you can access some super discounts, here we shall give you a list of those we found, aside from the usual.
Christmas – the most wonderful and expensive time of the year! As bookings for Christmas dinners open we all start thinking about the fun plans we would like to do. However, a student budget doesn’t always allow for a full ‘Buddy the Elf’ approach so here are some tips for how to do Christmas in Sheffield as a University student!
It’s that time of year where the clocks have gone back and suddenly the weather gets much colder in Sheffield! For some people, this means excitement for the build-up to Christmas but for others the short days and cold weather make them feel slightly gloomy.
The countdown is on for this year’s Black Friday! Now, whether you think its just a gimmicky Americanism or you are all for the annual shopping extravaganza, there is no denying that there are some great deals out there. So if you are looking for new clothes or home items to jazz up your student accommodation, then read on for our Black Friday tips.
To participate in the Sheffield Property To Let photo competition all they have to do submit any photos of themselves or flatmates enjoying their day to day life in and/or around a Sheffield Property To Let flat (apartment, house, studio, common areas, balconies, garden or bbq area) for a chance to win ....
Well kids, Halloween is just around the corner, and do you know what that means? It’s P.A.R.T.Y time! Yes, the hangover of Fresher’s week has just about faded, and Bonfire Night seems like a long way off (there’s a least an entire week to go!) so we all need something to fill the long autumn nights of Reading Week, and what better than a Halloween party?!? (It beats reading, that’s for sure.)
Let us be honest, everyone will have to cope with a mental health issue within their lifetime. We all experience loss, grief, pain, fear, depression, sadness at some point. These emotions and how we deal with them depends on how robust our mental health at the time. We cannot expect to feel 100% all the time. The problems arise when we feel we cannot cope with the present situation.
September is almost over, the long summer days are but a distant memory, time for work, school, college and University. Now you're at uni in Sheffield you may feel apprehensive about certain things such as settling in, finding student accommodation or making friends. Read our latest blog for advice to help you settle in and enjoy your new life as a Sheffield student!
September 29th is International coffee day and as a ‘cup of joe’ is the thing that we students rely on to keep us going, we thought we would let you know of some of the best independent coffee shops around the city centre of Sheffield.
If you are thinking about ending your life, then just know that this is a perfectly normal reaction to an enormous amount of stress, but it is also a warning sign that you need to seek help. Before you research methods, just know that suicide is not painless. It is not the best way to solve any issues you are having. It is probably not even the solution you are looking for. You do not have to feel this way and you certainly do not need to struggle alone.
This week is world water week, a symposium held in Sweden every year to look at global water issues. Here we shall look at what you can do to conserve and reuse water in your apartment. Not only will you help save water, your water bill will be lower.