News and tips
Congratulations on your A-level results and on securing a place at one of Sheffield excellent universities! Now to start planning your Freshers week! Here we shall give you some info on where to party and how to get some Early-Bird tickets
A quick look on the internet tells us that there are a few ‘plastic-free’ days and that July has been picked at ‘Plastic-Free July’ by western Australia and adopted by many other individuals and countries. So, we thought we would look at ways you can go plastic-free in the UK and particularly in Sheffield.
You are so lucky in living in Sheffield, with one of the UK’s best natural playgrounds right next door to the city! The Peak District was the first National park created in the UK. Here are a few walks you might enjoy completing during your stay in this wonderful outdoorsy city.
So, it’s exciting times ahead. You are off to University in September, this is where life really begins! New friends, new courses, new cultures, new student accommodation, (oh, and did we mention the parties?), and possibly even a new city.
Today is Macaroon day!! We think these recipes are the easiest around. Why not make something delicious for all your housemates. These recipes are also dairy free, vegetarian and the coconut macaroons are vegan! They are also useful as bite-sized mouthfuls of energy to get through your studying.
You might think that to study, you need peace and quiet to think clearly. However, many studies have shown that, far from being conducive to studying, silence makes the mind wander and try to fill the void. Listening to music is the way forward
Sheffield Property to Let are giving their tenants the opportunity to partake in an end of year SPTL Photo Competition. If you are living with them, it's easy to participate, make sure you enter to be in with the chance of winning
We all have arguments from time to time, it is part and parcel of human life. We all need to get along together and there is more need when we all live together in a house. Here we are going to look at some skills and tips to save the day and bring the situation back towards harmony again.
When you imagined living in a student house or sharing a room, did you imagine it would be the best fun ever and you would instantly bond with everyone? Well, we’re sorry to be the bearers of bad news but living with other peoples’ drama, and the stress of Uni can make for an ‘interesting’ experience.
Got motivated yesterday by Sheffield’s Half Marathon or this month’s London Marathon and want to start or get back into doing regular exercise and keeping fit in Sheffield? Well, don’t worry here you’ll find lots of tips and advice on how to keep fit for free or cheaply whilst at Uni in Sheffield, both in and out of your flat.
If you have decided to come to Sheffield to study, you might be wondering what student accommodation in Sheffield is really like, where the best areas to live are, and what there is to do besides drinking. Here is a handy guide to living and studying in Sheffield.