News and tips
Though some people may deny our effect on the planet's climate, most sensible people are both aware of and care about our impact on the environment of our beautiful world. It may seem like each one of us is too small to really have an impact on this, but every great revolution starts on an individual level. As a student in Sheffield there are many ways in which you can contribute just by making your own flat, apartment, studio or house more eco-friendly. But first of all, why should you bother?
We aren’t saying students choose to study in Sheffield because of the great nightlife, but it certainly helps! Your options for a night (or day) out in Sheffield are wide-ranging and there will certainly be something you can enjoy, whatever your tastes!
Sharing a student house can be great fun but your housemates could literally be your besties - or worst enemies depending on who you choose to share your space with. Read our tips on selecting the right people to live with!
19th- 25th February 2018 is Student volunteering week. Here we shall look at all the activities you can take part in and reasons for volunteering as a student, and highlight why volunteering in Sheffield is important whilst at University.
It might Valentine’s Day this week, but once your cards have been handed out, gifts received (hopefully!), and kisses sent, it’s time to get back to more serious matters. Money matters, to be precise, as this week also happens to be National Student Money Week! The annual awareness campaign, managed by the National Association of Student Money Advisers (NASMA), kicked off on Monday (February 12th), with the purpose of helping you manage your money and finances.
Student loans do not go far these days, and after paying your University fees, housing and union membership, there is not always as much money as you hoped left in the bank account. These tips will help you budget and keep an eye on spending, so that the balance does not get away from you too quickly and you end up embarrassed in the supermarket queue with a refused card in hand.
Well, we have only been back at Uni for a few days and already the press and police are already warning us that other students have had break ins and belongings stolen. As young adults away from home for the first time, we are easy targets for burglars.
Your head is banging, your tongue is feeling like a cotton wool bud has exploded in your mouth and there is a cold kebab lying next to your bed, which you instantly stepped in when you got up. Here are a few tips to get you through the next few hours of pain and suffering that is your hangover.
As young adults, it is only inevitable that we shall try most things at least once. Some things I have learnt about trying anything new is that it pays to be cautious and to take heed of any safety tips offered by those who have gone before me. Here are few pointers on how to stay safe drinking whilst at University.