News and tips
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.