News and tips
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.
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.)
Halloween is on the 31st October and is an ancient tradition of scaring away the ghosts and ghouls. The American tradition of trick or treat has made it across the pond, and so you are likely to get a hoard of children dressed up, knocking at your door, begging for sweets and treats. So here are a few you can make to appease these little devils, or yourselves if you prefer.
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 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.