News and tips
Christmas is coming which means turkey, mince pies and all things nice! It’s also the best time of year for some good old retail therapy with shops pulling out all of the stops. Need ideas for your Christmas shopping in Sheffield, as a student or professional? Well, look no further.
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 still living in a typical student property with it being damp, gloomy and the house generally needing refurbishment. My first impression was amazing as the landlord himself showed me around the property.
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 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.
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?
As young adults, it is only inevitable that we shall try most things at least once. Well ok maybe a couple more times to be sure! 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 some of the ones I have been given over the years and have kept me in good stead.
Either you’re at Sheffield Hallam’s “Adsetts” library or Sheffield Uni’s “IC” library, you’ve been studying a few hours and you’re getting tired, or you’re on your way to your first lecture. What do you need? A coffee right? Instead of...