News and tips
With the popularity of Mrs Hinch and Marie Kondo, keeping an ultra-clean house has never been so on trend. Even us students are getting a better reputation when it comes to staying tidy. Here I am going to look at some of the techniques used by these trendsetters and see how to apply them in our student digs.
June 23rd, 2016 was the day the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. The government triggered Article 50 and the exit date of the 29th March now looms large. Much discussion has taken place since, however with no real plan, we look at some of the possibilities that may affect Students in Sheffield.
One of the worst nightmares for a student can be finding yourself living in squalid digs with a bunch of other people who are not living up to your standards. Here we shall look at tips to finding and securing that dream apartment and keeping it.
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.
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.
This week is world water week, a symposium held in Sweden every year to look at global water issues. Here we shall look at what you can do to conserve and reuse water in your apartment. Not only will you help save water, your water bill will be lower.
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.
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.