Tag Archives: Monday 10 November 2014

ISC Marketplace – market and second hand sale

Saturday 15 November, 12 noon – 3.00pm
The HUBS, Pod C

Do you have any unwanted items (clothes, books, CDs – anything!) in a good condition which you would like to sell? Would you like a space to sell something you have made (jewellery, art, crafts etc)?

Or do you just like having a look around second-hand shops and markets and finding a bargain?  If so, then the International Standing Committee Market Place is for you!

If you are interested in selling your goods/second hand items, you will need to sign up first.  To do this, contact Elisha on 07716 703648.  Further details here.

ISC market place

Social Activities and Trips

Monday 10 November, 6.30pm – 9.00pm

The Void lecture theatre

Film screening of Skyfall featuring James Bond – the most famous of British film heroes. Cost: Free

Tuesday 11 November, 12 noon
A Taste of Britain

Level 12, Owen building

A special menu created by SHU students. You must book in advance by emailing SBSrestaurantbooking@shu.ac.uk. Cost: £7

Wednesday 12 November & Wednesday 26 November, 7.00pm
Ice Skating

Meet outside the main University entrance

Whether you are an accomplished ice skater or have never tried it before, come along – everybody is welcome. Please bring your SHU Card to get the cheaper student rate. Cost: £7

Saturday 15 November, 8.00am – 7.00pm
Beatles Museum/Liverpool

Meet outside the main University entrance

Roll up for the Magical Mystery Tour, a trip to the cosmopolitan city of Liverpool including tickets to the Beatles Museum.

Buy tickets from from the Student Services Reception, level 5. Cost:£20

Wednesday 19 November, 5.30pm – 8.00pm
A Walk Back Into The Shadows of Old Sheffield Town

Meet at the university main entrance

Local historian Ron Clayton will bring Sheffield alive with stories of phantoms of the Great Sheffield flood and spooky tales that will make your hair stand on end. Cost: £5

Saturday 22 November & Sunday 23 November, 8.00am
Trip to Edinburgh

Meet outside the HUBS

Our two-day trip includes transport, accommodation for one night in a city centre hostel and admission to Edinburgh Castle. Tickets must be bought in advance from the HUBS. Cost: £65

Sunday 23 November, 12.00pm – 2.00pm
Handball Taster Session

Pearson Building Sports Hall, Collegiate Campus

Come and try Handball in a relaxed and friendly environment in this session for people who are beginners or want to know more about the sport.

There will be coaches to explain the rules of handball and show you some of the techniques.

No need to book, just turn up with your SHUcard.

Monday 24 November, 5.00pm – 7.00pm
Experience British Culture

Heartspace, City campus

Join us for an evening of British culture including music, games and drama.  You must buy your tickets by 1.00pm on Thursday 20 November from Chef Hallam (level 6), the cost includes a traditional British meal (bangers and mash + a vegetarian option). Cost: £2

Saturday 6 December – 6.00pm
Dick Whittington

Meet at the Crucible Corner

Don’t miss the Christmas panto – a traditional evening of fun held in theatres across the UK. Please buy your tickets from Student Services Centre (City Campus) by Monday 17 November. Cost: £12

Sunday 7 December – 8.00am
Lincoln Christmas Market Trip

Visit England’s biggest Christmas market in the beautiful and historic city of Lincoln. There will be over 250 stalls set against a backdrop of the beautiful Cathedral.

Buy your tickets at the Hubs, City Campus. Cost: £15.00

PHOTO COMPETITION – Top Prize £50 cash

IT’S COMPETITION TIME!  Would you like to win £50?

If so, we would like to invite you to take a photo of Sheffield under the title ‘Something in Sheffield that is different to my home country’.

Please also send in a description of the photograph (in no more than 100 words) explaining why it is different.

Please send the photograph and words to a.bromley@shu.ac.uk.

The top prize will win £50 and be invited to a special ceremony in early December. The DEADLINE for this is Monday 24 November 2014.

Are you a Chinese or Indian student here on a student visitor visa?

…Do you wish to travel to the Republic of Ireland?

From the end of October 2014, Chinese nationals who have a UK student visitor visa, can also use that visa to travel to the Republic of Ireland . This will be extended to Indian nationals later this year.

The Home Office has not yet set an exact date for launch of the scheme, but it has published some information about the British-Irish visit visa here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/british-irish-visa-scheme/british-irish-visa-scheme

We will publish more news about the scheme when we have it.

The Pizza Game – ICE CLUB XTRA

Wednesday 12 November
10.00am – 12.00pm

Owen 1034, city campus

Our ICE CLUB XTRA sessions are open to all students who want to improve their employability skills.

This is a fun business simulation game where in small teams you will be running a virtual Pizza Takeaway business.

You will be asked to make decisions on all aspects of the business including the price and quality of your pizza and its marketing strategy.

Will your team be able to make a profit?

Ice Club Extra Business Talk

Thursday 20 November
3.00pm – 4.30pm

Cantor building 9231, city campus

You are warmly invited to this fascinating talk by local business man and Sheffield Hallam graduate Jonathan Drury. Jonathan is the Managing Director of Savvy Foods which produce an exciting luxury range of pure and energy promoting spreads.

Jonathan is coming to Sheffield Hallam University to talk about his career to date and to give a candid insight into his business covering marketing, logistics and product development.

Spaces are limited, please register by e-mailing a.bromley@shu.ac.uk

You are welcome to invite your friends and classmates to the event, but please do ask them to register.

More information about Savvy Foods is available here, http://savvyspreads.com/


Is your visa due to expire?

If you do not book a one-to-one appointment to see an immigration adviser at least 2 weeks before your visa is due to expire, then we may not be able to assist you with your application and you will have to send your documents off yourself.

You must attend a group session before you can book a one-to-one appointment.

It is important that you attend a group session at least 2 months before your visa is due to expire. You will be unable to get a CAS application form if you have not attended a group session.

The next group sessions will be taking place as follows:

  • Thursday 13 November at 2.00pm – 3.30pm
  • Tuesday 18  November at 10.00am – 11.30am
  • Thursday 27 November at 2.00pm – 3.00pm

Please come to the Student Services Centre, level 5 Owen or Heart of the Campus to book on to a group session.

Working in the UK after studies

Would you like some visa advice?

If yes, then book a place on our Working in the UK after studies workshop.

We will look at all the possible visa routes for international graduates into full time work including:

• Tier 2 Scheme
• Tier 1 graduate entrepreneur
• Tier 5

The workshop will also focus on how to improve your employability and how you can make the most out of your time at Sheffield Hallam University. We will explain the visa rules and how to maximise your chances of success.

The next workshops will take place at 2.00pm – 3.30pm in the Careers and Employability Centre:

• Wednesday 26 November
• Wednesday 17 December

To attend, you must book your place in advance by following one of the links above.