Romance on a budget this Valentine’s Day

By Adam Westwood, first year journalism student. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and for those fortunate enough, you will be looking into gifts for that special someone in your life! But as a university student, financially, times can be very tough, so getting those of whom you love a special gift can be…

9 ways to eat well for less

By Hannah Parker, BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management. Being a student can be so expensive. Buying food is one of the most expensive elements of student life and the temptation to live off Pot Noodles and ready meals is so big! So here are a few of the ways I shop cheaper and still get…

A day out in the Peaks for £5

By Chandni Soren, BA (Hons) Interior Architecture and Design, third year. Need some fresh air or a study break? Look no further – follow my guide for an adventure in the great outdoors! Ways to get to the Peak District I sometimes catch an 81, 82, 83 or 88 bus from The Moor (Moorhead Stop…

Why I chose to do postgraduate study

By Rachel Measures, Masters in PR. Postgraduate study is slowly becoming more popular as more people achieve undergraduate degrees and hope to stand out. I currently study on a one-year masters at Sheffield Hallam in Public Relations, and I’m genuinely so happy I’m doing it. These are my top 5 reasons why I think postgraduate…

How life is going as a mature student

By Jess Brown, BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Illustration, 2nd year. I was 22 when I came to uni in September of 2017. I was a terrified mess, worrying about everything under the sun from the way I looked to the way I spoke and even walked. I have a perfectly normal walk (whatever that…

Saving cash on clothes – and selling clothes for cash!

By Laura Dowson, BA (Hons) Illustration, 2nd year. It is important to remember that we should always prioritise our wellbeing and bills above fashion. However, as a uni student on a budget who loves fashion, I would like to share my tips and experiences on how I make money and spend less of it on new…