Hallam Insider top tips for new students

  Our #HallamInsiders Daniela, Rhianne, Alex and Zhanna have put together some top tips for all our new students to help with the first year of their University life.     Daniela’s top tips: Get involved, in events happening on campus and online. Participate at workshops, conferences, anything that you can find to keep yourself…

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My top 5 (COVID friendly!) themed flat-nights

Having a themed night within your flat is one of the best ways to break up the days and bond with your new flatmates. I really enjoy them personally and some of my favourite university memories are from themed flat nights. They’re also a really great way to stay safe and socially-distanced whilst still partaking…

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Easy group cooking ideas

Cooking together is one of the best bonding experiences when you move into a new flat. I’ve really enjoyed cooking with my flatmates as it is quite cheap and often creates a lot of laughs. Below I’ve included some of the meals that I think work best when cooking as a group and a few…

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My society experience

Joining a society can be a fantastic way to meet new, like minded people to yourself. Luckily for us, the union is home to a range of different societies from the ‘Knit like your nana’ society to the ‘Afro Caribbean’ society, among a range of others including academic and personal interest societies. In this blogpost…

Rhianne

Setting up your workspace

Having a dedicated workspace, whether that be at your university halls or home, is crucial to your productivity and therefore success at university. For the past two years, I’ve lived in halls and this year (my final!) I’m staying at home and commuting. I think there are challenges to both circumstances. For example, distractions from…

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Teaching quality content

Choosing a university with teaching quality is of the highest importance for every single student. Sheffield Hallam was named the University of the Year for Teaching Quality. In order to have success in the classroom and beyond, it was essential for me that teaching content is structured and delivered in the right way, engaging and…

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Going to uni as a mature student

There is lots of support available for mature students which you can find here as well as joining the Sheffield Hallam Mature Student Facebook group where you can access guidance and support from fellow mature students studying at Hallam. Here our #HallamInsider Zhanna talks about her experience. Mature students are students aged 21 at the…

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3 easy vegan recipes when you are on the go

Whether you’re starting your vegan journey now or you’re already there searching for new delicious meals, these three recipes are for you. Vegan omelette This is perfect if you are missing your normal omelette or just eggs in general. You’ll need: 2 tbsp olive oil ½ red onion ½ red bell pepper 2-3 chestnut mushrooms…