My trip to Tokyo: cultural differences

By Jess Brown, BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Illustration, 2nd year   Last month I spent 3 days in Tokyo as part of a University trip with Illustration, Graphic Design and Fashion. It was truly life changing and we went around visiting galleries, talking with illustrators like Blood Bros (who you should check out on…

4 ways yoga improves your mental health

by Daniela Baicoianu, BA (Hons) Public Relations Have you ever thought yourself a yogi after having only done a few random YouTube videos? I did. Soon enough I started to realise I had no idea what I was doing. I slowly became frustrated with my level of flexibility or total lack of it. I had pushed…

My experience of running a course-led society

By Hannah Parker, BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management. Interested in getting even more out of your course? Then read about how I have been helping to run a course-led society this year at Hallam. When starting my second year, I was approached by my course leader asking if I’d be interested in being part of…

Hallam Help – what’s it all about?

By Paul Besley, BA (Hons) Creative Writing, second year. You may have noticed big changes recently as you walk through the main door of Owen at City Campus. To your left is the new Hallam Help point. This along with the ten other Hallam Help points dotted around both the City and Collegiate campuses has…

My experience of the Career Mentoring Programme

By Laura Dowson, BA (Hons) Illustration, 2nd year. What is it? The SHU Career Mentoring Programme is an AMAZING opportunity that pairs students with a professional who is experienced in the subject they study. The relationship is a partnership that focuses on the personal development of the student. What’s in it for me? What ISN’T in…

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…