Hallam mental health support: The ultimate list

By Lizzie Midgley-Peters, BA (Hons) Creative Writing, 3rd Year World Mental Health Day is an incredible opportunity for people to start conversations about their experiences with mental health difficulties and recovery. For many university students, finding the courage to even consider speaking about these topics can be a daunting task, and I as well as many…

Loving yourself this Valentine’s

By Lizzie Midgley-Peters, BA (Hons) Creative Writing, 2nd Year. So it’s that time of year again. Everywhere we look we see people splashing out and making romantic plans for their loved ones. Now, I might be an embarrassing romantic at heart, but this year, I wanted to focus on another way we could use this…

Coping at Christmas

By Lizzie Midgley-Peters, BA (Hons) Creative Writing Christmas is supposed to be the time of year for endless joy and excitement, especially as a student. We have a secret Santa to look forward to, Mad Friday just around the corner and Christmas parties on their way. But for a lot of us, especially those of…

How I cope with stress at uni

By Rachel Measures, BA (Hons) Media, 3rd Year. ‘These three years are the best years of your life…’ Well, they might be, but being at university can be extremely stressful for many people. In my first year, I was getting to grips with living alone and finding new friends, learning to have responsibility over my…

Choosing the right University course for you

Choosing the right University course for you Choosing the right subject and the right course to study at University is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in life. Having recently transferred from one Masters’ degree course at Sheffield Hallam to another, this is something that’s been on my mind a lot recently. How do…