5 Top Tips for studying at home

Life as we know it is constantly changing and people all over the world are having to adapt to new ways of living and working, including students. With teaching at Hallam moving online and university buildings becoming inaccessible, studying from home is the new norm for many of us today. It can be a difficult…

How to beat those January ‘Blue Monday’ blues

Blue Monday The third Monday of January is nationally known as ‘Blue Monday’ and supposedly is the most depressing day of the year. It’s been three weeks since New Year’s, and Christmas is now out of sight. Here are just a few simple ways you can try to improve your ‘Blue Monday’, and make it…

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…

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…