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…

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…

How to prepare for the careers fair- 5 tips

The Careers Fair is a great way to meet potential employers and find out about exciting opportunities. You get to speak to various organisations offering graduate jobs, placements and internships, so it’s definitely worth attending. Obviously we all know how important these events are, but they can be really nerve wracking! One thing that can really…

My Volunteering Story

By Rachel Measures, BA Hon Media, 3rd Year  At the end of my first year, I became a project leader, almost accidentally. I had never considered volunteering and I had spent my first year thinking that’s something I should do, but I never made time to do it. Then, two members of the SHSU Volunteering…

Clearing 2017 – what #TeamHallam is all about

Clearing can be a tense and difficult time for those involved, both in terms of the students getting their results and trying to secure their place at their chosen University and on their chosen course, but also for those on the receiving end of the calls and enquiries at the universities and colleges, trying to…