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…

Why I chose to do postgraduate study

By Rachel Measures, Masters in PR. Postgraduate study is slowly becoming more popular as more people achieve undergraduate degrees and hope to stand out. I currently study on a one-year masters at Sheffield Hallam in Public Relations, and I’m genuinely so happy I’m doing it. These are my top 5 reasons why I think postgraduate…

How life is going as a mature student

By Jess Brown, BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Illustration, 2nd year. I was 22 when I came to uni in September of 2017. I was a terrified mess, worrying about everything under the sun from the way I looked to the way I spoke and even walked. I have a perfectly normal walk (whatever that…

The importance of routine

By Jack Paul, BA (Hons) Creative Writing, third year As a third-year student I can safely say I’ve experienced some difficulties during my studies, particularly in second year. The difficulties I was experiencing were almost entirely generated through my own lack of organisation and preparation. I soon figured out these problems were easily overcome with…