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…

LinkedIn Learning Top Tips

Hi, my name is Roagan and I’d like to share with you a top tip that has helped me with my work and is provided for you for free as a Sheffield Hallam student: Linked-In Learning There are over 5,000 courses and in my opinion the most useful are the programme specific courses.  I am…

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…

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…

How to stay organised at uni

By Rachel Measures, BA (Hons) Media, 3rd Year  So everyone has pretty much settled in, and now the real work starts. Soon, but not too soon, many of us will be looking toward our assignments, and in that spirit, I wanted to share some of the ways I have kept myself organised in the last…

My first writing retreat

By Lucy Baldock, BA (Hons) Creative Writing, 3rd Year. My first writing retreat This month I had the opportunity to go to Thornbridge Hall in the Peak District for a writing retreat.  As a third year creative writing student, the main focus this semester is on my major project.  This trip was a way for us…