How I keep my student home safe over Christmas

Written by Rachel Measures, Masters in PR. Illustration by Laura Dowson, BA (Hons) Illustration, 2nd year. Christmas time is nearly here, and many of us will be fleeing Sheffield to return to the cosy homes of family or friends for the festive period. At this time, it’s not shocking to say that student houses can be easy…

Christmas Shopping on a student budget

By Hannah Parker, BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management. I know first-hand how hard it can be trying to budget your money as a student and it’s even harder when you have Christmas looming. Money can be so tight this time of year. You’ve still got rent to pay and food to buy and of course…

Five of my money-saving tips

By Hannah Parker, BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management. A large part of being at university is budgeting and learning how to manage your money – it can be so hard to keep on top of things! So here are a few of the ways I manage my money to help you out. Try not…

My year long placement in Barcelona- how I’m doing it!

By Chandni Soren, BA (Hons) Interior Design, 3rd year Hey all! My name’s Chandni, I’m in my third year studying Interior Design, and I’m about to start a placement year in Barcelona. I want to share with you how I found my placement, as well as a few tips on getting ready! FINDING THE PLACEMENT I have always wanted to…

Vegan and veggie places to eat

By Laura Dowson, BA (Hons) Illustration, 2nd year This is for the vegetarians, vegans, those considering these lifestyles and pretty much anyone who loves food.  If you live in Sheffield then congratulations because you are literally surrounded by veggie and vegan paradises! I want to share with you just a few places you may not have…

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…