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…

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…

How to beat the postgraduate blues

 By Rachel Measures, BA (Hons) Media, 3rd Year It’s the end of 3rd Year! Finally the exams and assignments are done, all the celebrations are over, and now you’re left to wonder what life after summer is going to bring. It’s a time where the unknown is your present, and you’re left with the reminder that…

5 things to fill your summer with

By Rachel Measures, BA (Hons) Media, 3rd Year IT’S SUMMER! NOW WHAT? It’s the time of year we’ve all been wishing for after months of stress. The sun is out, exams and assignments are over- and we can all relax, as another academic year is over! But soon enough, the joy from having no assignments…

9 Tips for Job Interviews

So if, like me, you’re coming to the end of your time studying at Sheffield Hallam, you’re probably starting to think about getting one of those job things. I’ve had a few job interviews recently; I wanted to share some of my experiences and tips. Let’s assume, for the purpose of this post, that you’ve…

SHU Pathways 2018

The Sheffield Hallam Pathways day is an annual event which takes place each March in the Cantor Building at Hallam. Although focused on students within the creative media industry, it’s open to students from all disciplines who are interested in working within the industry or those considering a postgraduate course. This year, Pathways took place…

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…

Enterprising Hallam Students – Sophie Gibson

Business: The Penguin Patrol Graduated: 2013 in Graphic Design Website: https://thepenguinpatrol.co.uk/ Email: hello@thepenguinpatrol.co.uk Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/penguinpatrol/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PenguinPatrolUK/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/PenguinPatrolUK View this post on Instagram I'm lounging in the lavender 🌿 it was such a lovely weekend and I spent some time hanging around the garden. I love being outside! A post shared by Pici the Penguin (@penguinpatrol) on Jul 12,…