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…

Imposter syndrome

By Paul Besley, BA (Hons) Creative Writing, 2nd year I had Impostor Syndrome big style when the start of university was approaching. Here are a few facts. I had spent my life at the top of international companies. A mainstream publisher had published my first book, and I had a contract for two more. BUT…

My Doc/Fest experience- attending as a delegate

By Christian Hassell, BA (Hons) Film and Media Production, 3rd Year As a delegate, the world is your oyster. This year was surreal for me, as the experience is so different from volunteering. Other delegates treat you so differently (almost as colleagues), and it can be really interesting to hear other people’s projects. A lot…

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…

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 Journey The Penguin Patrol began as an Instagram account, following the adventures of Pici, a stuffed penguin toy. However, as the account began to gain followers, Sophie Gibson, director of The Penguin Patrol decided to create a penguin themed online gift…