World Environment Day 2020

It’s fair to say that Coronavirus has changed everything about life as we know it, including it’s massive impact on the environment. At the moment it’s easy to focus on the negative news stories surrounding the current Covid-19 pandemic. Although this virus has proved to be a tragedy for all nations across the globe, in…

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…

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…

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…

5 tips for dealing with homesickness

By Hannah Parker, BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management, 2nd year I know first-hand how hard homesickness is. I moved from Surrey to Sheffield and it was a hard move! So here are my top tips to deal with it & settle in nicely: 1. Don’t go home for at least 6 weeks A lot…

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…