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…

Nervous about beginning uni?

By Jess Brown, BA (Hons) Graphic Design and Illustration, 2nd year People can tell you it’s going to be Ok, and you’re going to do amazing things at uni. But just like someone trying to tell you what cake tastes like, it won’t work. You need to taste for yourself! Although I wish it did work, that’d be great.…

6 ways to prepare for graduation

By Rachel Measures, BA (Hons) Media, 3rd Year. After three years at Sheffield Hallam University, you can soon see the end mark, the light at the end of the tunnel, the start of the rest of your life… which means that you’ll be graduating very soon, and it will come faster than you think! Like…

Grad Talks 2018

Hearing advice from people who have experienced the same things as you can be invaluable. Sometimes it’s something as simple as where to go on holiday, or what restaurant to go to, relationship advice, childcare advice. However, this advice is particularly welcome when we’re faced with big decisions and at pivotal moments in our lives.…

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…

My top 5 tips for finishing assignments

By Lucy Baldock, BA (Hons) Creative Writing, 3rd Year. It’s that time of year where my assignment deadlines are coming up and thanks to these tips I’ve managed to stop procrastinating, and actually finish my work. 1.Time Management I know it’s easier said than done to start assignments early but it’s really not worth leaving…