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…

Hallam mental health support: The ultimate list

By Lizzie Midgley-Peters, BA (Hons) Creative Writing, 3rd Year World Mental Health Day is an incredible opportunity for people to start conversations about their experiences with mental health difficulties and recovery. For many university students, finding the courage to even consider speaking about these topics can be a daunting task, and I as well as many…

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.…

Four vital things to know to reduce stress at uni

By Lizzie Midgley-Peters, BA (Hons) Creative Writing, 2nd Year  1. How to cope with financial stress For most of us, university is the first time we have lived away from home, and therefore the first time we are financially responsible for ourselves. So first things first, we have to cut ourselves some slack. We’re going…

My LGBT experience: why I chose Hallam

By Luke Allan, BA (Hons) Public Relations and Media, 4th Year In my time at university I’ve learnt many things, like how to balance my studies with my social life, write a great press release and how to cook an epic Nasi Goreng. But the biggest and most important thing I’ve learnt is to be myself,…

Coping at Christmas

By Lizzie Midgley-Peters, BA (Hons) Creative Writing Christmas is supposed to be the time of year for endless joy and excitement, especially as a student. We have a secret Santa to look forward to, Mad Friday just around the corner and Christmas parties on their way. But for a lot of us, especially those of…

Looking after Number One

OK, this is cheesy, but it’s important. We need to take care of ourselves – mentally and emotionally, as well as physically. No, really. We’re exposed to so many images of people with the perfect body, perfect hair, perfect lips… perfect life. And it’s starting to have an impact on people. So here’s my attempt at…

Enterprising Hallam Students – Nelly Naylor

Name: Nelly Naylor Businesses: Nelly Naylor Photography and Same Sex Weddings Age: 25 Graduating Year: 2014 Degree: BA (Hons) Photography Location: The Workstation, Sheffield View this post on Instagram Today's wedding fair #photographer #photography #weddingphotography #sheffield #sheffieldwedding #instagood #igdaily #lgbt #samesex #samesexwedding #lgbtphotographer #gay #samelove #love #loveislove #nikon #weddingfair #sheffieldissuper #lovemyjob #bookings #weddingphotographer #engaged #me…