“I miss Sheffield but I’m reluctant to return.”

I fell in love with Sheffield. There’s no doubt about that. It wasn’t an instant love though; I didn’t turn up on the first day of freshers in 2017 and experience love at first sight. I spent my first semester at the University of Sheffield homesick, missing London, my family and my school friends. IContinue reading ““I miss Sheffield but I’m reluctant to return.””

Well Beings: A Student Mental Health Guide

Space to Breathe is a Sheffield-based social enterprise which helps people to improve their mental health and wellbeing. They offer a variety of services and resources on their website, ranging from free PDFs and meditation videos, to wellbeing boxes and resource packs. Earlier this year, Space to Breathe partnered with the Student Christian Movement toContinue reading “Well Beings: A Student Mental Health Guide”

How Covid-19 Ruined a Generation of Young Academics.

It is no secret that the education system has been unfairly battered by the hurricane of Covid-19 in the UK. Just as children were pulled from schooling in late March and sentenced to months of home teaching by parents already struggling to adapt to working from home, their return to school in September has notContinue reading “How Covid-19 Ruined a Generation of Young Academics.”

Online Uni: A Blessing or A Curse?

Due to COVID-19, online university has become the new norm, but how do students really feel about working from home? A demographic arguably completely ignored by the government in this global crisis, have been left to fend for themselves, but it is really as bad as it seems? Like many students I miss how thingsContinue reading “Online Uni: A Blessing or A Curse?”

Student mental health in Sheffield declines as Coronavirus cases rise.

Sheffield Hallam Student Support services such as Hallam Help, wellbeing and personal guidance advisors have been in high demand. And with an increase in cases and people having to self- isolate, and uncertainty regarding new restrictions and measures in the place to contain coronavirus, it’s no wonder.    The week commencing 5th October saw overContinue reading “Student mental health in Sheffield declines as Coronavirus cases rise.”

Commuting to Uni in Sheffield

Going to uni is a strange time for everyone, and a big change whether you decide to move away to uni or stay in your home town. Deciding to stay at home and commute to university is a decision that can be looked down upon, with some people believing that it doesn’t give you theContinue reading “Commuting to Uni in Sheffield”