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5 steps to choosing your next student home

Choosing your housemates It’s all well and good wanting to live with all the people you’ve just become bezzie mates with. We know that a nine-bedroom house always seems like a good idea at the time. But think logically. Imagine how much washing up nine people would create? Choosing your new housemates is a …

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8 things that’ll definitely happen whilst you’re a student

Because no matter what you do, there are some things that are literally unavoidable during student life… Freshers’ Flu Even if you’re going into your third year, odds are you’ll still manage to catch the dreaded freshers’ flu. New people = new germs and university accommodations and campuses are the breeding ground. Reduce the …

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Sheffield’s hidden gems

There’s so much more to this city than music and ale. Take a walk with us in, up and around these seven hills’ hidden wonders… Alfred Denny Museum of Zoology What: Even some lifelong locals haven’t heard of the Alfred Denny Museum. Re-opened in 2012, this zoological marvel was renovated to hold large glass …

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Sheffield events calendar

A heads-up on some of the biggest annual events in Sheff… Tramlines Festival Where: Hillsborough Park When: July It’s the big’un. Sheffield’s own inner-city festival celebrated its 10th birthday in 2018 by moving to a new 40,000 capacity home in Hillsborough Park and inviting the likes of Noel Gallagher, Craig David and De La …

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Sheffield area guide

Some of the best hangout spots in the city… Antiques Quarter Located a mere mile south of the city centre, the Antiques Quarter is dotted with shops around Queens/Chesterfield road, Abbeydale/Broadfield Road and London road. This area offers a variety of retail outlets for shoppers and collectors alike, for those interested in anything from …

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Sheffield bar and club guide

Craft beer, real ale, cocktails – Sheffield has it all, and then some! Cast your eyes over this handy guide before organising your next sesh. BrewDog One for the beer lovers out there. Open from midday til late every day, BrewDog is located right in the middle of Sheffield’s Division Street. Serving specially brewed …

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Student Living in Sheffield

If you are currently wondering where to study, whether you have chosen your course or not, then why not consider Sheffield as your university of choice? Obviously, the actual university is important, but what about student life in the area? Here is an introduction to what university life in Sheffield is like. We hope …

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How a tidy room can lead to better productivity

There’s a lot to do when you are a student – there’s your studies and your extracurricular activities, social events as well as simply spending some time recharging.  This means that you need to be your most productive self when possible.  But can a tidy room make a difference to how productive you are? …

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How to have a flat party without it getting out of control – a step by step guide.

There’s nothing better than getting your top 10 together for pre’s and making sure that everyone is in the best mood for the night ahead. Here’s the guide to make sure that your party doesn’t get out of control. They might not work 100% of the time, but they might just help. Step One: …

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How to survive fresher’s week: A Year by Year guide.

Each year comes with its own special set of qualities but what they all have in common is the week long party that kicks of the academia, but with each year you are going to experience a very different response to Freshers week, so here’s an over view of what those experiences might be …

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