Ask Your University: a shout out to your study space, student rent and the TEF

The IC toilets are often clogged, all the university computers should install Adobe software… These thoughts are what I expressed this afternoon about the University’s study space.

The Student Union Officers and the University invited students to join an informal round table discussion with university staff during lunch time at the Foundry last Wednesday (15 February). Students were assigned to three different tables to talk about the study space, student rent and the TEF, swapping tables after twenty minutes so that they had the chance to discuss each topic. Continue reading

Christmas destination hot pick: Bakewell

Attention to all international students who are still planing their Christmas Trip! There are loads of Christmas events being held in big cities. But, the entry tickets might cost you a lot, not to mention the food and drinks. Instead, why not consider visiting some English small towns? These places attracts lots of visitors and can also bring you a different festive mood. Worried about the accommodation?  Just 13 miles away  from Sheffield, you can pay a day visit to Bakewell, the old English town that tops the list of The Guardian’s best UK small towns for winter breaks. Continue reading

Moving into private housing

Stepping into my second year, I am more accustomed to my university life as compared to my first year. But, I can still feel a strong difference between them. One of the major differences is the place I live. I am no longer living with a bunch of friends in the student village, having parties all nights and doing crazy things together. I rent a house with two other friends and am starting to acclimatise to loving in a local neighbourhood. Continue reading