Which is the Sheffield football team for you?

Varsity season is once again upon us. While the final contest, the Ice Hockey showdown, is widely considered to be the biggest event, football is also a big part of the games, with four points up for grabs on Wednesday 22nd March. Football, then, will go a long way to deciding who wins this year’s Varsity.

With that said, here’s a handy guide to help you work out which is the Sheffield football team for you, should you go on to develop an appetite for regular match-going. Luckily, you’re spoilt for choice in Sheffield: the city boasts two professional clubs, as well as smaller semi-pro and amateur teams with amazing histories. Continue reading

Sheffield’s hidden gems: 6 local secrets all students should know about

Sheffield is a great place to be a student. The Steel City boasts a great nightlife, a friendly atmosphere – there’s a reason it’s nicknamed “the world’s biggest village” – and a thriving independent scene.

With that in mind, whether you’re a fresh-faced first-year who’s just arrived or, like me, an ancient third-year, here are some of the city’s hidden gems that all students should know about. Continue reading