Okay, I’ll admit it – I’m leaving Sheffield for good in just less than a month, and I’m feeling nostalgic. I have a little bit of a bucket list in my head of the things I still need to do prior to my departure. This includes visiting the Peak District and the alpaca farm, buying a second-hand book from Rare and Racy, and riding the paternoster lift in the Arts Tower. Other than these things, however, most of the places that I want to go to are restaurants. Continue reading
During my three years in Sheffield, I feel like I’ve learnt a lot about living with other people. Admittedly, in my dream world people would wash up their plates immediately and the kitchen bin would never be left to overflow onto the floor. Alas, being a student means learning to live with people that aren’t the same as you, and a lot of the time, learning to tolerate mess. Here are some painful truths about student living. Continue reading
When you move first move into student halls and find yourself surrounded by a bunch of new faces, there are a few things that are immediately established between everyone by the end of the first night. This tends to include: 1) where you’re all from and what you’re studying, 2) who can actually stomach tequila, and 3) who can cook. Continue reading
I’ve just started week 3 of my final semester as an undergraduate and I am stressed. So what better way to ignore my exponentially growing heap of work and commitments than to write a blog about it all?
(I’ll never learn….) Continue reading
We’ve all had the argument with our flatmates.
“What’s the point in doing an arts degree? It’s just a massive waste of time”
“You only have four contact hours a week?! What a waste of money”
“So, I’m assuming that you’re hoping to get into teaching?” Continue reading
Two years ago, if you’d asked me to sacrifice a night of quad-vods so I could be fresh to get up at 7am on a Saturday, I probably would have laughed and carried on drinking. I also probably wouldn’t have believed that I would spend so much time in my third year doing, planning, and thinking about volunteering. Continue reading