The Juggling Act

It’s the conundrum of uni existence – how can a student handle coursework and balance it with a part-time job, society involvement, a decent social life and enough sleep? Annoyingly, super humans seem to exist who can successfully juggle it all – but is this really the case? In the end, has something always got to give?

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My first month as a Sheffield student

If I had to sum up my feelings about moving to Sheffield, I’d say I was hopeful but nervous. Excited but terrified. Exciterrified.

Starting my shiny new course, English and Theatre, was a brilliant prospect, but meeting my flatmates, cooking for myself and the inevitability of getting lost gave me the same feeling of dread I get when a friend drags me onto a rollercoaster. You know the first drop might be scary, but you hope the experience is worth it. Continue reading