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Undergraduate Prospects: What Now?

By Elliot Morgan

For third year university students, the final furlong has begun as the Easter break comes to a close. In less than a month, exams will finish and deadlines will have passed, leaving the door open for a batch of new undergraduates to enter the job market and the world of work. Continue reading

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Varsity Final Day Preview

On Wednesday 6th April, Sheffield Hallam and The University of Sheffield will compete in the final day of Varsity 2011.

The showpiece event will be the men’s first-eleven-football which is taking place at 6pm in Sheffield Wednesday’s iconic Hillsborough stadium. Continue reading

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Annual ‘Japan Day’ Raises Money for Tsunami victims

Students from the University of Sheffield who performed a So-Ran Bushi performance

Sheffield students came together yesterday (March 20th 2011) to raise money for the Japanese Tsunami relief fund, with their annual ‘Japan Day.’

Organised by the Japanese society of the University of Sheffield in conjunction with student fundraising organisation ‘Save Japan’, ‘Japan Day’ is a celebration of all things Japanese, with all proceeds from this year’s event going to help the victims of the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and resulting Tsunami that hit the county on 11th March 2011, leaving more than 4,300 people dead and more than 440,000 homeless. Continue reading

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“Sheffield’s Next Top Model” Event Raises over £1000 for Charity

A team of third year students organised the success that was Sheffield’s Next Top Model as part of their final year project.

The event that took place on Thursday 10th March at Walkabout bar on Carver Street, saw the female and male finalists take to the catwalk and battle it out for the year long modelling contract with DK Model Management, whilst raising money for charity. Continue reading

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Student’s Organise Charity Bungee Jump

Students from Sheffield Hallam University are attempting to change the belief that student’s are lazy by setting up a charity bungee jump and abseil.

The event is being organised as part of their third year business course, and will take place on the 20th March. This course module requires them to set up and run a charity event in order to pass their degree. With all proceeds going to two charities of their choice. Continue reading

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‘Appy Feet’ a Red Herring?

By Elliot Morgan

Remember last year when the latest barmy beauty treatment took Meadowhall by storm? The ‘Appy Feet Fish Foot Spa’, a method popular in the Far East, was introduced to South Yorkshire in March 2010 and locals and students flocked in their thousands to try out this new age beauty phenomenon sweeping the west. Recently however, there have been concerns raised by UK health experts about its safety after reports suggest the creatures could spread infections from person to person.

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Touring Vintage Fair Comes Home To Snowy Sheffield

Vintage vultures were prepared to swoop…..despite an unexpected arrival of snow! Yet the show must go on, and so the UK’s largest touring vintage fair arrived in Sheffield on Saturday 19th February.

As the doors opened at 12pm, it became apparent that this fair had been long awaited as flocks of eager students looking for a stylish bargain flooded in. The Circle on Division Street played host to the fair on Saturday, where you were plunged back in time by DJ’s spinning tunes from artists such as Soft Cell, Bucks Fizz, and The Nightingale. Continue reading

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