Underpass online line-up announced

Sheffield Students’ Union have announced the line-up for the online edition of Underpass festival after organisers were forced to postpone the physical festival due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Instead, a virtual festival will now take place on Saturday 30 May via YouTube, with the likes...

Unite accuse Sheffield Uni VC of “turning his back” on furloughed workers during coronavirus pandemic

Unite the Union on campus have expressed their disappointment with the Vice-Chancellor, after he confirmed he wouldn’t meet workers’ representatives - and accused him of “turning his back” on his staff. They asked the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Koen Lamberts, to meet representatives of the trade union,...

EXCLUSIVE: Sheffield University set for ‘clean switch’ to 100 per cent renewable electricity

The University of Sheffield are set to switch to 100 per cent renewable electricity for the first time, Forge Press understands. The public announcement is expected this afternoon, and comes after Sheffield University signed new electricity contracts with Bryt Energy, ensuring their purchased supply will...