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Remote Internships: Are they worth it?

I am about ten hours into a virtual internship I was told would take me no more than six. When I decided to start...

Diversity’s Ashley Banjo: “If my kids said to me, ‘Dad, what...

When dance troupe Diversity’s performance at the first Britain’s Got Talent semi-final of 2020 was met with uproar and over 24,000 Ofcom complaints, it...

Sheffield students on speaking out against the Abortion ban in Poland

On Thursday 29 October, 70 students gathered in front of the The University of Sheffield’s Students’ Union to protest against the abortion ban that...

The 9K Care Plan: Is the University doing enough for its...

After a much quieter summer than Sheffield is used to, students are back. Small pockets of life begin to flourish in and around the...

‘We all laughed about it before the reality set in. What...

How students are coping in quarantine as the University of Sheffield reports 1000 positive coronavirus cases. It’s either day eight or nine of 14 in...

International students are set up for failure before they even enter...

Why Umanga, a student from Qatar, was told she needs to be ‘exceptional’ to get a job...  When Umanga Perera’s graduation was looming, depressed and...

A peek into the Calais Refugee Camp through the eyes of...

Last August I was in Calais volunteering with the charity Care4Calais. On the surface, Calais is like any other port town. But on the...

What happens when your Masters is cancelled by Covid-19?

A Sheffield student tells her experience. ‘I am so glad I am not in their position’, was perhaps the phrase I uttered most between the...

Shadé Zahrai: Her Journey to success

The women’s empowerment coach-turned-TikToker with advice for students dealing with the stress of finding ‘success’ During a period that has cultivated only worry and doubt...

“Nice arse”: The rise of sexual harassment on our locked down...

Monday: “Nice legs”, “Why don’t you smile?”, “You’d be sexy if you didn’t have a bitch face”. These words reverberate in my ears as I...

TikTok: how to deal with the pressures of a growing audience

Tiktok is taking over. Throughout the coronavirus lockdown, the new social media phenomenon has taken over the lives of teenagers and young adults and, for...

Has the LGBTQ+ community become invisible during the pandemic?

June has been Pride month since the stonewall riots on June 28,  1969. But June looked a little different this year, and amid COVID-19,...

“Anti-Greta” and the challenges faced by young activists

In 1962, Bertrand Russell finally responded to Sir Oswald Mosley’s letters, which were badgering him into a debate about the merits of fascism. He...

Sport Thoughts: How greed threatens to divide clubs and fans

When Gareth Southgate took the England job, one of his key ingredients for success on the pitch was to re-engage with the fans off...

The Bandwagon Effect: Have we lost our individuality?

The bandwagon effect is a type of cognitive bias which causes us to adopt certain behaviours because everyone else is doing it. Cognitive biases...

Social media censorship: A safety measure or a threat to free...

For the first time in history, the UK is planning to set up an ‘internet watchdog’. The announcement of the Office of Communication, better known...

How Does Fairtrade Work?

Beth Hanson interviews Joanna Milis from the Fairtrade Foundation to give us more The Fairtrade icon is a familiar symbol of assurance that challenges the...

Students with Disabilities: Is our university doing enough?

University is considered a rite of passage where both education and self-discovery are offered; existing skills are honed, new ones are discovered, cultures meet...

Reclaim the Night: women walk in protest against gendered violence

According to UN Women, women and girls of all ages are exposed to the threat of rape, sexual assault, or abuse universally, whether in...

Is online learning the future of education?

As a generation growing up in the digital age, a lot in our lives are reformed and challenged by technology. With its various inventions...

The Amazon Fires: A discussion on veganism

While it is now more widely accepted, veganism has always been a controversial subject in the eyes of the world. The plant-based diet carries...

Sport Thoughts: Gap between Premier League teams closer than ever

With many of the Premier League’s ‘big clubs’ in disarray, the opportunity for a top six heist has never been greater. Sides who once...

World Cup Predictions: Can the American powerhouse retain their title or...

The 2019 Women's World Cup is just days away which means only one thing: analysing statistics, studying team tactics, and reading up on player's...

Sport Thoughts: How Sheffield United can learn from previously promoted teams’...

As the dust settles on a fantastic promotion-winning campaign, Sheffield United will already be thinking about next season, their first in the Premier League...