Sheffield University

The Case of Felix Ngole - Why Your Politics Should not Jeopardise Your Career

Alan Grant | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Politics
Alan Grant

It is often forgotten in modern history classes that England is the birthplace of our modern conception of liberty. It is from the green and fertile n...

Sheffield Expels Student After He Posted His Views On Gay Marriage On Facebook

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A Christian student has been expelled from Sheffield University after he posted a message on his private Facebook account expressing his views on gay ...

Yet More Evidence Nick Clegg Has Lost The Student Vote (And Maybe His Seat)

Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Around 20 students in Sheffield occupied Nick Clegg's constituency office in the name of free and accessible education for all on Wednesday. The L...

It's Time Young People Took Center Stage

Rhammel Afflick | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Politics
Rhammel Afflick

I think its important to remember how much we really need to come together for the sake of democracy as a whole to ensure young voters don't just visit the polling stations, but have they have an authentic opportunity to really understand what political parties are putting forward and more importantly have a chance to scrutinise those plans.

Sheffield SU and NUS Ban on Julie Bindle - An Affront to Free Speech, our Intellectual freedom and an Insult to Students .

Liam Deacon | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Liam Deacon

Last week Julie Bindle, the feminist and journalist, was due to speak at our Student Union - except - at the last minute the student management team stepped in and banned her on our behalf.

Student Activists Lobby UK Visa Office for Gaza to Re-Open

Malaka Shwaikh | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Malaka Shwaikh

At least ten Gazan students have been awarded MA scholarships to study in the UK universities but have not yet been able to travel. This is mainly because the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK has ordered the UK office in Gaza to remain closed, even though the war is over.//

My Family Are Alive, But What They Have Been Through Is Undescribable

Malaka Shwaikh | Posted 28.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Malaka Shwaikh

On Sunday, I was in London preparing myself to go to Sheffield. I checked the news and the first photo I noticed is of my aunt and cousin along with their children. They were crying. This was scary enough for me to start unconsciously crying. Reading the news, I know that my family have no more homes or are dead.

Watch Student Capture Graduation Day With Google Glass

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The emotional journey of graduation day has been captured by a student from the University of Sheffield, using revolutionary Google Glass technology. ...

#standbyme: The Power of the Selfie

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Rhodes | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A campaign to protest against the government's controversial immigration policies has been launched by Sheffield University - and takes the form of de...

15 Things That Make You A Sheffield Student

The Huffington Post UK | Edith Hancock | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education


WATCH: University Advertises For Students.. In Space

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

One university is trying an out of this world tactic to recruit students through clearing, by advertising in space. The University of Sheffield sen...

Man-Sized Eagle And Tiny Flying Dinosaurs To Go On Display

PA | Posted 19.11.2012 | Home

A private museum which has not been seen by the public for 40 years is opening up its strange collection. The little-known Alfred Denny Museum, at ...

Advert Promising Students 'You're Going To Get Laid' Is Banned

PA | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Organisers of a student club night have been rapped by the advertising watchdog for promising freshers they could "get laid" every Tuesday. The Eat...

Sports Lecturer Shed Almost Half Her Body Weight After 'Shame' Of Teaching

Posted 05.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A sports lecturer has been named Online Slimmer Of The Year after shedding nine stone because she was too embarrassed to teach students about the huma...

Which University Offers The Cheapest Pint?

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

The hike in tuition fees, which will take effect next September, has sparked concern over student living costs, putting the issue at the forefront of ...

Universities Team Up To Create The World's First Clean Jeans

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 12.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Two universities have teamed up to create the world's first air-purifying pair of jeans. Members of the public donated 30 pairs of jeans to help cr...