University of Sheffield

Tory Benefit Reform 'Seriously Undermining' Fight Against Homelessness, Say Councils

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK

The Government has been accused of “seriously undermining” the fight against homelessness with its benefits reforms. Some 84 percent of 106 counci...

Student Darts Competition Abandoned As Fights Break Out And Chairs Thrown

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A darts competition between two rival universities had to be abandoned after it descended into violence, with fights breaking out between spectators a...

Uni Leaders' 'Outrageous' Pay Packets Lead Union Bosses To Demand Government Action

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Furious union bosses have called for government action after it emerged that university leaders now earn on average more than £277,000 a year. Resea...

Standing Up and Shaping the Agenda: Rejecting Discrimination, Embracing Difference

Matthew Flinders | Posted 08.07.2017 | UK Politics
Matthew Flinders

There is certainly no reason why European staff and students should not feel secure within the British higher education system. It is all possible. But the time has come for universities to stand up, take control and shape the agenda.

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...

Shiny Eyes - Confessions of a Third Year Student

Eve Betts | Posted 26.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Eve Betts

When Clegg arrived, he shook everyone's hand ("Hi, I'm Nick") and I led him to his seat in front of the camera, where he promptly dropped his microphone on the floor...

REVEALED: The UK's Top Political Universities

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education

Want to study a political course, or simply keen to get involved in campaigning or debating while you're at uni? Luckily, a survey by Which? has re...

Alien Life 'Found Floating Above The Earth'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists have claimed that they may have found alien life floating above the Earth. Professor Milton Wainwright from the University of Sheffield ...

Twenty Things to Do While 20

Ellie Lewis | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ellie Lewis

I thought this year, my first year spent being in my twenties, I should try some things I've always wanted to do but never got round to doing. I feel like I should do something with my life other than my university work or nurse a hangover over the weekend but, also, to borrow from the words of so many others, to try and make the most of being young.

Fancy A Barackoburger? Students Celebrate US Election

Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Students from around the UK packed unions, bars, and houses for US election parties on Tuesday night, after a week of pollsters' predictions keeping t...

Mystery Of Why Stonehenge Was Built 'Finally Solved'

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

Over the years there have been many theories about why Stonehenge was built, some credible, some utterly bizarre. Some believe, for instance, that ...

Darwin Was Wrong: Why We Need to Update Our Model of Evolution

Ellen Grace Jones | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Tech
Ellen Grace Jones

Despite our spiritually-impotent, techno-worshipping race's arrogance that we're the height of all that's ever been, we are not actually the apex of human evolution, as Darwin's linear theory would have us believe.

'Project Context': Exploring the Creative Dimensions of Drawing

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 02.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Joao Paulo Nunes

"A drawing of a tree shows, not a tree, but a tree-being-looked-at" John Berger, 'Drawn to that Moment' When Project Context was initially made publ...