In the current climate, it is only natural to examine your career plans under a new light — even if you hadn’t conscientiously engaged with career planning before. The concept of career planning is sometimes misunderstood. Although finding fulfilling paid work is a substantial … [Read more...] about What does Success look like to you?
Many students seriously consider postgraduate study and with recent changes in the labour market, this option may understandably seem even more appealing. However, the vast array of courses available alongside the financial and career implications to consider means that this … [Read more...] about Thinking about Postgraduate Study?
Here's how we can support you with your future plans! At Sheffield Hallam University Careers and Employability Service we can continue to support you as you navigate your way through the coming months. We have also extended our support to a "lifetime" offer, so keep this in … [Read more...] about Class of 2021: Calling All SHU Final Years!
Hi, my name is Luke! I am a 20-year-old Sheffield Hallam Student studying Sports and Exercise. I have collaborated with The Student Aspect Magazine to raise awareness of a GoFundMe I have started for my good friend, Jacob. I first met Jacob a couple of years ago at university … [Read more...] about Jacob Whitehead’s Grand Tour
A little introduction to Dr James Fenwick BA, MA, PhD I’m Dr James Fenwick, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Media Arts and Communication at Sheffield Hallam University. I teach on the BA (Hons) Media degree and the MA Global Communications and Media degree. I also … [Read more...] about Dear Aspect: Professor Edition
Nicknamed “God’s Own Country”, and the largest county in the United Kingdom: Yorkshire is inundated with hidden treasures and beauty spots across 2,941,247 acres. From moorland to mountains, cities to the coast, there is an array of sights to be seen in this historic county. I’ve … [Read more...] about Yorkshire’s Hidden Treasures
The craze that we all know and love. After such a crazy year, gathering your friends for a bottomless brunch is the perfect way to catch up and let your hair down. You can walk out of the doors a different person than who you went in as... there's nothing superior! For you lucky … [Read more...] about Sheffield Bottomless Brunching: The Rundown
This past year has been a whirlwind for everyone, but for Frances Kitching it has been even more so. Fran, aged 23, is a goalkeeper for Sheffield United women's team, however, she also works as a maths tutor at Netherwood Academy in Wombwell. I spoke to Fran about how she … [Read more...] about From Footballer to Maths Teacher
Anyone who knows me, knows I love travelling and trying new things. The travelling part hasn't been possible for a little while now but when Semjees offered to send me some Classic Filipino Sweets, I knew I had to learn more! Semjees is a Sheffield based business that have … [Read more...] about Classic Filipino Sweets: Yay or Nay…
It could be said that popular culture has made phrases like ‘Find your passion’ and ‘follow your passion’ synonymous with careers and the world of work. Although it may inspire some, it also overwhelms many, as it suggests that passion is a singular entity that we should be … [Read more...] about Turn your Curiosity into a Super-skill
Hi, my name is Jess and I am a blackwork tattoo artist based in Sheffield. Starting tattooing is definitely one of the hardest things I've done but massively and undeniably the best thing too. A few people think the tattoo industry is getting 'oversaturated' but I honestly adore … [Read more...] about Day in the Life of a Tattoo Artist
As a student or graduate during the time of the Coronavirus pandemic, things are going to be a bit different for you when looking for a job. As a result, it might be worth thinking about adapting your job-search style and perhaps consider the ‘speculative approach’. In essence … [Read more...] about The Power of the Speculative Approach during Covid-19