With thousands of new students arriving in Sheffield for freshers week and the start of the academic year, returning students are helping out with advice and support. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union have arranged a full week of events to welcome new students to the city. Sports fairs, society fairs and volunteering fairs are all designed to give freshers an insight into university life and provide opportunities to make friends and meet like minded people. Simon Thake reports for Sheffield Live!
As thousands of students arrive in Sheffield, and get involved in freshers week activities, South Yorkshire Police have launched a campaign to keep them safe. They’ve joined forces with both universities to reduce violent crime after drinking too much alcohol.The campaign coincides with ‘freshers week’, and aims to make a safe start to the new academic year. They’re aiming to reduce violent crime, by asking students ‘What’s at the end of your drink.
Sheffield this week will welcome a fresh batch of students to the city as Sheffield Hallam hold it’s freshers week, it’s an exciting but daunting new experiences for young adults who have come to university to broaden their education and Sheffield Live went down to Monday’s freshers fair to chat to those at Hallam who are looking to help these students settle in..