The impact of student volunteers in Sheffield

I live in an area in Sheffield which is popular with students: loud parties, traffic cones on car roofs, takeaway boxes, all of that and more. It’s so easy to join in with the negative, “bloody students” narrative when you can’t walk down Ecclesall Road or Crookes without weaving your way through throngs of students …

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Supporting those living with cancer

“People think they should be happy, they should be on top of the world after beating cancer and going into remission. But the reality isn’t like that, and that’s often the point when people need us the most”, explained Hilary, Volunteer Program Lead at Cavendish Cancer Care. “When they are feeling guilty about the way …

4 weeks of student action

Universities have long been hotbeds for social action, challenging injustices, and inspiring community action, and this definitely rings true for The University of Sheffield. With almost 28,000 students at the University, there’s huge potential for inspiring and actioning big changes in the city and further afield. The Students’ Union’s Volunteering team have the two themes …