Jake Loader

Jake Loader
Sheffield University


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Lecturer speaks out over mental health challenges at universities

She also called out the problematic two-way power relationship between students and staff

Argy-bargy in Sheffield SU as Education Officer BLOCKS Welfare Officer on Facebook

But the SU says it won’t influence their work

The Streets to headline Sheffield’s Tramlines Festival as massive lineup announced

We’re buzzing x

Live updates: Sheffield students occupy the Arts Tower as part of the rent strike

They say they are staying until at least Sunday

Rent strikers slam Sheffield SU as ‘puppet to uni’ with ‘serious transparency problems’

The SU has come under fire

TikTok star Ollie Ball will be a University of Sheffield fresher next year

John’s van will deffo get scranned

This brand new app will tell you which Sheffield pubs are re-opening from April 12th

Who else is buzzing?

We asked everyone running for Sheffield SU president what makes them different

So you don’t have to just vote for whoever has the best slogan

This is the most important Sheffield SU election in a long time, says candidate

‘Issues are starting to come to a head’

LIV accommodation ‘extremely sorry’ after raw sewage leaks into Sheffield student flat

The latest student shit storm

Uni of Sheffield officially best in the world for library and information management

Not the most exciting category, but we’ll take it

35 Sheffield students tested positive for coronavirus last week

And the city’s infection rate is falling

Sheffield Hallam threatens exclusion after student writes n***a into snow

‘We are taking this report extremely seriously’

Sheffield students hit with £34,000 fine after 150 attend a Ranmoor party

Police have released bodycam footage

We asked for your best Sheffield snow pics and you didn’t disappoint

We love you, Sheff x

Student accidentally sends email to 20,000 undergrads at the University of Sheffield

‘I felt awfully embarrassed at first’

Petition launched following Sheffield Hallam Students’ Union’s sweeping staff cuts

‘The proposals could not come at a worse time’

Student with severe anxiety waited a ‘terrifying’ five weeks for help from Sheffield Uni

Her anxiety was so bad an ambulance was called out twice

Sheffield Uni to give £1 million rent refund to students for last two weeks of term

It follows an SU campaign

Over one million rats now live in Sheffield following a bumper year

Put your bins away properly, you dirtbags

Sheffield is officially in the new Tier 3: Here’s how it affects students

It’s the toughest restrictions of any tier

Sheffield post-grads told to catch up on a month’s worth of content alongside current work

It’s left some unable to apply to post-grad schemes and jobs

‘It’s truly heartbreaking’: Sheffessions’ admins say one in four submissions are about mental health

They’re experiencing the student mental health crisis first-hand

Coronavirus cases continue to drop at the University of Sheffield with 74 in the past week

In October, there were over 100 cases in just one day

Don’t sign a contract for a house until after Christmas, Sheffield SU warns students

‘Once you’ve signed a contract, it’s really difficult to get out of it’

From Shrek to Robert Pattinson: These are Sheff freshers’ best window displays

First-year hasn’t been a waste of time after all

Manchester Met grad from Sheffield becomes UK’s first man to get coronavirus twice

And the second time was much worse

Manchester Met grad becomes UK’s first man to get coronavirus twice

And the second time was much worse

Coronavirus cases decline at the University of Sheffield with weekly total down to 191

Finally, some good news

A tier-three lockdown could come to Sheffield within weeks, warns health boss

‘It’s a matter of when, not if’

Sheffield students stage protest against Hostile Environment immigration policies

They called for urgent change

Sheff student areas Ranmoor and Endcliffe have third highest number of new corona cases

Broomhall, you’re on the list too

Tier-two restrictions announced for Sheffield with indoor mixing of households banned

Restrictions have been tightened

University of Sheffield coronavirus cases pass 700 after 109 recorded in just one day

Local lockdown pending

Breaking: Face-to-face teaching at the University of Sheffield is to be suspended from 9 to 18 October

It follows a BIG rise in cases

A local lockdown in Sheffield is ‘inevitable’ warns health boss, as cases at uni rise

We would join Newcastle, Birmingham and others

University of Sheffield jumps to 116 coronavirus cases, as city placed on ‘red level’

Cases are on the up

36 students and three staff members at Sheffield Uni have coronavirus as of today

It’s an increase from yesterday

I rated Sheffield University’s re-usable face masks to see where my nine grand is really going

Spoiler: It was quite disappointing

Stop all face-to-face teaching until our five demands are met, says Sheffield UCU

But the uni has already asked all students to come back

Sheffield Hallam students get £500 back after course ‘fails to meet standard promised’

A uni panel upheld their complaints

The Leadmill is finally re-opening and we can’t wait

Fear not freshers, all is not lost

House parties are a ‘key concern’, admits Sheff health boss as 60,000 students return

Can 2020 just end already?

The Tab Sheffield is recruiting – and we want YOU!

You know you want to

Covid infection rate doubles in Sheffield, as health boss warns of potential ‘take-off’

Pls don’t do this to us

Resident’s protest over ‘deafening’ noise brings Sheffield Uni’s building work to a halt

Residents say the noise has reached ‘intolerable’ levels

Clearing Plus 2020: Everything you need to know about the new process

I promise there’s no need to stress

It’s official: These are the uni cities where students spend the most on nights out

The most important uni stat tbh

Gordon Ramsay is roasting people for their cooking and it’s as savage as you’d expect

‘That looks like my Grandad’s colostomy bag’ is a personal fav

Sheffield Uni has bought £400k worth of pianos despite staff cuts

What a waste of money

All the times world politics was actually just a scene from The Thick Of It

I wish this wasn’t so accurate

Quiz: How well do you remember these niche Peep Show characters?

Outside is contagious, yet this quiz is purely outrageous

There’s a conspiracy going around that Sam Smith and Adele are the same person

The writing is truly on the wall now, Sam

Revealed: These are officially the hardest unis to get into in 2020

It’s actually pretty easy to score a place at Warwick, apparently

Sheffield Hallam University confirms data breach following cyber attack

It’s one of more than 20 unis and charities affected

‘The neighbours from hell’: Furious residents slam uni over deafening demolition

Imagine living next to this monstrosity

We can accurately guess what you got for your birthday from this Sheff-related quiz

It’s what you’ve all been waiting for

Watch: Builders begin to tear down new £65m uni Social Sciences building

It now won’t be ready until 2022

Swimming in Crookes Valley Park is dangerous and banned, Sheffield Council warn

It’s a Sheff student hot-spot

Sheffield named amongst British unis most reliant on Chinese students for a FIFTH of income

Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and UCL are also on the list

Sheffield students return back to their halls to find missing items and rooms wrecked

The uni had no explanation

Sheffield named as one of the cities most at risk of a coronavirus second-wave

Health bosses warned that we need to be careful

Pret A Manger in Sheffield city centre confirms it will not re-open

It’s one of 30 across the UK to do so

The Leadmill and Corp among Sheff student nightlife favs at risk of closure

Can 2020 even get any worse?

Sheffield student nurse speaks out about her awful treatment throughout the pandemic

“I wouldn’t want anybody to have to go through what I did”

Police warn Sheffield students to be vigilant following a rise in burglary

And here is their advice on how to stay safe

Sheff students are using bungee ropes and paddling pools to raise money for Alzhiemer’s

Next year they will swim all the way to France

Sheffield Uni tutor warns of threat to student learning from ‘devastating’ staff cuts

He also called out the £285,000 a year made by VC Koen Lambert

Police launch probe over racist attack in Sheffield city centre

Do you recognise these men?

Students can apply for a higher grade over George Floyd trauma, Uni of Sheffield says

The move follows a campaign from Oxford students

The uni of Sheffield’s Career Service is recruiting for Hong Kong’s Police Force

The uni has been slammed for supporting the ‘undemocratic’ regime

Uni of Sheffield apologises to BME Committee and says they have “much more to learn”

The uni’s response to BLM has been labelled as “extremely performative”

Sheffield uni overtakes Liverpool with five-place rise in the 2021 league tables

Sorry Hallam, we’re 39 places ahead of you

Sheffield student starts petition to remove ‘racist’ Winston Churchill from bank notes

But others say it is ‘unfair’ to judge

Interview: John’s Van on students, his van being stolen and his new delivery service

This is probs the most important interview you will ever read

Leaked emails reveal Uni of Sheffield has already lost £10 million to Covid-19

And the losses next year are expected to be even worse

Exclusive: UoS plans for next year include online lectures and much smaller class sizes

And there are fears of ‘massive budget cuts’ to come

These boys are virtually running to every Premier League stadium

It’s all in the name of mental health

Hallam are asking for donations from graduates to provide paying students with laptops

Does nine grand a year not cover the temporary laptop?

‘Nice pair of milkers’: Former Uni of Sheffield student ambassador slammed over ‘disgusting’ comment

She was employed by the uni to be a positive role model to younger students

Sheffield student fined by police after flouting lockdown rules

He gave a mate a ‘lift’ that involved driving 360 miles

Sheffield student fined by police after giving mate 360-mile ‘lift’

He gave a mate a ‘lift’ that involved driving 360 miles

Legendary Sheff DJ Jamie Duggan raises over £12,000 for the NHS

Millions watched the live stream

Why Sheffield’s coronavirus cases are so high

As experts warn the city has overtaken London in cases per 100,000

Forget Tinder: Sheffessions has launched a sister page for all your crushes

So this is a thing now

Police search Sheffield streets for firearms after gun shop burgled

Houses are being raided

Sheffield on course to become UK’s next coronavirus epicentre, experts say

Cases are rising rapidly

Police launch murder probe after fight streets away from Hallam city campus

A 26-year-old died

Breaking: Uni of Sheffield postpones summer graduation ceremonies

As the UK locks down

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Sheffield rise to 82

Biggest daily increase yet

Grandad becomes first in Sheffield to die of coronavirus

His family praised Northern General

In pictures: Uni of Sheffield campus becomes ghost town as all classes cancelled

Has everyone just gone home?

Pop Tarts and TTC are cancelled because of coronavirus

Put down those VKs

BREAKING: Arts Tower in lockdown as Sheffield Uni staff member gets coronavirus

Ten floors are shut

Meet the Sheffield SU election candidates getting the Tinder swipes

‘Let’s go on a date to the chancellor’s office’

‘It can be lonely’: Coronavirus patient in quarantine at Royal Hallamshire speaks out

He doesn’t even feel ill

Police up patrols after double shooting in Sheffield

Yet more gun violence in Sheff

‘The deafening music is punishing us’: A new club is set to open on West Street and locals are raging

It’ll be opposite Walkabout