Max Booth

Max Booth
Sheffield University

Student news, student lifestyle, Sheffield universities, Sheffield, British politics, US politics, far-right, populism, breaking news, broadcast journalism, sports journalism

  • Max Booth is currently the News Editor at The Sheffield Tab. He commissions and edits news, as well as writing her own articles.
  • Max enjoys working on original stories, investigative pieces, and breaking news covering both Sheffield universities.
  • Max has written many stories covering a range of topics and news from student protest, industrial action in higher education to Sheffield politics and celebrity interviews.


Max joined The Sheffield Tab in late 2020 during his first year at university as a student writer. Since June 2022, he has been its News Editor.


Max Booth is currently in his second year of study in Sheffield, studying a three year course in BA Journalism at the University of Sheffield.


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University of Sheffield student who killed stepfather given indefinite hospital order

Benjamin Moglione was studying chemical engineering at the time of his attack

Sheffield students battle giant mutant rats and mould in accommodation

Furious students are considering a rent strike

The general election in Sheffield: Who students can vote for on July 4th

The candidates competing in next month’s general election have been confirmed

Staff at Sheffield Hallam vote for strike action over ‘vicious job cuts’

The university has been facing financial struggles for some time

University of Sheffield climbs league tables for third year running

Hallam stayed put in 63rd

University of Sheffield drops out of the world’s top 100 universities for the first time

At least we won varsity this year

University of Sheffield spent almost £1.8 million restoring the Henderson’s Relish building

The heritage project cost £1.8 million.

University of Sheffield spent more than £6000 on logo change

The new logo hasn’t been popular with students.

Vice chancellor escorted out after pro-Palestine protest disrupts Sheffield Uni awards

Security promptly shut down the event

Students launch encampment outside Sheffield University SU in solidarity with Palestine

This follows a number of similar protests in America and across UK university campuses

Sheffield student stuck in Gaza starts GoFundMe

Said Zaaneen and his family have been trying to leave Gaza for the last several months.

Sheffield Hallam offers academic staff voluntary severance scheme amid financial struggles

Any of the 1,700 staff who chose to accept will have to leave by 29th February 2024 at the latest

University of Sheffield celebrate opening of The Wave with cake from GBBO winner academic

The university academic Dr Rahul Mandal won the show in 2018

University of Sheffield’s Palestine society holds protest in Sheffield city centre

The protest was jointly organised by the University of Sheffield’s Palestine society and Sheffield Palestine solidarity campaign

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University of Sheffield moves up rankings to 18th in UK, according to new league table

The university also ranked in the top five for eight subjects

University of Sheffield is the best uni in the country, according to students

Sheffield Hallam didn’t fare as well

University of Sheffield staff warn students could be affected as external examiners drafted in

14 members of staff from the University of Sheffield’s urban studies and planning department signed a letter

Sheffield universities working with council to tackle rubbish from students moving out

Temporary additional waste collections are in place for 8000 properties

University of Sheffield students could receive empty certificates at graduation

Final marks for some students may not be available until after graduations have taken place

University of Sheffield climbs eight places to rank top 20, according to new league tables

Hallam climbed three places to 63rd

Meet all the candidates hoping to be Sheffield Central’s next Labour MP

Yes, that is the actual Eddie Izzard