Sophie Watson

Sophie Watson
Sheffield University


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Sheffield students occupy Uni of building to support UCU Strikes

17 students have occupied the Jessop West building

Sheffield Clubbers of the Week: A lot to see in week three

Bananas, an inflatable horse and lots of Where’s Wallys

Sheffield Clubbers of the Week #2

Caterpillars, cowgirls and carnarge coming your way…

Sheffield JSoc says Hallam UCU’s support for sacked Bristol lecturer ‘harms Jewish students’

David Miller was cleared of all antisemitism allegations earlier this year

Breaking News: Three day strike action announced for Sheffield Hallam and Uni of

58 universities across the country will be striking in December

Hallam Students could face strike disruptions as two thirds of UCU members vote in favour of striking

“We know when enough is enough and our members at Sheffield Hallam University have spoken out clearly”

Students could face strike disruptions as three quarters of Sheffield UCU members vote in favour of striking

78.8 per cent of voters chose to back strike action

Sheffield’s best dressed: Halloween 2021

From Princess Di to Remy, the ratatouille, Sheff really outdid themselves this year

Revealed: All the club nights that have been cancelled in support of Night In Campaign

Both Hallam and Sheffield University’s weekly Wednesday club nights have been cancelled

Sheffield students call for nightclub boycott over spiking incidents

Students across the UK are taking part in the Night In Campaign

Exclusive: Sheffield Hallam senior management personally tracked the locations of rent strikers

‘I’m still processing the fact that I’ve got my own stalker, and it’s my university management’

We’re back: Sheffield Clubbers of the Week has returned

Look mum, I’m famous

‘It’s really scared me’: Sheffield student speaks out after she was attacked

Police have arrested a former Sheffield student in connection to the attack

Sheffield University students unable to access teaching timetables on first day

‘We understand the inconvenience this may have caused’

Here are nine reasons why you should write for The Sheffield Tab

We’re recruiting new writers to join our team

Everything you need to know about the new Harley refurb

The OG Harley is returning…

A comprehensive guide to Sheffield Freshers’ Week events 2021

Whether you’re studying at Hallam or Uni of – we’ve got you covered

‘I forgot Covid existed’: What it was actually like to go to Tramlines Festival 2021

‘Everyone was so hyped and ready to be back’

126 sexual harassment cases recorded at Sheffield Hallam University this year

The most severe incidents included stalking and online harassment

Singer Ellie Goulding wears dress designed by Sheffield Hallam Graduate

‘It was the sort of thing I could have only ever dreamed of’

Tramlines Festival 2021 to go ahead at full capacity

There will be no need to social distance or wear masks

It’s official: The University of Sheffield is one of the top 100 universities in the world

It was awarded 95th place

All the South Yorkshire bands performing at Tramlines this year

Come and support your local bands

No Bounds Festival returning to Sheffield this October

Get ready for three days of DJs sets and all night raves

Petition to save Uni of’s Archeology Department receives over 35,000 signatures

Sheffield Archeology Department is ranked 12th worldwide

First case of Covid-19 Indian variant confirmed in Sheffield

Sheffield has the 10th highest Covid-19 rating in England

Over £22,000 raised for Sheffield Hallam student with incurable brain tumour

The GoFundMe page was set up to help Jacob travel the world

Sheffield Hallam student left bruised after being ‘thrown to the ground by security guard’

‘I feel really unsafe around staff that are meant to protect us’

In videos: Hundreds gather in Sheffield to stage sit down #KilltheBill protest

Roads were blocked off outside the police station

Rent strikes, illegal raves and a Sims IC: Looking back at a year of Covid-19 in Sheff

The last 12 months through the eyes of Sheffield students

Which Sheffield night out are you based on your Zodiac sign?

A Scorpio lives and breathes Hallam Nation

In pictures: Sheffield #ReclaimTheseStreets vigil

It was officially cancelled, but people still showed their respects

Sheffield #ReclaimTheseStreets event happening this weekend

The vigil will be held at 6pm on Devonshire Green

Mangos, Maccies and Lynx: Tastes and smells we’re still missing after testing positive

‘Mashed potato is a no no’

‘Doing 12-hour shifts for free is inhumane’: Student nurses on why they deserve to be paid

‘I was so overwhelmed, they offered me a session with a psychologist’

Student petition for more lighting in Sheffield’s parks passes 3,000 signatures

Let’s stand up to street harassment and improve lighting in our green spaces

Unite security guard filmed throwing a cup of tea at university student

He has been suspended following the incident

What we know so far about the calls for no-detriment policies at both Sheffield unis

Both are yet to reintroduce the safety net

University of Sheffield to stop charging accommodation rent until late February

Maybe living at home won’t be so bad…

These 26 memes perfectly sum up how it feels to be a uni student right now

Hello Boris, we still exist!

Sheffield students plan a rent strike as university tensions increase

It’s set to be the largest rent strike in 40 years

Tributes pour in for late University of Sheffield Professor Iain Wilkinson

‘His courage, stoicism and positivity in the face of illness were extraordinary and inspirational’

Everything you need to know about the new Gossip Girl series

It’s due to air in 2021

Sex, solo self-care and sanitiser: How have the singletons of Sheff been keeping?

Your one and only source into the scandalous lives of the Steel City’s singletons

Breaking: Sheffield to move into a Tier Three lockdown from Saturday

Pubs not serving a ‘substantial meal’ will be forced to shut

Uni students and staff march together to call for action at Sheffield Stand Up protest

‘We are the next generation and we should be valued as such’

Coronavirus cases at the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam pass 1,700

The University of Sheffield alone has over 1,000

Five ways students in Sheffield can look after their mental health

Prioritising mental health has never been more important

Emergency Sheffield student coronavirus meeting to be held over Zoom tomorrow

It will discuss the rapid rise in cases

Line-up announced for Sheffield SU’s new Get Together music festival

Let’s hope corona has gone by May

The new normal: How is the 10pm curfew affecting Sheffield’s nightlife?

“It’s odd when people are queuing up for the nightclub and it’s still sunny outside”

At least 40 staff and students at Sheffield Hallam have coronavirus, confirms the uni

And it’s only day three of the new term…

Our beloved Sheffield Christmas market is set to take place despite coronavirus

Don’t worry Sheff students, Christmas isn’t ruined yet

Sheffield Hallam pay tribute to graduate who died in the Birmingham stabbings

‘Jacob was the light of our life and we have been devastated by his loss’

University of Sheffield faces criticism over charging exam re-sit fees in the middle of a pandemic

Other unis have removed the charge for this year

Half of new £65m Social Sciences building to be knocked down in massive blow for UoS

We’re not kidding

Sheffield Hallam Men’s Football Society is running 300 miles in support of the #BlackLivesMatter movement

“If what’s happening in the world right now doesn’t infuriate you, you’re not human”

Sheffield Hallam Lacrosse girls raise £890 for local domestic abuse charity

Their tour to Croatia was cancelled, but that didn’t stop them going the distance virtually

Meet the students who decided to stay put in Sheffield during lockdown

We miss West Street, our friends and Nursery Tav

Hallam refuses to bring in ‘safety net’ policy despite 3,000 students signing petition

Let’s all sign it

In pictures: Hallam students rock the catwalk in aid of breast cancer charity

The glam Sheffield event was a sellout

All Sheffield Hallam libraries are closing tonight

Uni really is out for summer

Leadmill auction loo roll and memorabilia to survive amid coronavirus club closures

Literally toilet paper from the birthplace of Pulp

Hallam moves exams online due to coronavirus crisis

And classes remain cancelled

10 things Sheffield students can do during self-isolation

Pls stay sane, Sheff x

Sheffield Hallam Uni says libraries are staying OPEN despite coronavirus pandemic

But, physical distance measures have been put in place.

These Bar One bevs and burgers have just reduced by a whole 50p

Cheers to that